Arlington National Cemetery Sesquicentennial Commemoration

Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial
Venue
Arlington National Cemetery
Address
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington, VA 22211
Region Northern Virginia
Locality Arlington
Date(s)/Time:
Thursday, May 01, 2014 - Monday, June 30, 2014
Phone: (877) 907-8585
Website stayarlington.com/explore-arlington/blog/arlington-national-cemetery-sesquicentennial-plans-underway2

Spring 2014 will be a special one of remembrance for Arlington National Cemetery, as 2014 marks the 150th anniversary of the cemetery's first burial and of its designation as a national cemetery. To commemorate, the Cemetery will host a series of special events from May through June 2014 designed to honor the traditions, remember the sacrifice and explore the history of the cemetery.

With observances and ceremonies beginning in May, which was when the very first burial took place, through June, when it was incorporated, Arlington National Cemetery will host a series of special tours, lectures and other programs that will showcase the history of different aspects of the cemetery and some of the noted figures buried there.




Last Updated: 10/17/2013 12:30 PM
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