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A large but little known monument in Arlington, Virginia is the The Netherlands Carillon.  It’s situated near the Iwo Jima Memorial and Arlington Cemetery.  The Carillon is a gift from the Dutch government to the American people in appreciation for help during World War II.  I was impressed with the size of the monument and what it represents.  A lot of emphases goes to what the Americans did for France during World… Read More

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Every day, thousands of residents of Arlington County pass by this historic War Memorial.  What is unknown is that it is dedicated to the citizens of Arlington, Virginia who lost their lives in service to their country from World War I up until the Vietnam War.  I have lived in Arlington for nearly nine years and I had never stopped to see what the monument was about or who created it.  Today,… Read More

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