Rock Creek Cemetery

201 Allison St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20011- Map It
(202) 726-2080

AAA Editor Notes

Rock Creek Cemetery is at jct. Rock Creek Church Rd. and Webster St. N.W.; the rear entrance is at 201 Allison St. N.W. Established in 1719, this is Washington's oldest cemetery. Also on the grounds is St. Paul's Episcopal Church, opened in 1712, which is the District's oldest Colonial-era church. One of the best-known memorials is the Adams Memorial, created by Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Others are the Ffoulke memorial “Rabboni” by Gutzon Borglum and the Boardman memorial “Journey of Life” by James Earle Fraser.
Hours: Cemetery open daily 8-6. Office open Mon.-Fri. 9-5. Staff can assist with information regarding historical cemetery records during office hours. Closed major holidays.