Arlington House: Private Estate to Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington House: Private Estate to Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery is America’s pre-eminent military burial site. It has grown to over 400,000 graves of men and women who have served and protected the United States since 1864. The property did not start out as a cemetery but as a 1,100-acre private estate owned by George Washington’s adopted grandson, George Washington Parke Custis. […]