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The Pentagon building in Arlington is the largest office building in the world.

The tomb of the Unknown Soldier is in Arlington National Cemetery.


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  • News 1864 - June 15 – Arlington National Cemetery is established in the United States
    when 200 acres (0.81 km2) of the grounds of Robert E. Lee's home Arlington House are officially set aside as a military cemetery by U.S. Secretary of ...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Arlington
    Arlington, a post-village of Alexandria co., Va., on the Washington & Ohio Railroad, 5 miles N.W. of Alexandria, and 3 miles from Washington, D.C. It ...Read MORE...


  • Arlington, Virginia, USA
    Curtis Lee Mansion
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  • 1916
    Arlington, a post-village of Alexandria co., Va., on the Washington, Alexandria and Mount Vernon Electric R., 5 miles NW. of Alexandria and 3 miles...Read MORE...


  • Arlington, Virginia, USA
    Arlington Memorial Amphitheatre
    Postcard
  • Arlington, Virginia, USA
    Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
    Arlington National Cemetery
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  • 1941 to 1943 - Pentagon Built
    1941-1943 - Pentagon built in Arlington. The construction of the Pentagon was ordered by Brigadier General Brehon Sommervell. It was to consolidate...Read MORE...


  • News 1943 - January 15 - The world's largest office building, The Pentagon, is dedicated in Arlington, Virginia.

    www.wikipedia.org
    January 15, 1943



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Arlington Memorial Amphitheatre
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  • News  1864 - June 15 – Arlington National Cemetery is established in the United States
    when 200 acres (0.81 km2) of the grounds of Robert E. Lee's home Arlington House are officially set aside as a military cemetery by U.S. Secretary of ... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Arlington
    Arlington, a post-village of Alexandria co., Va., on the Washington & Ohio Railroad, 5 miles N.W. of Alexandria, and 3 miles from Washington, D.C. It ... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Arlington, a post-village of Alexandria co., Va., on the Washington, Alexandria and Mount Vernon Electric R., 5 miles NW. of Alexandria and 3 miles... Read MORE...

  • 1941 to 1943 - Pentagon Built
    1941-1943 - Pentagon built in Arlington. The construction of the Pentagon was ordered by Brigadier General Brehon Sommervell. It was to consolidate... Read MORE...

  • News  1943 - January 15 - The world's largest office building, The Pentagon, is dedicated in Arlington, Virginia.

    www.wikipedia.org
    January 15, 1943

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