In this module, students of all ages will learn about the environmental principles that guide landscape management at ANC.
Learn about distinguished Black service members and military units, civil rights pioneers, the Freedman's Village that once existed at Arlington, and more.
Students explore efforts to define and unite the American national community by reading and discussing primary source documents related to the 1921 dedication of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Learn about the origins of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier; delve into firsthand accounts of the Spanish-American War from individuals buried at Arlington; and explore local and national African American history, from the Civil War through the civil rights movement. Featured topics also include environmental science and horticulture.
Discover ANC's rich African American history, from Freedman's Village to celebrated military units.
Learn the environmental principles that guide landscape management at the cemetery.
Explore the cemetery virtually or in person with our guides to its traditions and operations.
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier turned 100 years old in 2021. Delve into its history and meanings.