Operation Conservation: September 20-21


September Civil War Tour Cancelled

 Steve Hammond's Civil War tour this upcoming Saturday, September 20th has been cancelled. Thank you for understanding, and please plan on attending Steve's last 2014 Civil War tour on October 18th at 1 pm.

4th Annual Dead Man's Run Registration Open!

Stay in touch!


Would you like to stay up-to-date on the happenings at HCC? From 5k races and Halloween parties to special tours and history lectures, we always have something up our sleeves. Email HCC's Program Director Lauren Maloy if you're interested in receiving email updates about HCC news and upcoming events: lmaloy@congressionalcemetery.org.

Congressional Cemetery and the Smithsonian Unite to Reinter Shriver Family Ancestors


 Ancestors of America’s renowned Shriver family were reinterred in the presence of their living relatives following a memorial service on June 11 at Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C.  

Free Public Tours April through October


Our tour season has begun! Join us for free, docent-led tours every Saturday at 11 am April through October. Tours meet inside the front gate by the Gatehouse. 

Note: We will not have an introductory tour on Saturday, April 19th due to the Revolutionary War event. However, a Revolutionary War tour will be available at 11 am and 2 pm.


2014 Civil War Tour Schedule


Tombs and Tomes

Tombs and Tomes

A book club for the curious and quirky


New Cemetery History Available

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