• Lossing Watercolor of Arlington House

    Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial

    Virginia

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July 17, 2014
David Rubenstein donates lead Centennial gift of $12.35 million to the National Park Foundation to Restore Arlington House
Gift exemplifies ‘Patriotic Philanthropy,’ as the 2016 National Park Service centennial approaches. Gift is Rubenstein’s third major donation to honor the legacy of George Washington.

 

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Robert E. Lee's bedchamber

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.