Status Update

ANC remains open only to family pass holders during the Memorial Day weekend. You must be in possession of a both a face covering and a valid family pass to enter. Access is for gravesite visitation only, no touring.

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Winter Highlight: Witch Hazel

March 01, 2019

You may be familiar with witch hazel as an astringent, bug repellent or disinfectant for wounds. However, witch hazel is actually a shrub — and you can see (and smell) one lovely variety at Arlington National Cemetery. 

Winter Highlights: New State Champion Tree

January 23, 2018

A dwarf hackberry growing in Section 8 of Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) is the most recent addition to ANC’s list of state champion and co-champion trees. 

Winter Highlight: Winterberry Holly

Winter Highlight: Winterberry Holly

February 17, 2016

Winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata) is an outstanding shrub for brightening a landscape during winter's gloomy, overcast days. Tiny white flowers give way to spectacular red berries.