Death Cafe at Congressional Cemetery

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

We welcome you to join us at one of our monthly Death Cafes at Historic Congressional Cemetery. As an active burial ground, Historic Congressional Cemetery is well acquainted with death, but just what is a Death Cafe? Death Cafe is a global movement to encourage discussion about the often-taboo subject of death. These are intimate [...]

Death Cafe at Congressional Cemetery

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

We welcome you to join us at one of our monthly Death Cafes at Historic Congressional Cemetery. As an active burial ground, Historic Congressional Cemetery is well acquainted with death, but just what is a Death Cafe? Death Cafe is a global movement to encourage discussion about the often-taboo subject of death. These are intimate [...]

Cherry Blossom 5k 2024

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

Every spring, Congressional Cemetery blooms with new life as we welcome the reawakening of our environmental treasures, including several species of DC's iconic cherry blossom trees! These beautiful spring hallmarks punctuate every spring in DC with their stunning beauty. While typically associated with the tidal basin, Congressional Cemetery has dozens of beloved cherry blossoms from [...]

Cemetery Speaker Series: The Lincoln Assassination

On April 14, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln was shot in the head while watching a play at Ford's Theatre. The assassin, John Wilkes Booth, jumped to the stage floor and fled. The next day, April 15, President Lincoln died as a result of his wounds. With Booth's escape, the largest manhunt in American history ensued [...]

$5

Tombs and Tomes Book Festival

Calling all bookworms! Join us this Spring at HCC’S first ever Tomes & Tomes Book Festival! Experience the enchantment of books, stories, and the written word in our unique and historic cemetery venue in Washington D.C. Dozens of local authors, publishers, purveyors of seasonal snacks, and book-themed arts and crafts artists will be here at [...]

Free

Death Cafe at Congressional Cemetery

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

We welcome you to join us at one of our monthly Death Cafes at Historic Congressional Cemetery. As an active burial ground, Historic Congressional Cemetery is well acquainted with death, but just what is a Death Cafe? Death Cafe is a global movement to encourage discussion about the often-taboo subject of death. These are intimate [...]

Cemetery Speaker Series: Jewish Americans

Washington, DC has always been a place of diversity. Ever since the city's founding in 1790, thousands of different people have lived, worked, and died alongside each other. And while Washingtonians have not always lived harmoniously with each other, they have contributed to create a community. Regardless of race, religion, creed, or political belief, Washington [...]

$5

Death Cafe at Congressional Cemetery

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

We welcome you to join us at one of our monthly Death Cafes at Historic Congressional Cemetery. As an active burial ground, Historic Congressional Cemetery is well acquainted with death, but just what is a Death Cafe? Death Cafe is a global movement to encourage discussion about the often-taboo subject of death. These are intimate [...]

Death Cafe at Congressional Cemetery

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

We welcome you to join us at one of our monthly Death Cafes at Historic Congressional Cemetery. As an active burial ground, Historic Congressional Cemetery is well acquainted with death, but just what is a Death Cafe? Death Cafe is a global movement to encourage discussion about the often-taboo subject of death. These are intimate [...]

Death Cafe at Congressional Cemetery

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

We welcome you to join us at one of our monthly Death Cafes at Historic Congressional Cemetery. As an active burial ground, Historic Congressional Cemetery is well acquainted with death, but just what is a Death Cafe? Death Cafe is a global movement to encourage discussion about the often-taboo subject of death. These are intimate [...]