Category Archives: Tours and Events

Civil War Tour Schedule Available

Mark your calendars! The 2014 Civil War tour schedule is now updated. All tours are free and are led by Civil War expert Steve Hammond. Note the special tour on June 21st, when Congressional Cemetery will hold a memorial service … Continue reading

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Tombs and Tomes

¬†Oddly enough, there are a few cemeteries that host book clubs. Laurel Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia has Boneyard Bookworms, and Historic Oakwood Cemetery in Raleigh, NC has Read in Peace. A book club in a cemetery must have a clever … Continue reading

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Romance and Tragedy at Congressional Cemetery

We’re excited to announce a special upcoming event at Congressional Cemetery in honor of Valentine’s Day. And as you might imagine, it’s a tad unorthodox: As the advertisement suggests, the tour won’t be your usual saccharine and sappy fare (although … Continue reading

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