Dec. 17, 2020

Episode 11 - Arctic Explorers of Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

Episode 11 - Arctic Explorers of Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

Jennie and Dianne travel back in time to explore the Arctic and the North Pole with three explorers who are buried in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. Will they meet up with the jolly man in red on their journey? They also tell the story of how Wreaths Across America began and how you can become a part of something that has become an annual tradition for many American families. Join them once again as they explore another ordinary, extraordinary cemetery!


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