African Americans at Congressional Cemetery: Guided Docent Tour

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

African Americans, across history, have left their mark on the United States and this story of tragedy, endurance, and triumph are echoed in the graves of many individuals who are interred at Congressional Cemetery. From the formerly enslaved, to philosophers, to DC's Mayor for Life, come and join one of our expert docents for an [...]

$5

Only at Congressional Guided Introductory Tour

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

Join us for a guided tour of Congressional Cemetery! Over 67,000 people are interred at Congressional Cemetery, ranging from 1807 all the way until the present day. Their stories are American history in microcosm, all in 35 acres of the nation's capital. Come and experience their extraordinary lives in a one of kind portal into [...]

$5

Notes from the Crypt

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

Please join us for classical music in the chapel featuring a string quartet. The concert is free. No tickets or reservations are required. Seating is first come, first served. Doors open at 11:30 am.

Only at Congressional Guided Introductory Tour

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

Join us for a guided tour of Congressional Cemetery! Over 67,000 people are interred at Congressional Cemetery, ranging from 1807 all the way until the present day. Their stories are American history in microcosm, all in 35 acres of the nation's capital. Come and experience their extraordinary lives in a one of kind portal into [...]

$5

Only at Congressional Guided Introductory Tour

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

Join us for a guided tour of Congressional Cemetery! Over 67,000 people are interred at Congressional Cemetery, ranging from 1807 all the way until the present day. Their stories are American history in microcosm, all in 35 acres of the nation's capital. Come and experience their extraordinary lives in a one of kind portal into [...]

$5

Hero Dog Memorial 5k

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

We are proud to host Hero Dogs, Inc. for this fundraising race for a great cause! See below for a message directly from them. Puppy raisers and volunteers for Hero Dogs, Inc. are excited to present the 4th Annual Hero Dogs 5K9, our 2nd year with an IN-PERSON option this year hosted at Congressional Cemetery [...]

$35

Only at Congressional Guided Introductory Tour

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

Join us for a guided tour of Congressional Cemetery! Over 67,000 people are interred at Congressional Cemetery, ranging from 1807 all the way until the present day. Their stories are American history in microcosm, all in 35 acres of the nation's capital. Come and experience their extraordinary lives in a one of kind portal into [...]

$5

Only at Congressional Guided Introductory Tour

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

Join us for a guided tour of Congressional Cemetery! Over 67,000 people are interred at Congressional Cemetery, ranging from 1807 all the way until the present day. Their stories are American history in microcosm, all in 35 acres of the nation's capital. Come and experience their extraordinary lives in a one of kind portal into [...]

$5

Founding the Federal City: Capital Connections Tour

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

Established in 1800, Washington DC was the fledgling capital of a fledgling nation. Built to house the seats of federal government, the nation's capital soon became a city in its own right, a place where people lived, worked, and, of course, died. A mix of congressmen, merchants, military officers, diplomats, architects, and enslaved individuals comprised [...]

$5

African Americans at Congressional Cemetery: Guided Docent Tour

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

African Americans, across history, have left their mark on the United States and this story of tragedy, endurance, and triumph are echoed in the graves of many individuals who are interred at Congressional Cemetery. From the formerly enslaved, to philosophers, to DC's Mayor for Life, come and join one of our expert docents for an exploration [...]

$5