Arlington Memorial Amphitheatre

Arlington Memorial Amphitheatre Virginia


Stock #: 131473
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Arlington
State: Virginia (VA)
County: Arlington
Publisher: B. S. Reynolds Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The Memorial Amphitheatre is situated on an eminence in Arlington, Va., and overlooks Washington. It is built of white marble in the form of an ellipse, the front formed by a temple facing the Lincoln Memorial across the Potomac in Washington. The view as pictured here was taken from an aeroplane and shows the Amphitheatre turfed and open to the sky above. The cost of the building was $1,000,000. Directly in front is the tomb of the Unknown soldier whose body. brought from France by General Pershing, was buried with impressive ceremonies on November 11th , 1921.
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