Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington) is removing its Confederate Memorial, as mandated by the Congress’s authorizing the Naming Commission to rename and/or remove Department of Defense assets that commemorate the Confederate States of America (CSA) or any person who voluntarily served with the CSA against the United States. [Read more…] about Arlington National Cemetery Removing Confederate Memorial
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Virtual Tour of Arlington National Cemetery Nov 2nd
On Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 7 to 9 pm, the Seward/Mapes Homestead will present a virtual tour of the Arlington National Cemetery to benefit the Seward/Mapes Homestead Restoration. The fundraiser will be held at the Florida Senior Center, 3 Cohen Circle, Florida, NY.
The virtual tour will follow the history of Arlington from its origins during the Civil War as a burial place of necessity, to its current celebrity as the most prestigious cemetery in the United States. Once the great antebellum plantation of the Custis & Lee families, Arlington’s green slopes shelter over 275,000 United States veterans from every war. [Read more…] about Virtual Tour of Arlington National Cemetery Nov 2nd