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    The fun of Congressional Cemetery isn't the dead congressmen. The people buried here include D.C. scallywags, civil rights heroes, and at least one man killed by a tiger. As they say: "You don’t have to be famous to be buried here -- just dead." You might find a festival, a foot race or an outdoor movie underway, and certainly dogs at play. Your guide is a public radio reporter and a dues-paying member of the cemetery's innovative dog-walking club. The cemetery is open dawn to dusk daily. (Dogs admitted by membership only. If you hate dogs, come on Saturdays 11-3pm, when even member dogs aren't allowed.)

  3. 1 Welcome: Congressional Cemetery Gatehouse
  4. 2 The Accordion, and other quirks
  5. 3 The Congressional Cenotaphs
  6. 4 Chester Ashley & More Quirk
  7. 5 John Philip Sousa - The March King
  8. 6 The Arsenal Fire
  9. 7 Beau (R.S.) Hickman: A Master Moocher
  10. 8 Mathew Brady: A sad end for the famous Civil War photographer
  11. 9 Dr. Wm. Thornton Tells All
  12. 10 J. Edgar Hoover
  13. 11 L. Matlovich, gay veteran & pioneer
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    The fun of Congressional Cemetery isn't the dead congressmen. The people buried here include D.C. scallywags, civil rights heroes, and at least one man killed by a tiger. As they say: "You don’t have to be famous to be buried here -- just dead." You might find a festival, a foot race or an outdoor movie underway, and certainly dogs at play. Your guide is a public radio reporter and a dues-paying member of the cemetery's innovative dog-walking club. The cemetery is open dawn to dusk daily. (Dogs admitted by membership only. If you hate dogs, come on Saturdays 11-3pm, when even member dogs aren't allowed.)

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  • nur

    5 out of 5 rating 07-25-2016

    excellent

  • Mary Ann & Katherine

    5 out of 5 rating 07-06-2016

    Great running into you today at the Congressional Cemetery, and for the FANTASTIC guide!!!

  • Dede Smith

    5 out of 5 rating 06-05-2016

    Wonderful! Perfect combination of history and entertainment

  • Dayle Dooley

    5 out of 5 rating 04-28-2016

    Amazing tour! I am one of the docents here and highly recommend this tour, great research and interesting commentary.

  • Gordon V

    5 out of 5 rating 04-16-2016

    Five stars, we're hoping for more in the future.