Arlington National Cemetery is a United States military cemetery created during the Civil War and is still in use today. The grounds belonged to Confederate General Robert E. Lee, but were confiscated by Union forces during the war after his family was forced to flee. Lee’s mansion, Arlington House, remains on the grounds and serves as The Robert E. Lee Memorial operated by the National Park Service.
Notable burials include:
The grounds are open 365 days a year. Guided and self-guided tours are available. Find more information here.