American Military History: Guided Docent Tour

Prior to the creation of Arlington National Cemetery, Congressional Cemetery was the preeminent national cemetery. And many veterans of America's earliest wars chose Congressional Cemetery as their final resting place. This tradition continued throughout United States history and now thousands of veteran graves dot the landscape of our historic grounds. Join one of our expert [...]


Plot Twist: Yoga in the Cemetery

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington

Join the teachers of St. Mark's Yoga Center for Plot Twist: Yoga at the Cemetery. This Vinyasa yoga class will be accessible to yogis of all levels! We will move through postures, coordinated with and guided by deliberate breath. The Vinyasa practice is a moving meditation that helps create strength, freedom and fluidity in the body [...]

Gentleman’s Gambit: A Prohibition Era Mystery

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington

On January 17, 1920, the United States went dry. The 18th Amendment ushered in a new era in American history, one characterized by booming business, new fashions, and immense cultural upheaval. And in our nation's capital, politicians, bootleggers, activists, government officials, cooks, servants, and everyone else in between all lived side by side, helping texture [...]