Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial

Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial is the nation’s memorial to Robert E. Lee, honoring 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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Hrs: Daily 9AM-5:30PM.

School

Tour Robert E. Lee’s 19th-century home. For 30 years before the Civil War began, the Lee family lived in the house. View Southern aristocratic furnishings, the museum, the slave quarters, and the flower garden. Exhibits at the house’s museum contain artifacts and exhibits that teach groups about Robert E. Lee’s life. Educational programs at Arlington House focus on various topics in American history.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
History, American History, Civil War, Slavery, Government.

contact info
Phone: 703-235-1530

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-1.5 hours. Registration: Phone. Cost: Free Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

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Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

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Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial

Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial is the nation’s memorial to Robert E. Lee, honoring 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.

contact info

Hrs: Daily 9AM-5:30PM.

Scouts

Tour Robert E. Lee’s 19th-century home. For 30 years before the Civil War began, the Lee family lived in the house. View Southern aristocratic furnishings, the museum, the slave quarters, and the flower garden. Exhibits at the house’s museum contain artifacts and exhibits that teach groups about Robert E. Lee’s life. Educational programs at Arlington House focus on various topics in American history.

supports scout badges in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
History, American History, Civil War, Slavery, Government.

contact info
Phone: 703-235-1530

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-1.5 hours. Registration: Phone. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial

Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial is the nation’s memorial to Robert E. Lee, honoring 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.

contact info

Hrs: Daily 9AM-5:30PM.

Camp

Tour Robert E. Lee’s 19th-century home. For 30 years before the Civil War began, the Lee family lived in the house. View Southern aristocratic furnishings, the museum, the slave quarters, and the flower garden. Exhibits at the house’s museum contain artifacts and exhibits that teach groups about Robert E. Lee’s life. Educational programs at Arlington House focus on various topics in American history.

topics covered:
History, American History, Civil War, Slavery, Government.

contact info
Phone: 703-235-1530

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-1.5 hours. Registration: Phone. Cost: Free Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial

Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial is the nation’s memorial to Robert E. Lee, honoring 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.

contact info

Hrs: Daily 9AM-5:30PM.

Homeschool

Tour Robert E. Lee’s 19th-century home. For 30 years before the Civil War began, the Lee family lived in the house. View Southern aristocratic furnishings, the museum, the slave quarters, and the flower garden. Exhibits at the house’s museum contain artifacts and exhibits that teach groups about Robert E. Lee’s life. Educational programs at Arlington House focus on various topics in American history.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
History, American History, Civil War, Slavery, Government.

contact info
Phone: 703-235-1530

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-1.5 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Phone.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Phone.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Phone. Cost: Free Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

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