I love history and can never get enough of it. I had never taken a tour of it and when I did I was upset with myself for not taking the tour sooner.
About Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial
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There really was not to much to see since the house is going to close for restoration soon. But the views from the hill are absolutely gorgeous!!
The house is undergoing some much needed renovations, so we were not able to see all of the rooms in the house. But we did get a glimpse into what life was like without all of the the comforts we take for granted today. The...More
Being part of the cemetery it had great views over it and into Washington DC . The house is being restored at the moment , but is still full of history . The Slave quarters and the Museum in the garden must be seen as...More
When we visited in July 2017, the house was on its way to being renovated/reconstructed so there was not a lot to see inside it. We did enjoy walking inside it, but I'm sure it will be more atmospheric once the are finished (spring 2018,...More
The Arlington House has displays to learn from while you wait for the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. It's the building you see from Memorial Bridge or the Kennedy Center for the Performing arts. It looks like the Kennedy...More
Located in Arlington National Cemetery. Take the shuttle bus up the very steep hills and walk back down. Great view and very historical. The reason the cemetery is there, as it was the plantation home of Colonel and Mrs Robert E Lee. When Lee resigned...More
The house has already begun the process of being renovated although it was not to be closed for that until August. Advertising stated there were guided tours but, on arrival, we were told no guides were available and we could self guide. Paint was missing...More
The Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial is a memorial to the civil's war general Robert E. Lee. Great architecture.