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Courthouse Plaza’s World War I Memorial Featured on Historical Markers

In this week’s episode of Historical Markers, Major General Jim Jackson, U.S. Army (Ret.) talks about the World War I Memorial Tree and Plaque at Courthouse Plaza.

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the United States entrance into World War I. The memorial honors 10 Arlington citizens who died serving their country.

Watch this short video about the Courthouse Plaza World War I Memorial and use #APSHistoricalMarkers to respond to and ask questions about their history. The Historical Markers video series, produced by APS, highlights just a few of the more than 80 historical markers highlighting important sites in Arlington’s past to engage students in learning about local history.

For more information about the videos, visit http://aps2016.apsva.us/aetv/historical-markers-video-series.