Interpreting Slavery at Arlington House

Last week I finally got to see the National Park Service’s new exhibit on the life of the enslaved at Arlington House, which still retains the designation, “The Robert E. Lee Memorial.” This may change in the near future. Arlington House has undergone a major restoration and the north and south slave quarters, located behind the home, are now fully interpreted. Some of you may remember that the site’s bookstore was once located in the slave quarters.

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