Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery honors events and members from all branches of the military, and also pays respect to astronauts, nurses, chaplains, war correspondents, just to name a few. The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, one of Arlington’s most well-known memorials, includes the remains of unknown service members from World War I, World War II and the Korean War. Arlington National Cemetery encapsulates America’s history – a living tribute to our Nation’s past and how it continues to thrive through the service and sacrifice of those willing to dedicate their life to its ideals.

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School

The cemetery is comprised of some of the land that belonged to Martha Washington’s grandson. Check out the Welcome Center for exhibits on the cemetery’s history before starting your tour. Places of interest include the Pan Am Flight 103 Memorial, Confederate Memorial, Korean War Contemplative Bench, Space Shuttle Challenger Memorial, and many others. Groups can also see John F. Kennedy’s Gravesite, the Changing of the Guard Ritual on the hour every hour, the Memorial Arboretum, and more.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
History, Government, Presidents, Civil War, World War I, World War II.

contact info
Phone: 877-907-8585
Email: groups@arlingtontours.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 20 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee, 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.

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Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery honors events and members from all branches of the military, and also pays respect to astronauts, nurses, chaplains, war correspondents, just to name a few. The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, one of Arlington’s most well-known memorials, includes the remains of unknown service members from World War I, World War II and the Korean War. Arlington National Cemetery encapsulates America’s history – a living tribute to our Nation’s past and how it continues to thrive through the service and sacrifice of those willing to dedicate their life to its ideals.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

Scouts

The cemetery is comprised of some of the land that belonged to Martha Washington’s grandson. Check out the Welcome Center for exhibits on the cemetery’s history before starting your tour. Places of interest include the Pan Am Flight 103 Memorial, Confederate Memorial, Korean War Contemplative Bench, Space Shuttle Challenger Memorial, and many others. Groups can also see John F. Kennedy’s Gravesite, the Changing of the Guard Ritual on the hour every hour, the Memorial Arboretum, and more.

supports scout badges in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
History, Government, Presidents, Civil War, World War I, World War II.

contact info
Phone: 877-907-8585
Email: groups@arlingtontours.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 20 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee, 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 National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery honors events and members from all branches of the military, and also pays respect to astronauts, nurses, chaplains, war correspondents, just to name a few. The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, one of Arlington’s most well-known memorials, includes the remains of unknown service members from World War I, World War II and the Korean War. Arlington National Cemetery encapsulates America’s history – a living tribute to our Nation’s past and how it continues to thrive through the service and sacrifice of those willing to dedicate their life to its ideals.

contact info

Hrs: Vary

Camp

The cemetery is comprised of some of the land that belonged to Martha Washington’s grandson. Check out the Welcome Center for exhibits on the cemetery’s history before starting your tour. Places of interest include the Pan Am Flight 103 Memorial, Confederate Memorial, Korean War Contemplative Bench, Space Shuttle Challenger Memorial, and many others. Groups can also see John F. Kennedy’s Gravesite, the Changing of the Guard Ritual on the hour every hour, the Memorial Arboretum, and more.

topics covered:
History, Government, Presidents, Civil War, World War I, World War II.

contact info
Phone: 877-907-8585
Email: groups@arlingtontours.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 20 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee, 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 National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery honors events and members from all branches of the military, and also pays respect to astronauts, nurses, chaplains, war correspondents, just to name a few. The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, one of Arlington’s most well-known memorials, includes the remains of unknown service members from World War I, World War II and the Korean War. Arlington National Cemetery encapsulates America’s history – a living tribute to our Nation’s past and how it continues to thrive through the service and sacrifice of those willing to dedicate their life to its ideals.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

Homeschool

The cemetery is comprised of some of the land that belonged to Martha Washington’s grandson. Check out the Welcome Center for exhibits on the cemetery’s history before starting your tour. Places of interest include the Pan Am Flight 103 Memorial, Confederate Memorial, Korean War Contemplative Bench, Space Shuttle Challenger Memorial, and many others. Groups can also see John F. Kennedy’s Gravesite, the Changing of the Guard Ritual on the hour every hour, the Memorial Arboretum, and more.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
History, Government, Presidents, Civil War, World War I, World War II.

contact info
Phone: 877-907-8585
Email: groups@arlingtontours.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 20 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee, 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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