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James A. Garfield and the First Decoration Day – May 30, 1868

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Discover the origin of Memorial Day in the United States and the role played by future president James Garfield On Saturday May 18 at the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum, join the Site Manager of James A. Garfield National Historic Site Todd Arrington as he discusses the first Memorial Day. The […]


Section 27: Separated at Death in Arlington

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Section 27: Separated at Death in Arlington

Uncover the history of Arlington National Cemetery’s historic Section 27 and what it tells us about race and healthcare during the 19th century.


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