Barney Circle in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Historic Congressional Cemetery
listed in the
National Registry of Historic Places
District of Columbia Landmarks
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Landmarks • Military.
Location. 38° 52.963′ N, 76° 58.734′ W. Marker is in Barney Circle in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of E Street Southeast and Potomac Avenue Southeast, on the right when traveling east. Marker is adjacent to the administration building off E Street, on the east pillar of the cemetery's main gate. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1801 E Street Southeast, Washington DC 20003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom (here, next to this marker); Welcome (a few steps from this marker); Heroes of 1814 (a few steps from this marker); Warren M. Robbins (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elbridge Gerry (about 300 feet away); John Smilie (about 300 feet away); Commemorating The american Revolutionary Service of General Peterson Goodwyn (about 300 feet away); Thomas R. Gedney (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barney Circle.
Also see . . .
1. Welcome to Historic Congressional Cemetery. Association for the Preservation of Historic Congressional Cemetery (APHCC} entry (Submitted on December 26, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Congressional Cemetery. Wikipedia entry:
... Congressional Cemetery is also known for allowing members of the APHCC to walk dogs off-leash on the cemetery grounds. In addition to their annual dues, K-9 Corps members pay an additional fee for the privilege of walking their dogs in one of Washington's great open spaces. K-9 Corps members provide about one-third of Congressional Cemetery's operating income. Dog walkers follow a set of rules and regulations and provide valuable volunteer time to restore and beautify this historic place. The K-9 Corps program is recognized as providing the impetus for the revitalization of Congressional Cemetery, which had fallen into tremendous disrepair and neglect prior to the program's creation. In 2008, the Association restricted (Submitted on December 27, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Christ Church, Washington Parish Burial Ground; East Capitol Hill; Benjamin Henry Latrobe, DC Surveyor of Public Works; Benjamin B. French; Leonard R. Matlovich; dog park.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 26, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 981 times since then and 15 times this year. Last updated on May 30, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1. submitted on December 26, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on December 27, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 8, 9. submitted on June 24, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 10. submitted on December 27, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.