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Date(s) - 09/09/2021
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Washington Golf and Country Club


The Arlington Historical Society annual banquet commemorates the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attack on the Pentagon.  We will hear about the events of the day and learn about how the Arlington community responded to the crisis. Eyewitnesses and first responders will recount their experiences as we honor the resilience of our community.

Keynote Speakers

  • James Schwartz: Incident Commander for the 9/11 Attack on the Pentagon
  • Ron Carlee:  Arlington County Manager, 2001-2009

Program of Banquet Events

  • U.S.S. Arlington Captain Christopher Hill, Commanding Officer
  • Presentation of the Cornelia B. Rose, Jr. Award to Frank O’Leary
  • Presentation of the AHS Volunteer of the Year Award to Charles S. Clark
  • Recognition of Grace Freitas, 2021 AHS Historical Essay Contest Winner
  • Screening of the documentary This is How Arlington Says Thank You by Daniel Gessel, Eagle Scout, Arlington Troop 149

Discounted tickets will be offered first to members in mid-July. Public sale of tickets will begin in August.

  • Reception begins at 6:00
  • Dinner starts at 6:45
  • Cash Bar
  • Business Attire
  • Complimentary parking