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Arlington National Cemetery: Its History

February 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join historian and author Cynthia Parzych for a talk about Arlington Cemetery and her related book.

Arlington National Cemetery, one of America’s most important historical landmarks, is best known for more than 300,000 graves and famous monuments. But before this beautiful spot on the Potomac became a cemetery, it had a very interesting history entwined with the early history of the Virginia settlement and some of Virginia’s first families including the Custis’s, Lees, and Washingtons. This talk, based on Parzych’s book on the topic, presents the backstory of this iconic spot and highlights some of the stories of the interesting people who lived and were buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

RSVP Appreciated. Please call the Library at 203-729-1441 or register on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/arlington-national-cemetery-its-history-tickets-500818129507

Details

Date:
February 16
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Venue

Beacon Falls Senior Center
57 N Main Street
Beacon Falls, CT 06403
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