Learn about distinguished Black service members and military units, civil rights pioneers, the Freedman's Village that once existed at Arlington, and more.
ANC has more monuments and burial sites related to the Spanish-American War than any other location in the continental United States. Learn about the tremendous historical impact of this war by visiting memorials and gravesites of individuals who played prominent roles in it.
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.
Discover ANC's rich African American history, from Freedman's Village to celebrated military units.
Through sites at ANC, learn how this 1898 conflict transformed America and the 20th-century world.
Explore the cemetery virtually or in person with our guides to its traditions and operations.
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier turns 100 years old in 2021. Learn about its history and meanings.