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Arlington House

1864 photo of Arlington House

Great Civil War Photo of Arlington House and Soldiers

Check out this great photo shared by GoDCer Matthew. Thanks for sharing!  
diagram of proposed park of 2,500 acres

1886 Plan for Great Park in Arlington

Source: Washington Post Six years before Rock Creek Park came to be and about 20 years after the Civil War, there was talk of a great park for Washington to be made from lands in Arlington, combined with the reclaimed...
Arlington House in 1900

Stunning Colorized Photograph of Arlington House in 1900

I recently had a devoted GoDCer bring up the fact that Arlington was rarely represented on the blog. Well, it hasn’t been part of the District since 1846, but we have written about it in the past. Plus, we are...