In 2003 Tejada became the first person of Latin American heritage to be elected to the County Board, or to any governing body in NoVA.
Images from the Records Related to the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks on the Pentagon collection.
The Washington Golf and Country Club is considered the oldest golf club in Virginia, and its course now comprises 88 acres of land just off of Glebe Road in North Arlington.
Though many may not know the words to this reverential tune, Arlington has had an official song for more than 50 years.
News Release: Discover Arlington’s history and browse newspaper content online from 1935 to 1978.
Joan Cooper (1940-2014) was an African-American Arlington social and civic activist, community leader, and passionate anti-drug campaigner.
In 1997, Jay Fisette became the first openly LGBTQ+ person elected to office in the state of Virginia when he won a seat on the Arlington County Board.
Central Library, First Floor
1015 North Quincy Street
Arlington VA 22201