Arlington National Cemetery • Location Washington D.C.
Location • in Washington D.C.
Year it was built It was built in 1864.
Built by • Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Lee.
why it was built • It was built to remember the solders who died in the war.
Interesting facts • The oldest grave belongs to Mary Randolph. She was Robert E. Lee’s godmother. She was buried on the grounds on 1828, long before Arlington was a cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Lee lived in Arlington house in 1831 – 1861.
Resources • The book title is Arlington National Cemetery. • The author is Ted and Lola Shaefer. • It was made in 2006 in Chicago, Illinois. • Heinemann Library in Chicago, Illinois.