Second most visited grave at Arlington - CorvetteForum - Chevrolet Corvette Forum Discussion

Go Back   >
Log In 
Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Vendor Directory

Politics, Religion & Controversy Politics | Religion | Controversy (Non-Corvette)

Second most visited grave at Arlington

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-24-2009, 10:04 PM   #1
GCD1962
CF Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Member Since: Feb 2004
Posts: 11,604
Thanks: 0
Thanked 9 Times in 9 Posts
Default Second most visited grave at Arlington

Not counting the tomb of the unknown, after JFK's grave what is the second most visited grave in Arlington National Cemetary.
GCD1962 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-24-2009, 10:24 PM   #2
c4cruiser
CF Senior Member
Support Corvetteforum!
NCM Sinkhole Donor
 
c4cruiser's Avatar
 
Member Since: Dec 1999
Location: Lacey WA RVN 68-69
Posts: 32,483
Thanked 117 Times in 106 Posts
Default

Had to go look it up. Suprising, but he is certainly a hero.

I would have guessed General of the Armies John J. Pershing but, it's not him. Bobby Kennedy was another guess.
c4cruiser is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-24-2009, 10:30 PM   #3
NBM LS1 M6
CF Senior Member
St. Jude Donor '10-'11-'12-'13-'14-'15-'16
 
NBM LS1 M6's Avatar
 
Member Since: May 2002
Location: I helped our POTUS return the wealth of America to it's rightful owners one parcel of real estate at a time.
Posts: 95,007
Thanked 41 Times in 27 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by c4cruiser View Post
Had to go look it up. Suprising, but he is certainly a hero.

I would have guessed General of the Armies John J. Pershing but, it's not him. Bobby Kennedy was another guess.
Don't keep us in suspense.
NBM LS1 M6 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-24-2009, 10:34 PM   #4
LowFlight
CF Senior Member
St. Jude Donor '03
Senior Member
Cruise-In V Veteran
Support Corvetteforum!
 
LowFlight's Avatar
 
Member Since: Dec 2001
Posts: 47,849
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default

forgot about that one.....

I thought maybe the Apollo 1 astronauts
LowFlight is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-24-2009, 10:34 PM   #5
X-ZZ4
CF Senior Member
Support Corvetteforum!
Cruise-In II Veteran
St. Jude Donor '03-'04-'05-'06-'07-'08-'09-'10-'11-'12-'13-'14-'15-'16
 
X-ZZ4's Avatar
 
Member Since: Feb 2001
Location: Coastal Paradise, Oregon
Posts: 48,509

Thanked 8 Times in 6 Posts
Default

Don't have a clue.....Audie Murphy maybe?
X-ZZ4 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-24-2009, 10:35 PM   #6
GCD1962
CF Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Member Since: Feb 2004
Posts: 11,604
Thanks: 0
Thanked 9 Times in 9 Posts
Default

Geez, no one wants to wait or guess.

The correct answer is WWII hero Audie Murphy. There was a good background on him by Peggy Noonan in Sat. WSJ
GCD1962 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-24-2009, 10:35 PM   #7
X-ZZ4
CF Senior Member
Support Corvetteforum!
Cruise-In II Veteran
St. Jude Donor '03-'04-'05-'06-'07-'08-'09-'10-'11-'12-'13-'14-'15-'16
 
X-ZZ4's Avatar
 
Member Since: Feb 2001
Location: Coastal Paradise, Oregon
Posts: 48,509

Thanked 8 Times in 6 Posts
Default

Or maybe the Challenger Astronauts?

Last edited by X-ZZ4; 05-24-2009 at 10:46 PM.
X-ZZ4 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-24-2009, 10:47 PM   #8
X-ZZ4
CF Senior Member
Support Corvetteforum!
Cruise-In II Veteran
St. Jude Donor '03-'04-'05-'06-'07-'08-'09-'10-'11-'12-'13-'14-'15-'16
 
X-ZZ4's Avatar
 
Member Since: Feb 2001
Location: Coastal Paradise, Oregon
Posts: 48,509

Thanked 8 Times in 6 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by GCD1962 View Post
Geez, no one wants to wait or guess.

The correct answer is WWII hero Audie Murphy. There was a good background on him by Peggy Noonan in Sat. WSJ
Woo-Hoo.....beat you by 1 minute! What do I win????



X-ZZ4 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2009, 04:11 AM   #9
silver84
CF Senior Member
 
silver84's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jun 2003
Location: Bedford Tx
Posts: 937
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

my guess was Ira Hayes.
silver84 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2009, 09:01 AM   #10
GCD1962
CF Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Member Since: Feb 2004
Posts: 11,604
Thanks: 0
Thanked 9 Times in 9 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by X-ZZ4 View Post
Woo-Hoo.....beat you by 1 minute! What do I win????



Give the man a cupie doll!
GCD1962 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2009, 09:38 AM   #11
VITE1
CF Senior Member
Support Corvetteforum!
Cruise-In X Veteran
St. Jude Donor '08-'09-'10
 
VITE1's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jul 2004
Location: Port St Lucie FL Life is hard, Then you die, FL USA
Posts: 57,355
Thanked 44 Times in 22 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by X-ZZ4 View Post
Don't have a clue.....Audie Murphy maybe?
That's who I visited when I was there.
VITE1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2009, 10:40 AM   #12
MARVIN 34
CF Senior Member
 
MARVIN 34's Avatar
 
Member Since: Feb 2006
Location: las vegas nev
Posts: 1,059
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Joe louis ?
MARVIN 34 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2009, 10:42 AM   #13
Cybercowboy
CF Senior Member
Stealthy Puma Member
Cruise-In IV Veteran
 
Cybercowboy's Avatar
 
Member Since: Sep 2001
Location: Blacker than the blackest black, times infinity.
Posts: 71,365
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

All I can say is, it's impossible to visit Arlington and not leave a changed person.
Cybercowboy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2009, 11:29 AM   #14
PJC6
CF Senior Member
Support Corvetteforum!
 
PJC6's Avatar
 
Member Since: Oct 2007
Location: Litchfield Park Arizona
Posts: 19,611
Thanked 4 Times in 2 Posts
Default

I was last there in 1969 when I was in the Marines, took a trip on a weekend to DC. It does truly impact you, 40 years later I still remember.

I buried my Dad in 07 at Bushnell in Florida. That is also incredible, there were at least a dozen ongoing internments while I was there.
PJC6 is offline   Reply With Quote
Go Back   CorvetteForum - Chevrolet Corvette Forum Discussion >
Reload this Page
  • Second most visited grave at Arlington
  •  
     
    Reply

    Related Topics
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Supercross on now jmc12 Off Topic 1 02-15-2015 05:09 AM
    JFK Presidential Library PLRX Off Topic 4 09-19-2013 03:41 PM
    Just got back from Arlington National Cemetery Capt. Shark Politics, Religion & Controversy 19 03-17-2013 08:15 AM
    Coins on tombstones EuroRod Off Topic 30 01-28-2013 04:20 PM
    Know Anyone Buried at Arlington Muffin Off Topic 17 01-25-2013 08:40 AM


    Tags
    2nd, alrinton, arlington, cemetary, cemetery, cemtrey, empty, grave, graves, gravesite, jfks, most, national, sites, visited

    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Click for Advanced Search

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is On
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off

    Forum Jump


    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:14 PM.