Arlington National Cemetery

tomb of the unknown D.C. Arlington National CemeteryArlington National Cemetery serves as a memorial to Veterans who have lost their lives in various wars. Our former president, John F. Kennedy and Robert Kennedy are buried at this location. John F. Kennedy was assassinated in November, 1963. This location is well-known and contains some interesting history within its gates. Over 4 million people visit this memorial each year. Upon entering the gates, you will find a Welcome center, which contains maps, guidebooks, exhibits, and a bookstore. You may tour the grounds on your own or take the interpretative shuttles. The shuttles will take the group to the Arlington House which sits atop the highest point of the cemetery and then return to the center. When visiting this historical landmark, don’t forget to stop by the tomb of the unknowns. This tomb was dedicated in 1921. It stands on a hill overlooking Washington, D.C. It contains remains of soldiers from WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. Also during your visit, make sure to check out the Arlington house. This location is the former home of Robert E. lee, known for assisting in healing the nation following the Civil War. The house sits atop a hill with the best view of D.C. It is now preserved as a memorial of Robert E. Lee and contains interesting artifacts.

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