Blessing of the Animals

Event Date & Time: 
Oct 3 2010 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Blessing of the Animals, Sunday October 3rd at 2:00 PM

Our pets are important to us and we all want to make sure they are safe and happy.  Please join us for this special occassion lead by Cara Spaccarelli, Rector of Christ Church+ Washington Parish.  Dogs must be on leash, all other animals in appropriate containers.

Come in the main gate at 18th and   Potomac/E Street, SE.

Celebration Concert

Event Date & Time: 
Sep 19 2010 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Join us as we rededicate our century-old and recently restored chapel organ, with a concert by Charles Humphries. Charles is a world renowned musician and counter-tenor, and we welcome him to the HCC fold! Admission is free and refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP to with the subject line "Sunday Concert," to help us know how many to expect. Thank you!

Wine and Cheese Lecture: "Death, Dogs and Monuments," by Smithsonian Anthropologist, Laurie Burgess

Event Date & Time: 
Sep 17 2010 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

 Associate Chair of the Anthropology Department at the Smithsonian, Laurie Burgess, will be giving the second lecture in our Wine and Cheese Lecture Series. Entitled, "Death, Dogs and Monuments," Dr. Burgess will be enlightening the audience as to the history of Congressional Cemetery, in a very unique and fascinating way. 

Special: Civil War Tour

Event Date & Time: 
Aug 21 2010 - 1:00pm

Meet at the chapel at 1pm for a special tour visiting the graves of some of the famous, not-so-famous or even infamous people involved in the Civil War. Led by HCC docent, Steve Hammond. 

Burning of Washington ~ Walking Tour To Restore A Patriot's Tombstone

Event Date & Time: 
Aug 22 2010 - 10:00am

July 23, 2010 6pm An Evening with Choctaw Storyteller Tim Tingle

Event Date & Time: 
Jul 23 2010 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a special evening to celebrate the Native Americans buried at Congressional Cemetery.

We will begin with a walking tour of some of the most prominent graves, including Choctaw Chief Push-ma-ta-ha and Cherokee statesman Willam Shorey Coodey. Then join us at the cemetery chapel for music and stories with Tim Tingle of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. Wine and cheese will be served.

Admission is FREE. Call 202-543-0539 for more information.

Free Civil War History Tour

Event Date & Time: 
Jun 19 2010 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

No reservations necessary.  Meet at the Cemetery Chapel.

Wine and Cheese Lecture

Event Date & Time: 
Jun 12 2010 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Saturday June 12, 2010
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Wine and Cheese Lecture

Chapel K-9 Orientation

Feb 24 2010 7:00 pm
Feb 24 2010 8:30 pm

7 - 8:30 pm Chapel K-9 Orientation

Chapel K-9 Orientation

Feb 21 2010 1:00 pm
Feb 21 2010 2:30 pm

1 - 2:30 pm Chapel K-9 Orientation

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