Whitman 200: Memorial Day Tours of the US Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home National Cemetery
Commemorate Memorial Day with guided tours of the United States Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home National Cemetery. Visited by President Abraham Lincoln, the Soldiers’ Home National Cemetery is notable for being the first national cemetery (est. 1861) and for serving as the final resting place for John Logan, who formalized Memorial Day celebrations in 1868.
WREATH LAYING CEREMONY AT JOHN LOGAN MAUSOLEUM AT 10:00 am
CEMETERY TOURS* AT 10:45 am and 12:30 pm.
*Tours last approximately 30-45 minutes.
Dates & Times
- Mon May 27, 10am
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Washington, DC 20011