Arlington House - Arlington, VA
Posted by: LJParr
N 38° 52.869 W 077° 04.353
18S E 320226 N 4305629
Quick Description: Built by George Washington Parke Custis between between 1802 and 1818.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 4/12/2012 5:21:20 PM
Waymark Code: WME77J
George Washington Parke Custis was George Washington's step-grandson and Robert E Lee's father-in-law.
The mansion and some 28 acres around it are managed by the National Park Service as a memorial to Robert E. Lee. The grounds, flower garden, and kitchen garden are Colonial Revival in style. The land surrounding the mansion, over half of the original plantation's 1,100 acres, and known as Arlington National Cemetery, is managed by the Department of the Army.