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5 Little Known Facts About the Kennedy Family Graves at Arlington National Cemetery

Kennedy Tram Stop Sign

When President John F. Kennedy’s burial was televised on November 25, 1963, it was the first time Americans from coast to coast could participate in the funeral of a leader without being physically present. And by selecting the 624-acre site in the nation’s capital, rather than a plot in the family’s home state of Massachusetts, …

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12 Famous Graves to Visit in Arlington National Cemetery (After You’ve Paid Respect to JFK)

More than three million people visit Arlington National Cemetery annually. While President Kennedy’s eternal flame and the Tomb of the Unknowns are the most visited destinations within the 624-acre site, here are 12 other Arlington Cemetery notable graves. Roughly the size of 472 American football fields, Arlington National Cemetery is the final resting place of …

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Meet America’s Presidents at the Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC

Spend an Hour with America's Presidents at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

Whether cherished or chastised, America’s presidents unquestionably play a key role in our nation’s history. Spend an hour in the America’s Presidents Portrait Gallery, the country’s only complete collection of presidential portraits outside the White House, and get to know each of the POTUSes a bit better.

What to See at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery (After You’ve Visited America’s Presidents)

8 Things to See at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery After You’ve Visited America’s Presidents

While the America’s Presidents Gallery is one of the most popular things to see at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, here are eight other works of art you won’t want to miss when you visit Washington, DC. Sage Advice:  Looking for a complete list of museums in the Smithsonian Institution’s portfolio? Jump to that section …

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Everything You Need to Know BEFORE You Visit Arlington National Cemetery

View of Lincoln Memorial from Kennedy Family Graves

From the giant sarcophagus containing the remains of an unknown American soldier to a sea of white marble headstones dotting the green rolling hills, every American should visit Arlington National Cemetery at least once to pay their respects. Here’s everything you need to know before you visit the military cemetery in Washington, DC. Before it …

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