The Robert E. Lee Memorial

Arlington House is the nation’s memorial to Robert E. Lee. It honors him for specific reasons, including his role in promoting peace and reunion after the Civil War. In a larger sense it exists as a place of study and contemplation of the meaning of some of the most difficult aspects of American history: military service; sacrifice; citizenship; duty; loyalty; slavery and freedom.

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Sharing the history of Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial

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Robert E. Lee

National Memorial to Robert E. Lee

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Last updated: July 30, 2021

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Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial
700 George Washington Memorial Parkway
c/o Turkey Run Park

McLean , VA 22101


703 235-1530

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