Civil War Events Guide: Arlington
Arlington House – The Robert E. Lee Memorial Tours
Jan 1–Dec 31 @ 9:30am-4:30pm. Tour the home and surrounding of the house of the Confederate general. Tourists will be able to view the home, walk through the flower garden and visit the Robert E. Lee Museum and slave quarters. / Arlington House, Arlington Cemetery, Memorial Drive, Arlington; 703-235-1530; free.
The Robert E. Lee Memorial Commemorates the Resignation of Lee from the United States Army
April 16 @ 7pm-10pm. The Robert E. Lee Memorial will celebrate the 150th anniversary of Lee resigning from the United States Army. Come and see exhibits of Lee’s artifacts, talks, tours, lectures and music./ Arlington House, Arlington Cemetery, Memorial Drive; 703-234-1530; free.
150th Anniversary Commemoration of Robert E. Lee Penning His Resignation from the United States Army
April 19 @ 8pm-12:30am. A vigil will be held to mark the day when Robert E. Lee resigned from the United States Army and joined the Confederates. Enjoy an evening of tours, talks, dramatic readings and lively music. Reservations required. / Arlington House, Arlington Cemetery, Memorial Drive, Arlington; 703-235-1530; free.
Events are subject to change. Please visit Arlington’s website at: www.arlcivwar.net
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