This summer marks the 150th anniversary of the establishment of Arlington National Cemetery. There will be a number of events, starting in May at the site of the first military burial, and ending in June at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
June 6 is the 70th anniversary of D-Day, and there’s no better place to commemorate it than the National World War II Museum in New Orleans.
The museum is also hosting a 10-day cruise on Silversea in May, with historians and authors who will guide you through important D-Day sites. You’ll dock for five days in Normandy and take part in anniversary ceremonies.
And, of course, we’ve been commemorating Civil War events for a few years now. 2014 marks the 151st Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg and the Gettysburg Address. The Gettysburg National Military Park has been celebrating since last year with on-going 150th anniversary events including expert talks, living history weekends, and heritage hikes.
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