You're invited to a celebration of the 182nd wedding anniversary of Robert E. Lee and Mary Custis! Join Arlington House, June 30, 2013 for tours of the house, period music and dancing, and spinning and lace making demonstrations.
Arlington House is fully furnished! Visitors are now able to view all furnished rooms, including the north wing and second floor.
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial is managed by the George Washington Memorial Parkway. To view news releases for Arlington House and other Parkway units, visit http://www.nps.gov/gwmp/parknews/index.htm.
Did You Know?
Robert E. Lee made his decision to resign from the US Army in his bedchamber on the second floor of Arlington House. Lee wrote his resignation letter the night of April 20, 1861, and left two days later, never to return.