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Monuments in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, circa 1901-1907

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Summary:Monuments to George Washington Parke Custis and his wife in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, circa 1901-1907. Reverse caption reads: "Monuments to Geo. Washington Parke Custis and Wife. In a retired part of Arlington Cemetery two marble shafts mark the graves of George Washington Parke Custis and his wife Mary L. Custis. When Col. John Parke Custis (son of Mrs. Washington) died at the siege of Yorktown during the Revolutionary War, Gen. Washington adopted as his own the the two children, George Washington Parke Custis and his sister Nelly. G.W.P. Custis lived at Mount Vernon until after the death of Mrs. Washington, when he removed to Arlington. He died in 1897." Postcard number: 2330.
Provider:Raphael Tuck and Sons
Printing place:Europe
German Empire
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Arlington
Topical subjects:Cemeteries
Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington, Va.)
Custis, George Washington Parke, 1781-1857
Monuments & memorials
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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