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Tours and Events

Civil War Tour Schedule Available

Mark your calendars! The 2014 Civil War tour schedule is now updated. All tours are free and are led by Civil War expert Steve Hammond. Note the special tour on June 21st, when Congressional Cemetery will hold a memorial service for the victims of the 1864 DC Arsenal explosion.

By |2019-07-26T09:20:05-04:00February 19th, 2014|Tours and Events|Comments Off on Civil War Tour Schedule Available

Tombs and Tomes

 Oddly enough, there are a few cemeteries that host book clubs. Laurel Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia has Boneyard Bookworms, and Historic Oakwood Cemetery in Raleigh, NC has Read in Peace. A book club in a cemetery must have a clever name, and the title of our nascent book club is Tombs and Tomes. So far, [...]

By |2019-07-26T09:16:06-04:00January 24th, 2014|Tours and Events|Comments Off on Tombs and Tomes

Romance and Tragedy at Congressional Cemetery

We're excited to announce a special upcoming event at Congressional Cemetery in honor of Valentine's Day. And as you might imagine, it's a tad unorthodox: As the advertisement suggests, the tour won't be your usual saccharine and sappy fare (although no offense to those who enjoy that sort of thing). Any self-respecting Valentine's Day event [...]

By |2019-07-26T09:10:34-04:00January 21st, 2014|Tours and Events|Comments Off on Romance and Tragedy at Congressional Cemetery
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