Arlington National Cemetery (Introduction)

Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery (Introduction)

Arlington, Virginia 22202, United States

Created By: Craig High School Washington Seminar


The land that makes up Arlington National Cemetery once belonged to George Washington Parke Custis, who was the grandson of Martha Washington and step-grandson of George Washington. He is the one that built the Arlington House that you will see as we walk to the Kennedy grave site.

  • Two United States Presidents are buried at Arlington (Taft and Kennedy).
  • Twelve Supreme Court justices are buried in Arlington.
  • Lincoln's son and grandson are buried here.
  • Numerous astronauts, explorers, military, science, and sports figures are also buried in Arlington.

If you are interested in seeing the famous people you can find them here:

This point of interest is part of the tour: Arlington National Cemetery


Leave a Comment



Download the App

Download the PocketSights Tour Guide mobile app to take this self-guided tour on your GPS-enabled mobile device.

iOS Tour Guide Android Tour Guide



Updates and Corrections

Please send change requests to