In 1802, construction began on Arlington House. Since then, it has served as a family home, a military headquarters, a national cemetery, and more. On these pages are some of the stories of Arlington House, from the early years to the present day.
Did You Know?
George Washington Parke Custis built Arlington House to be not only his home but a memorial to George Washington, his step-grandfather. The house was built between 1802 and 1818.