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Arlington, Arlington, Virginia, USA

"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 has 3 churches. Near here are two national cemeteries, containing the graves of nearly 16,000 soldiers."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott

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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...

  • 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.
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    January 15, 1943

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