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Only at Congressional Guided Tour

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington, DC

Join us for a guided tour of Congressional Cemetery, sharing the secrets and stories of this hidden gem. Among the 65,000 burials at Congressional are scores of noteworthy citizens who left their mark on the city and the nation. Find out more about their amazing stories. All tours meet inside the front gate of the [...]

$5
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Sunday Stroll in the Cemetery

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington, DC

Docents may pick their favorite stories or give a specialized tour, rather than giving a standard broad look at the cemetery's history. Join us for a grab bag of history and lore! Our Sunday tours will begin at 1 pm, and will be an informal look at the history of Congressional Cemetery. Please be aware [...]

$5
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Pride LGBTQ+Tour

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington, DC

Join docent Jeff Rollins for an LGBTQ+ tour of Historic Congressional Cemetery in honor of LGBTQ+ Pride Month.  HCC is the only known cemetery in the world with a dedicated LGBTQ+ section.  Find out who is buried here! Please come prepared with comfortable clothing and shoes, as the tours often stray from the main paths. [...]

$5
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Only at Congressional Guided Tour

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington, DC

Join us for a guided tour of Congressional Cemetery, sharing the secrets and stories of this hidden gem. Among the 65,000 burials at Congressional are scores of noteworthy citizens who left their mark on the city and the nation. Find out more about their amazing stories. All tours meet inside the front gate of the [...]

$5

American Chestnut Festival

The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF) and Congressional Cemetery are proud to host an outdoor celebration of American chestnut trees. Once on the brink of extinction, the American chestnut tree is finally on the verge of resurrection. To celebrate their revival, the festival will include: speakers from TACF about the species' restoration, a Chestnut tree planting, [...]

Free

Super Spooktacular Comedy Show

Kramer's 1517 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington DC

Do you like to laugh? Do you like Halloween? Do you love Congressional Cemetery? Well, we have just the event for you! Our friends at Grassroots Comedy DC are putting on a fundraising comedy show at Kramer's with Congressional Cemetery as the main beneficiary! Come out for the jokes, wear your favorite costume, enjoy a [...]

$15 – $25