By Cynthia Parzych
Walk via America's such a lot sacred floor and
come to understand the folk and occasions that experience formed historical past
Known for its greater than 300,000 graves and for iconic monuments together with the toilet F. Kennedy gravesite and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington nationwide Cemetery is considered one of America's most vital historic landmarks. This e-book brings you face-to-face as by no means sooner than with the folk and occasions that experience formed its background. It features:
- An advent that units Arlington nationwide Cemetery in ancient context
- A timeline that provides additional texture to the historical past described
- A historic journey of key graves, together with concise biographies of these who leisure there
- within sight locations to stick, consume, and stopover at
- Archival and colour pictures all through
- PopOut maps—an archival map, and one other displaying the cemetery at the present time
About the Timeline series
These specific books carry you head to head with the folk and occasions that experience formed American historical past and who've left their mark on a number of the nation's most vital old landmarks and destinations.
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