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Arlington House

Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1877/02/08 Charles Wilkes Died Rear Admiral Wilkes dies in Washington, D C
1921/00/00 Moses Jacob Ezekiel Final Resting Place Moses Jacob Ezekiel is laid to rest near his Confederate Memorial, Section 16, Arlington National Cemetery
1921/03/04 Congress approves the burial of an unidentified American soldier from World War I in the plaza of the new Memorial Amphitheater. Establishing the Tomb of the Unknown US Soldier
1921/11/11 Warren G Harding US President President Warren G Harding officiates at the interment ceremonies at the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery. Establishing the Tomb of the Unknown US Soldier
1938/02/15 Cary Travers Grayson Died Rear Admiral Cary Travers Grayson dies from cardiovascular disease at home on Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC. He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
1939/06/08 King George VI lays a wreath at Arlington Cemetery's The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Visit America
1946/05/26 Joseph Medill Patterson Died Captain Joseph Medill Patterson dies in New York. He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery, section 6, site 5681-A.
1958/05/30 Dwight D Eisenhower US President Caskets of two unknown soldiers, one from World War II and one from the Korean Conflict, are carried on caissons to Arlington National Cemetery. President Eisenhower awards each the Medal of Honor, and the Unknowns are interred in the plaza. Establishing the Tomb of the Unknown US Soldier
1961/01/10 Dashiell Hammett Final resting place Dies
1984/05/28 Ronald Reagan US President An Army caisson carries the Vietnam Unknown from the Capitol to the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day, May 28, 1984. President Reagan presides over the funeral, and presents the Medal of Honor to the Vietnam Unknown. Establishing the Tomb of the Unknown US Soldier
1998/05/14 Remains of the Vietnam Unknown are exhumed. Using DNA testing, DoD scientists identified the remains as those of Air Force 1st Lt Michael Joseph Blassie, who was shot down near An Loc, Vietnam, in 1972. The crypt of the Vietnam Unknown remains vacant. Establishing the Tomb of the Unknown US Soldier
2013/03/08 Remains of two unknown USS MONITOR sailors, recovered by NOAA and the US Navy in 2002 from the ship's gun turret, are buried with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery. USS Monitor's Final Voyage

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USS MONITOR

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Particulars for Arlington National Cemetery:
Historic Use Cemetery
Owner Federal
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Military
Level of Significance National
Building Material Seneca Stone
Sight Category Site



Creative Works »

WorkTypeAsNotedInCreatorNote
Gardens of Stone Film Francis Ford Coppola Gardens of Stone is set at Arlington National Cemetery during the Vietnam War, 1960s

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