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Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Memorial Carillon at Arlington National Cemetery

 
 
The Memorial Carillon Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 19, 2016
1. The Memorial Carillon Marker
Inscription.
By Act of Congress October 25, 1949
Amvets
Herein installed and presented a
carillon to the people of the
United States as a memorial to
those who died in World War II

Dedicated December 21, 1949
By President Harry S. Truman

Rededicated April 2, 1978
in memory of
those who died in Korea and Vietnam
"While these bells ring, safely rest. Freedom lives."

 
Erected 1978.
 
Location. 38° 52.599′ N, 77° 4.34′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Click for map. The marker is just north of the Tomb of the Unknowns, walking west around the Memorial Amphitheater. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Spirit of the Elbe (within shouting distance of this marker); Tomb of the Unknowns (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean War Contemplative Bench (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor, Inc. (about 400 feet away); Third Infantry Division, U.S. Army (about
The Memorial Carillon Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 19, 2016
2. The Memorial Carillon Marker
The marker is to the right, just north of the Tomb of the Unknowns. The Memorial Amphitheater is directly west of the marker.
400 feet away); The Rakkasans (about 400 feet away); American Special Operations Forces (about 400 feet away); U.S. War Correspondent (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
The Memorial Carillon Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 19, 2016
3. The Memorial Carillon Marker
The reverse of the marker is seen here to the right, with the formal entrance to the Memorial Amphitheater in the distance.
The Memorial Amphitheater near the Tomb of the Unknowns image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 19, 2016
4. The Memorial Amphitheater near the Tomb of the Unknowns
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 147 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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