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    Theodore Roosevelt Island

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  • Lanes Closed on Arlington Memorial Bridge this week.

    Monday, December 3rd thru Friday, December 7th (9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.) expect temporary lanes closures on Arlington Memorial Bridge both eastbound and westbound for miscellaneous activities. More »

A Living Memorial

In the 1930s landscape architects transformed Mason’s Island from neglected, overgrown farmland into Theodore Roosevelt Island, a memorial to America’s 26th president. They conceived a “real forest” designed to mimic the natural forest that once covered the island. Today miles of trails through wooded uplands and swampy bottomlands honor the legacy of a great outdoorsman and conservationist