Arlington House, also known as
the Lee-Custis Mansion, overlooks Washington, D.C., from a rise across the Potomac
River in Arlington, Virginia. Constructed between 1802 and 1818, it was one of the
earliest and boldest expressions of the Greek Revival architectural style in America.
Arlington House claims special historical significance through its association with
the Washington and Custis families, and particularly with Robert E. Lee. After his family's departure in 186. . .
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