Inaugural Death Café

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

UPDATE: SOLD OUT. Due to high demand we are unable to register any more participants. Thank you very much for your interest! As an active burial ground, Historic Congressional Cemetery is well acquainted with death. But just what is a Death Café? Death Café is a global movement facilitating thoughts and discussion about the often [...]

Free

Law Enforcement Torch Run

Special Olympics DC is hosting their Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) on Friday, September 23rd at the Historic Congressional Cemetery. This amazing event has been uniting officers, members from federal agencies and community members for the last 3 decades raising awareness and funds for the more than 2,500 Special Olympics DC athletes across the [...]

$35.00
Recurring Event Only at Congressional Guided Tour

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

Book Signing: Author John Wasowicz

  ‘Murder in the Museum’ featured in Gadsby’s Corner by John Adam Wasowicz. Artwork by Julianne Woehrle. Join Author John Wasowicz at Historic Congressional Cemetery for a book signing event commemorating the release of his newest book, Gadsby's Corner, a fictional CLUE-like murder mystery that unfolds at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum in Old Town [...]

Free

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

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

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
Recurring Event Pride LGBTQ+Tour

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