Please see route changes
Sunday, December 9,2018 Stops #9(JFK),#10,(FDR and MLK),#11(Lincoln Memorial) will be closed until 11 am for the Jingle All the Way 5K/15K.
Arlington Cemetery will open normally at 8 am with tours starting at 8:30 am. No shuttle will be available until after the race at 11 am.
Stand Up for Human Rights March will be from 1 pm to 2 pm.
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President John F. Kennedy Gravesite

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Image of the flat stones and memorial plaque dedicated to John F. Kennedy that surrounds the Eternal Flame in the Arlington National Cemetery

The original Kennedy gravesite was very small, only 20 feet by 30 feet, and surrounded by a white picket fence. The minute plot was not enough to withstand the incredible amount of mourners visiting the President’s grave.  A decision was made to create a more permanent and sturdy site which is what you will see today. The circular granite walkway is 210 feet in diameter and 3.2 acres are set aside in President Kennedy’s memory. The low-lying wall is inscribed with quotes from Kennedy’s inaugural address and just behind the wall is the grave of the President, two of his children, his wife Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and the Eternal Flame. Today President Kennedy’s grave is the most visited site at the cemetery.

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