Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Memorial Carillon at Arlington National Cemetery
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."
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #33 Harry S. Truman, and the National Cemeteries series lists.
Location. 38° 52.599′ N, 77° 4.34′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. The marker is just north of the Tomb of the Unknowns, walking west around the Memorial Amphitheater. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 416th Bombardment Group (here, next to this marker); Seafarers Memorial Spirit of the Elbe (within shouting distance of this marker); Pearl Harbor Survivors Association (within shouting distance of this marker); General George C. Marshall (within shouting distance of this marker); Tomb of the Unknowns (within shouting distance of this marker); 508 Parachute Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Army 8th Air Force (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 22, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 259 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 23, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.