The House Where Two Generals Are Connected
Arlington House is inextricably linked to one of the most famous Confederate Civil War Generals, Robert E. Lee, but it is also the home of a family whose roots lie with the father of our country, George Washington. Arlington House is where this family lived and lost. It was also home to a large enslaved population that came from Mount Vernon to provide the existence that the family knew.Read More
Get to Know Robert E. Lee
As a young boy, Robert E. Lee visited Arlington often and married Mary Anna Randolph Custis. Long before he became the person we know today.Read More
Selina Grey was an important part of the Story
As a second-generation Arlington slave Selina Grey had her own connection to Arlington and helped protect the home when it was necessary.Read More
Check Out Our Virtual Museum Exhibit
Explore Arlington House and learn more about its most famous resident, Robert E. Lee. This virtual exhibit tells the story of three families.Read More
Did You Know?
Memorial Bridge was built in 1933 as a symbol of reunification after the Civil War. The bridge crosses the Potomac River, the boundary between North and South during the war. It connects Arlington House (the South) and the Lincoln Memorial (the north).