Death Doula Days

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington

This Saturday we are having an exciting new offering. We have permission to show the new 2022 award-winning feature documentary "Jack Has a Plan," during our weekly gathering. The filmmaker, Bradley Berman, generously gave us permission for a single screening at Congressional. The "Jack" in the title was Berman's best friend.

Only at Congressional Guided Tour

Join us for a guided tour of Congressional Cemetery! Over 65,000 people are interred at Congressional Cemetery, ranging from 1807 all the way until the present day. Their story is our story and many of them lived noteworthy and extraordinary lives. Come and learn from one of our expert docents who will share the stories [...]


Mindfulness Among the Monuments

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington

Experience Congressional Cemetery through Mindfulness Immerse yourself in the natural and cultural features of Congressional Cemetery through an outdoor mindfulness tour. Outdoor mindfulness is akin to Shinrin-yoku, or forest bathing, a Japanese wellness practice that helps individuals access the healing properties of nature. Research shows that extended contemplative time in nature calms the mind, promotes [...]