Field Trip- Arlington House Black History Month Events
February 10, 2013
Arlington House, the Robert E. Lee Memorial, presents
Black History Month at Arlington House
Join us as we celebrate the experience of African Americans at Arlington House!
African American History Tours
Sundays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 1 PM
Rangers will provide a tour of the African American experience at
Arlington House and in its historic slave quarters. Explore where the
enslaved people of Arlington House worked, lived and persevered through
their oppression. Learn about their bondage to one of Virginia’s first
families, their lifestyles, and how they gained their freedom.
Faith and Freedom Sundays
February 3, 10, 17 at 2 PM
select Sundays in February, local black churches will share the
significance of their history in the greater Arlington area through
discussion and music. These churches have roots to Freedman’s Village, a
settlement for freed people on the Arlington estate and what today is
the Arlington National Cemetery.
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial is a unit of the George Washington Memorial Parkway.