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Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 10/22/2012

Fall color at Arlington National Cemetery


A close-up of maple leaves at Arlington National Cemetery. A larger version of this photo can be found here. (Kevin Ambrose)

I was at the Arlington National Cemetery Saturday to visit the grave site of a relative and to search for the grave of a Knickerbocker Snowstorm victim. The two grave sites were on opposite sides of the cemetery which provided a long and colorful hike.

As I walked through Arlington National Cemetery, I photographed the beautiful setting with fall color. The cemetery has rolling hills, creeks, and plenty of trees.

The maple trees were in peak color and the oaks were about 30% peak. Other trees were in various stages of peak color. The leaves provided splashes of red, yellow, orange, and green color that was quite striking against the white grave stones. I have included a few photos below.

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The Arlington House with fall color. A larger version of this photo can be found here. (Kevin Ambrose)

A multi-colored tree in Arlington National Cemetery. A larger version of this photo can be found here. (Kevin Ambrose)

Roosevelt Drive in Arlington National Cemetery. A larger version of this photo can be found here. (Kevin Ambrose)

A burst of color. A larger version of this photo can be found here. (Kevin Ambrose)


A view of Washington. Many of the trees are still green. A larger version of this photo can be found here. (Kevin Ambrose)

Fall color in Arlington National Cemetery. A larger version of this photo can be found here. (Kevin Ambrose)

A few of the maple trees were already dropping leaves. A larger version of this photo can be found here. (Kevin Ambrose)

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