HearseCon 2015 – it’s not a cemetery, but hearses help populate the cemeteries!
After staying the night at a friend’s house in Northeast DC, TC and I toured these three cemeteries across from each other on Suitland Road in Suitland, MD, just outside of DC. Visiting large cemeteries on a sportbike is the way to go! Clicky for pictures.
This visit was the pinnacle of Gothiness. On a visit to Baltimore, my friend RtM and I just happened to park near Westminister Hall, where Edgar Allan Poe is entombed. Ubergothness ensued. Clicky for slideshow. Check it out: RtM’s sweatshirt and other goodies.
It seemed Greenmount Cemetery was never open for visitors. One fortuitous Saturday afternoon, Gentile and some other friends, and I managed to join a tour. We saw John Wilkes Booth’s grave and the final resting places of other Baltimore denizens. Clicky for slideshow.
Congressional Cemetery is supported by dog-walkers. It’s serious business. Friends organized this party in October. Cemetery spelunking is a social activity for Goths. Clicky for the slideshow.
Despite having moved home base to Gaithersburg, by August, I made new friends scattered across the DMV. Omega Maverick and I met up in Alexandria because it was equidistant for us to convene. We examined these tombstones before getting kicked out at dusk. How Goth. Clicky for the slideshow.
DC Steampunk has been an integral part of my life in the DMV. Now, I may not have been to every single event EVAR, but hear me out. The first event I attended was a walk in the Botanical Gardents in July 2011, and this potluck was the second DC Steampunk event I attended. Numbers…