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Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National CemeteryAcross Memorial Bridge, about
3/4 mile from Lincoln Memorial

Arlington, VA
Phone: (877) 907-8585

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Arlington National Cemetery is America's largest national burial ground with more than 600 acres of landscaped hills. Among the thousands of white headstones are the graves of President John Kennedy, Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, world champion boxer Joe Louis, America's most decorated soldier, Audie Murphy and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The cemetery sets upon the site of the Custis-Lee estate (Arlington House) the home of Robert E. Lee at the time of the outbreak of the U.S. Civil War. 

Open: Daily 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (to 7 p.m. April-September). Choice of self-guided walking tour or paid shuttle tour (information available at the Visitors Center).  Admission: Free.  Metro: Arlington Cemetery.  

Related Links:   Arlington Cemetery Official Website  Arlington House (Robert E. Lee Memorial) 



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