Congressional Cemetery: a High-Spirited Walk with Stories of Extraordinary Lives

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izi.TRAVEL: Welcome: Congressional Cemetery Gatehouse


  • Stroll through the famous historic cemetery guided by your own in-app audio tour
  • Hear stories and personal accounts told by journalists, tour guides, activists, and presidents
  • Spot the Accordion, the Library Card, and other quirky headstones of those who are still alive
  • Learn the mechanics of grave robbing at the tomb of the oddest celebrity in Washington of the 1830s
  • Find out how Dr. Thornton wanted to bring President George Washington back to life after his death

What’s included

  • Downloadable multimedia audio tour on the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Insightful narration by a public radio reporter

What’s not included

  • Earphones – please bring your own


Walk through the cemetery where the stories of the famous come to life with this in-app audio tour! Led by a public radio reporter, this tour will introduce you to the colorful characters for whom the Congressional Cemetery became a final resting place. From the Prince of Bummers to the...
$9per tour
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Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Congressional Cemetery
E Street Southeast, 1801

Attractions on the route

Meet izi.TRAVEL, author of the tour
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We are sure that behind each piece of art are untold stories. When we hear such stories - art, cities and their streets will revive and unite us.

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