Support Your Park
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial encourages visitors to help preserve, protect, and enjoy the resources of the park. Various volunteer programs are available for the public to be very involved in park living history, maintenance, or ranger programs.
Bookstores are operated by our cooperating association Eastern National. Please click the bookstore link for more information.
Many outside organizations throughout the area work to support Arlington House.
Save Historic Arlington House was established as a not-for-profit organization dedicated the restoration, preservation and the advancement of research and educational activities related to the historic home of the families of George Washington Parke Custis and Robert E. Lee ("Arlington House").Save Historic Arlington House is a "partner" of the National Park Service and operates to assist it with the stewardship of Arlington House, and with the restoration and maintenance of Arlington House, other historic structures on the site, and its grounds.In this way, Save Historic Arlington House supports efforts of the National Park Service that enhance the visitor's experience of this unique nineteenth-century residence in order to encourage a broader understanding of the lives of the people who lived and worked at Arlington House, as well as the momentous decisions that were made there and the events that occurred there.
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.