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Then & Now

Compare what Congressional Cemetery looked like in 1913 versus 2020. See what has changed and what has remained the same!

Monument for Elbridge Gerry in 1913Monument for Elbridge Gerry in 1913

The Cemetery is closed to the public, but you can join us virtually via Facebook Live on Saturdays at 11 a.m. to take a guided tour with one of our faithful docent corps. Tune in for a new experience and some great stories! Join a Congressional Cemetery docent for an introductory guided tour of Historic Congressional Cemetery. Docents will give a broad look at the cemetery’s history and select some stories about their favorite residents. Join us for a grab bag of history and lore!
Videos will be posted here the following Monday.

This Historic America video series is all about the final chapters & final resting places of famous Americans. We spotlight their gravesites, death details and the extraordinary cemeteries where they’re found!

Virtual Self-Guided Tours

360° Videos

Explore with some 360 degree videos from various points in the Cemetery

Walking Tour Brochures

Introductory Tour
African-American Tour
American Indian
Building the Federal City
Burning of Washington
Chinese American
Civil Rights Heroes
Civil War – A House Divided
Educators, Agitators & Lawyers
Letterboxing Tour
Men of Adventure
Men of the FBI
War of 1812
Women of Arts & Letters
Group Tour Policy