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Tag Archives: Eternal Flame
It’s hard to be alone with your thoughts at Arlington National Cemetery for much of the year. Nearly four million people visit with crowds heavy from March to December. But January is the best time to visit if it’s not … Continue reading
You want to see the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknowns and the eternal flame where the Kennedys are buried, but have only one hour. What do you do? Uh, turn around and come back when … Continue reading
The annual meeting of Washington tour guides and Arlington National Cemetery officials is always filled with details, but one really woke us up. Lightning hit the eternal flame at John F. Kennedy’s grave in August. If you’ve ever been there … Continue reading
It’s not an Olympic torch or some grand bonfire. Indeed, the eternal flame by late president John F. Kennedy’s grave seems a bit understated compared to visitors’ expectations. But it’s something nearly everyone who visits Arlington National Cemetery seems to … Continue reading