John Edgar Hoover, former head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is buried in Congressional Cemetery near his family’s plot at site R20/117. He died on May 2, 1972. There is a fence and a bench that carry the FBI seal that were donated by former FBI agents. J. Edgar Hoover was born on New … Continue reading “John Edgar Hoover”
A cenotaph is an “empty tomb” or a monument erected in honor of a person or group of people whose remains are elsewhere. It can also be the initial tomb for a person who has since been interred elsewhere. The history of Congressional Cemetery (1801 E St SE, Washington, DC 20003) begins around the beginning … Continue reading “Cenotaphs”
One of many, this bas relief is on the north wall of the Folger Shakespeare Library depicting a scene from A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
When the United States hosted the World Cup in 1994, RFK Stadium hosted 4 divisional games and 1 Round of 16 game on July 2, 1994 between Spain and Switzerland.