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July 21, 2006:

Arlington National Cemetery is considering options to repair or replace portions of the marble Tomb of the Unknowns Monument, which has cracked.

In accordance with the National Historic Preservation Act, Arlington National Cemetery officials are requesting the public's views and suggestions about this project to be considered as part of the decision-making process.

Information on the project can be found here.

A public meeting regarding the Tomb of the Unknowns Replacement/Repair Project will be held at the Arlington National Cemetery Visitors Center on Monday from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

To provide comments on the potential Tomb Monument repair or replacement project, please write to: Tomb of the Unknowns Project, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia 22211-5003. All comments from the public must be received by August 6, 2006.


Posted: 22 July 2006