Essays Tagged: "Arlington National Cemetery"

Arlington Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery, located in Arlington, Virginia, is home to the graves of over 275,000 p ... 1802, George Washington's adopted grandson, George Custis, wanted to build a mansion atop a hill in Arlington as a memorial for the country's first president. He hired George Hadfield, an English arch ... oon after purchasing the land, he appropriated the grounds for use as a military cemetery. In 1864, Arlington National Cemetery was officially created from the estate. One can still walk inside ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Major Pierre Charles L'Enfant

land where they had rested since 1825. They were reinterred with military honors on the hillside at Arlington National Cemetery overlooking the radiating avenues and circles and squares L'Enfant had d ...

(3 pages) 33 1 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Memorial day: What it means.

ere it was originally called Decoration Day. The first Decoration Day took place on May 30, 1868 at Arlington National Cemetery under the order of General John Logan, national commander of the Grand A ...

(2 pages) 22 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Half asleep, I stumbled on to Rochambeau’s school grounds. It

really loved this site. However, there are some sites I didn't like as much. I did not like Arlington National Cemetery. I thought we spent way too much time there just to look at the Kennedy ... tes. This was extremely boring and it was definitely too hot. Although not my favorite site, Arlington National Cemetery has to do with history a great deal. The Kennedys played a big part in o ...

(3 pages) 454 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II


(3 pages) 5 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing