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Congressional Cemetery, Historic cemetery in Washington, D.C.

Description: Congressional Cemetery is a historic and active cemetery located at 1801 E Street, SE, in Washington, D.C., on the west bank of the Anacostia River.

History: Founded in 1807, it is the final resting place for many notable American figures, including 68 congressmen.

Culture: The cemetery reflects the cultural and historical changes that have taken place in the United States over the past 200 years.

Practical: It's open to the public daily from dawn until dusk and offers guided tours.

Did you know ?: It is also known as an 'off-leash' dog park.

Location: Washington, D.C.

Inception: 1807

Architect: Benjamin Henry Latrobe

Address: 1801 E St SE, Washington, DC 20003 20003

Website: congressionalcemetery.org

Sources: Wikimedia, OpenStreetMap

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Congressional Cemetery Historic cemetery in Washington, D.C.

Congressional Cemetery is a historic and active cemetery located at 1801 E Street, SE, in Washington, D.C., on the west bank of the Anacostia River.

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Public Vault at the Congressional Cemetery
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