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Robert E. Lee’s 209th Birthday – An Annual Visit to Stratford Hall

Every year for the past 15 years on January 19, I find my way to Stratford Hall. As many of you know, January 19, 1807 was Robert E. Lee’s birthday and Stratford Hall commemorates the occasion with free admission and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Robert E. Lee

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No NPS? No Problem!—Lee’s family homes

Day Eight in a series coinciding with the federal government shutdown Arlington House, the home most associated with Robert E. Lee, may be closed to visitation, but don’t fret—there are two other historic homes that have direct links to the Confederate military … Continue reading

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