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Tale of two cemeteries: Rock Creek and Congressional, D.C.

Mausolems, like these at Rock Creek Cemetery, were used by wealthy families in the 1800s. [Photo by Lucy Chumbley]

[Washington Window] The Diocese of Washington’s churches have always dealt with death: providing parishioners with services, solace and in many cases, a final resting place. While many churches concentrate on serving their own members, the two largest Episcopal graveyards in…
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