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Wordless Wednesday: JFK’s eternal flame

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Gameplanning Arlington National Cemetery

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

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The view from the Eternal Flame

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Lightning hit the eternal flame and other ANC notes

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

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Eternal Flame still sparks patriotism

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

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