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Aug 25, 2016 7:00pm EDT
president, george washington and robert e. lee who was the leader of the confederate army. surprised to know that these two actually had a relationship through marriage and i'd like you to tell that story and how that all happened. >> sure, absolutely. arlington house was built begin in 1802 by a gentleman named george washington park kus tus. he was the grandson of martha washington. he was essentially raised by george and martha as hi parents. his father died when he was very young. he was raised at mount vernon and saw george washington and martha washington as basically his parents. he built the home begin in 1882 as a memorial and home but a memorial to our nation's first president. he had one daughter who survived to adulthood, mary, and that daughter mary married a young u.s. army officer, robert e. lee, and that is how robert e. lee comes into this picture. again, this is arlington house, the robert e. lee memorial. it has his name but there is so much more than went on here than just robert e. lee. >> i always referred to this as the custus lee mansion. >> i was known as tha
CSPAN
Aug 25, 2016 10:00pm EDT
first president of george washington and robert e. lee who was the leader of the confederate army. i am surprised to know that these two had a relationship through marriage and i would like you to tell us that story and how it happened. >> arlington was built by a gentleman named george washington park custus. he was the grandson of martha washington. gorge and martha as his parents and his father died when he was young and he was raised in mount vernon and saw george washington and martha washington, his parents he built this home in 1802 as a memorial and a home, it is really to our nation's first president. he had one daughter who survived, mary, that daughter married a young u.s. army officer, robert e. lee. >> there is so much more that came on here. >> when i came to this town, i always refer to this the lee's mansion. >> it was known at some point for quite sometime. it was established as a memorial and historic home in 1925 by congress that became apart of the national park service in the 1930s, it was an act of congress in 1955 that wallaccomplished t further at the robert e. l
CSPAN
Aug 28, 2016 11:30am EDT
park. merges particular house the history of our first president george washington and robert e lee who was the leader of the confederate army. people will be surprised to know that these two had a relationship through marriage. i would like you to tell that story and how that all happened. >> arlington house was built in 1802 by a gentleman known as george washington park custis. he was the grandson of martha washington. he was essentially raised by george and martha, as his parents. his father died when he was young. he was raised in mount vernon. home in 1802 as a memorial and home, but as a memorial to our nations first president. he had one daughter who survived to adulthood, and she married a young u.s. army officer, robert e lee. that is how he comes into this picture. arlington house robert e lee memorial. there is so much more that goes on here than just robert e lee. always refer to this as the custis-lee mansion. is that how is known? >> it was known as that for some time. it became part of the national park service in the early 1930's. it was an act of congress in 1955 t
Search Results 0 to 5 of about 6 (some duplicates have been removed)