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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.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, 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
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 Unknown Soldier. The Memorial Amphitheater is directly west of the marker.
(within shouting distance of this marker); 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.
 
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 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.
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