Cemetery Speaker Series: Leonard Matlovich, A Purple Heart

“I believe that we must be the same activists in our deaths that we were in our lives.” - Leonard Matlovich 1987 Along with its other claims to fame, why, when, and how did Congressional Cemetery become even more historic for attracting a still-growing number of out LGBTQ+ residents; the largest known in the world, [...]

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Gentleman’s Gambit: A Prohibition Era Mystery

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

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 the nation’s capital, politicians, bootleggers, activists, and everyone else in between all lived side by side, helping texture the stories from the [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]