Arlington House 

Sitting high atop the ridgeline of Arlington Heights, overlooking the Potomac River and directly across from the capital of the U.S., Arlington House stands out, as Robert E. Lee said, “as a house anyone could see with half an eye.” Certainly, it is one of the most visible sights in Washington D.C. Not only does the house stand guard over Arlington National Cemetery, initially created on the Arlington House estate’s 1,100 acres, but it also stands as an outstanding, and important, example of early Greek Revival....

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Arlington House is located inside Arlington National Cemetery, and is a 10-minute walk from the Arlington Cemetery Visitor Center/parking area. Entry to Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, the Robert E. Lee Museum, and the slave quarters is free. Reservations are not required to tour the house. There may be a delay to enter the house on busier days.

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