Arlington National Cemetery


Visitor Information: More than four million people the Arlington Cemetery a year. If you visit the cemetery you should first stop at the Visitors Center, located at the entrance. There you will find maps, guidebooks, exhibits, and grave locations. When you visit the cemetery, if you need a stroller or wheelchair you will have to provide it yourself.

Location: At 612 acres, and over 200,000 occupant, this cemetery is the nations largest cemetery. Arlington National Cemetery is across the Potomac River from Washington DC and is located in Arlington, Virginia.

History: Arlington National Cemetery is America's most revered burial ground, which shows the Nations history through the stories of those buried there. The land was first explored in the early 1600s by Captain John Smith. The construction of the Arlington house began in 1802.