ANC Honor Tours

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Global War on Terror (GWoT) * Section 60

Arlington Cemetery's most hallowed grounds for those who fought in the Global War on Terror (GWoT). Hear the stories of Veterans who fought and died in response to the 9/11 attacks. Each guest receives a brochure that includes photos of each veteran discussed in the tour. This tour focuses on Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom and events that lead up to the 9/11 attacks. 

Arlington's Earliest Burials * Section 27

The oldest section at Arlington Cemetery, Section 27 is host to the US Colored Troops, the first Unknowns to arrive at ANC and freed slaves from 1864-1867. This tour focuses on African American history at Arlington Cemetery including stories of how freed slaves traveled across to DC in search of freedom during the Civil War. 

The Civil War * Section 13

Known as the "Field of Dead", Section 13 has come to define the Civil War at Arlington Cemetery. Learn about the first Unknown Soldiers placed in Mrs. Lee's rose garden and other Union Soldiers laid to rest, many hundreds of miles away from home. This tour includes the Civil War Unknowns Monument, personal stories with photos of Union Soldiers resting in Section 13 and tree dedications to the arboretum in memory of Civil War heroes.  

The American Revolution .

From prominent politicians to everyday heroes, learn how these Veterans came to rest at Arlington National Cemetery. This tour includes all ten American Revolutionary War veterans resting on the cemetery grounds, focusing on Sections 1 and 2. Guests are provided a list of the dedicated trees throughout the arboretum that were gifted in honor of those who served in the American Revolution.