ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Honoring service and sacrifice
THE FINAL RESTING PLACE FOR MANY OF OUR NATION’S GREAT HEORES
Arlington National Cemetery, the most famous cemetery in the country, is the final resting place for over 300,000 veterans, including many of our nation’s great heroes and their spouses.
Since its founding in 1866, Arlington National Cemetery has provided a solemn place to reflect upon the sacrifices made by the men and women of the United States Armed Forces in the name of our country.
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The Memorial Day Flowers Foundation honors those who served, enabling volunteers, families, and visitors to place flowers in tribute to their service and sacrifice. Over Memorial Day weekend, the Foundation hosts various events at Arlington National Cemetery for an unforgettable experience and quiet contemplation.
- Volunteers are needed Saturday, Sunday, and Monday of Memorial Day weekend for a series of tasks. Register below and find out more.
- Walk the Plaza and place a flower before the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Sunday, May 26 in the annual Flowers of Remembrance Day.
- Perform the Memorial Day flower tribute, placing a bouquet or flower before each headstone, read the inscription, and take a moment to thank the interred for their service.