Brewers Tour

Beckert Graves at HCC. Photo Credit: Garrett Peck.Brewers were once the second-largest employer in Washington after the federal government. Early brewers were often English immigrants who focused on producing ale. The Washington Brewery, which operated near Navy Yard from 1805 to 1836, had numerous owners, including John W. Collet, Clement T. Coote, and the Gunton brothers (Thomas and William).

Pride 5k

Event Date & Time: 
Jun 6 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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Graveyard Grub

Event Date & Time: 
May 17 2014 - 11:00am - 6:00pm

Lecture: "The Knickerbocker Mystery at Congressional Cemetery"

Event Date & Time: 
Jun 3 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Now that the snow is safely behind us, join us for a lecture about the Knickerbocker snowstorm disaster with author Kevin Ambrose. The lecture will take place at 7 pm in our historic 1903 Chapel, with a short wine and cheese reception to follow. Suggested donation of $5 cash at the door. Requested RSVP to lmaloy@congressionalcemetery.org.

Maibockfest

Event Date & Time: 
May 10 2014 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm

 

Civil War Tour

Event Date & Time: 
Jun 21 2014 - 2:00pm - 2:30pm

 Join noted expert Steve Hammond for a tour of the Civil War graves at Congressional Cemetery. June's tour will leave immediately following the ceremony for the Washington Arsenal Explosion victims, between 2:00 and 2:30 pm at the Arsenal Monument.

Introductory Tour

Event Date & Time: 
Apr 26 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
May 3 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
May 10 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
May 17 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
May 24 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
May 31 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Jun 7 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Jun 14 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Jun 21 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Jun 28 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Jul 5 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Jul 12 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Jul 19 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Jul 26 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Aug 2 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Aug 9 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Aug 16 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Aug 23 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Aug 30 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sep 6 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sep 13 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sep 20 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sep 27 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Oct 4 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Oct 11 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Oct 18 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Oct 25 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Nov 1 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us every Saturday April through October for a free docent-led tour of the cemetery. Tours last approximately an hour and meet inside the front gate near the Gatehouse.

Annual Meeting and Revolutionary War Living History Day

Event Date & Time: 
Apr 19 2014 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

 

 

Back to Life Art Show

Event Date & Time: 
Apr 13 2014 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

 

'Til Death Do Us Part: Romance and Tragedy at Congressional Cemetery

Event Date & Time: 
Feb 27 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

 

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