Dr. Allison Finkelstein is the chair of the Arlington World War I Commemoration Task Force, which was created to lead the County’s efforts to recognize the 100th anniversary of the first World War. The task force’s work will culminate with the centennial of Armistice Day on November 11. MORE: Learn about the Arlington World War […]
Highlights the history of Fort C.F. Smith, which was built in 1863 as part of a circle of 68 forts constructed around Washington, D.C. to protect the city.
The County Board will hold a public hearing at its December 16, 2017 to consider establishing standards for requesting historic preservation overlay studies.
The County’s annual 9/11 wreath-laying ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 11, at Courthouse Plaza.
The Army plans to use the entire former Navy Annex site, along Columbia Pike, to expand Arlington National Cemetery.
The Arlington Historical Society received StormwaterWise Landscape help from the County in dealing with Arlington’s oldest house and its damp foundation.
On April 6 at the American Legion War Memorial in Clarendon, Arlington County will mark 100 years to the day that the United States formally entered “The Great War.” Featured remarks by National Park Service chief historian emeritus Ed Bearss.
The Arlington County Board will consider a Use Permit requested by Arlington Public Schools for the renovation of the Stratford School building on Vacation Lane.
On Feb. 25, Arlington Public Library launches a unique online exhibition and searchable database — built from thousands of photos, documents and recordings — surrounding the legal and moral battles that culminated in the 1959 desegregation at Arlington’s Stratford Junior High School.
The County will consider historic designation of the Ball family graveyard in Ballston concurrently with consideration of a proposed redevelopment of the site.