Modern-day Arlington County is a center for government institutions and a critical part of the Washington, D.C. community. But the identity of the area goes far beyond the influence of the nation's capital. During the War of 1812, the original copy of the Declaration of Independence was hidden from the British in a local area gristmill. Arlington was the only county in Virginia to vote against secession, despite being home to Robert E. Lee. In the 1950s, a young Jim Morrison was raised partly in Arlington. The county even ...

Arlington County Chronicles 2014, History Press, Charleston

ISBN-13: 9781626195059

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Arlington County Chronicles 2014, History Press Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781540210296