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Sunday Stroll in the Cemetery

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington

Due to the increased demand, we are happy to offer in-person tours on Sundays in addition tours on Saturdays. Our Sunday tours will begin at 1 pm, and will be an informal look at the history of Congressional Cemetery. Please be aware that the cemetery is open to dogs on Sundays, so please only visit [...]

$5
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Sunday Strolls Guided Tour

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington

For years, Congressional Cemetery's docents have consistently offered free Saturday tours of Congressional Cemetery. Now, due to the breadth of expertise and knowledge of our volunteer docents, we're happy to add Sunday tours this April through June and September through October. Our Sunday tours will begin at 1 pm, and will be a more informal [...]

Free
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Sunday Strolls Guided Tour

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington

For years, Congressional Cemetery's docents have consistently offered free Saturday tours of Congressional Cemetery. Now, due to the breadth of expertise and knowledge of our volunteer docents, we're happy to add Sunday tours this April through June and September through October. Our Sunday tours will begin at 1 pm, and will be a more informal [...]

Free

CANCELLED: PRO Crew

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington

Preservation & Restoration Opportunities (PRO) Crew Conservation Service Day Sign up for this hands-on experience to participate in restoration projects throughout the Cemetery, learn techniques in preservation, and help to save this treasured place. Projects will consist of various repair projects such as gravestone cleaning, stabilizing, resetting, and landscaping. Space is limited. Sign ups are [...]

Free

CANCELLED: HCC Family Reunion

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington

HCC will host its second annual Family Reunion for descendants of those buried at the cemetery as well as current site owners. HCC staff invites attendees to bring documents and records to augment the cemetery’s family files. Archivist Dayle Dooley will pull historic records and site information for perusal and share about the records at [...]

CANCELLED: PRO Crew

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington

Preservation & Restoration Opportunities (PRO) Crew Conservation Service Day Sign up for this hands-on experience to participate in restoration projects throughout the Cemetery, learn techniques in preservation, and help to save this treasured place. Projects will consist of various repair projects such as gravestone cleaning, stabilizing, resetting, and landscaping. Space is limited. Sign ups are [...]

Free

CANCELLED: Cemetery Spirits & Stories: LGBT Icons

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington

Join us for an evening of wine, spirits, and stories in the cemetery that J. Edgar Hoover, Madam Mary Anne Hall, and Marion Berry all call their eternal home. As the sun begins its descent, we will sip wine in the very vault where Dolley Madison had once lain. Afterward, attendees will take a rarely-given [...]

$38

Love the One You’re With 5K Race

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington

Come celebrate Valentine’s Day with your special someone and Pacers Running! We are excited to announce our new location at Historic Congressional Cemetery. Enjoy a jaunt with your loved one on February 9th and finish with a mug fill of cheer at the finish. Runners receive a limited edition bag of Lost Sock Rosters x [...]

$33 – $40

Labor Day – Office Closed

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington

Offices will be closed for Labor Day