Arlington, VA: Memorial Amphitheater

Country: United States of America
State: Virginia
City: Arlington
Location: Arlington National Cemetery

Open-air auditorium, opened 15 May 1920. Used as a cemetery chapel and for services on Veterans Day and Memorial Day. The "Tomb of the Unknowns" is located in the center of the eastern steps of the theatre. 1995-196 and 2012 renovations.

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Arlington, VA: Memorial Amphitheater Front Text: "Arlington Memorial Amphitheatre, Arlington, Va."
Reverse Text: "Memorial Amphitheatre, Arlington, Va. A beautiful memorial to the dead heroes of the nationa, situated in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia. It is built of white marble, in the form of an ellipse, the front formed by a temple facing the Lincoln Memorial across the Potomac in Waschington City. A broad stairway leads from a beautiful garden to the temple. It will seat 5,000 people in the amphitheatre proper and several thousand more in the colonnade. Cost $ 900 000,00. This view was taken by the U. S. air service."
Publisher: B. S. Reynolds Co., Washington D. C.; 9940; 8564
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Washington D. C. to East Longmeadow MA, 1932 (?)

Arlington, VA: Memorial Amphitheater Reverse Text: "Arlington Memorial Amphitheatre. Elliptical in shape, of white Vermont marble, the architecture is Greek and Roman. Completed in 1920, it is used for patriotic assemblies, on occasions such as Memorial Day."
Publisher: L. B. Prince Co., Arlington; PE-10
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Arlington, VA: Memorial Amphitheater Reverse Text: "Arlington, Virginia. Arlington Memorial Amphitheatre was completed in 1920. The architecture is Greek and Roman."
Publisher: Silberne Souveenir Sales, Washington D. C.; H. S. Crocker CO., New York
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Washington D. C. to Homer NY, 1966

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