Stone Centennial Monument marking the Cantonment site,

Itinerary: Hudson Valley Revolutionary War Tour

The outcome of the nine-year struggle for independence from the British hinged largely on who controlled the Hudson River. Today, a number of interpretive museums and historic sites preserve and commemorate various events and decisions that took place in those long years between 1774 and 1783. The following itinerary identifies major Revolutionary War sights along the river, from south to north.

More than 300,000 soldiers from every U.S. military conflict are buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

Arlington National Cemetery and the Tomb of the Unknowns

The cemetery is a sprawling 200-acre burial site where more than 300,000 soldiers from every U.S. military conflict are buried. The uniform, white tombstones form an orderly quilt across the rolling green fields of the cemetery and are meticulously maintained. On average, more than two dozen funerals are held each weekday. Find out more about “Our Nation’s Most Sacred Shrine” at moon.com.

A fringed circle split into four sections of white, red, yellow, and black with Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina written around it.

The Legend of Henry Berry Lowry

In the Lumbee community of Robeson County, folk hero Henry Berry Lowry is a source of fierce pride, a symbol of their resistance and resilience. Learn more about Henry Berry and the Lowry Band.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

War Memorials in Washington DC

The west end of the National Mall is home to the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the National World War II Memorial. Read on for more information about visiting these powerful memorials that honor our nation’s service members.