Government Shutdown

Arlington National Cemetery will remain open and conduct normal operations if a government shutdown occurs.

Our current hours of operation are 8 a.m.-5 p.m., seven days a week.

Science and Engineering Figures

Admiral Grace Murray Hopper, U.S. Navy was a mathematician and a pioneer in data processing and computer science. (Section 59, site 973)

Major Pierre Charles L'Enfant was a captain, U.S. Engineers, and a brevet major, U.S. Army, Revolutionary War. Under the direction of President George Washington, he planned the Federal City of Washington, D.C. (Section 2, #S-3)

George Westinghouse served in both the Union Army and Navy during the Civil War. He later became an inventor and established Westinghouse Electric Company. (Section 2, site 3418)