Tomb of Robert Todd Lincoln - Arlington, VA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 38° 52.981 W 077° 04.178
18S E 320483 N 4305830
Quick Description: The tomb of Abraham Lincoln's eldest son at Arlington National Cemetery.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 9/10/2021 7:28:27 PM
Waymark Code: WM14Y6A
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA
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Long Description:
The grave is located in the northeastern part of the cemetery between the Lee House (Arlington house) and the main gate entrance. It is hidden behind a row of trees. There's a brick walkway from the main walkway leading to the grave and a bench or two. Photos taken on 10 September 2021. Robert Todd Lincoln was the eldest son of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln. He is also the only one of Lincoln's children to survive to adulthood. He is interned here with his wife and son.

Taken from the website, "Inscription:
(On side:) ROBERT TODD/LINCOLN
Description:
The rectangular tomb is carved in relief around the upper edges with garland swags tied with ribbons. Each end of the tomb is carved in relief with a wreath."
Location Type: Grave

Property Type: Public

Date of Event: July 26, 1926

Location Notes:
Located at Arlington National Cemetery. Visitors must go through security at the visitor center first before walking the grounds.


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