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Friday, May 23, 2014

Never Let Us Forget: Memorial Day at Arlington Cemetery

Welcome to this week's Friday Flashback. Each Friday in the Flashback will will offer a post about some part of the historic past and its relationship to DC. Sometimes, we will write the entry. Others times, we will showcase articles that 1st appeared in other online publications. But no matter who does the writing, you can trust that you will learn something important from the Flashback.

Since 1868, Arlington National Cemetery has been the focal point of national Memorial Day commemorations.

As the United States honors its fallen military heroes this weekend, you can here explore 8 surprising facts about one of the most sacred pieces of ground in America.

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