Mapping Georgetown: Journey of a Lifetime

June 6, 2022

This Mapping Georgetown story came as a total surprise. It was perfectly unexpected and thoroughly delightful! The Camino de Santiago is a pilgrimage route in Northern Spain, dating back to […]

Mapping Georgetown: Jamie Stiehm, Witness to the Capitol Riot

May 31, 2022

Today’s Mapping Georgetown author, Jamie Stiehm, was present and locked down in the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6, 2021, riot. She will be talking about her experience on Saturday, June […]

Mapping Georgetown: Opportunity Knocks!

May 23, 2022

Opportunity Knocks at the Opportunity Shop! For Georgetowners, this neighborhood favorite at 1427 Wisconsin Ave NW, holds a place dear to our hearts. Can anyone walk by the Opportunity Shop – […]

Mapping Georgetown: Digging This Community

May 16, 2022

“I was born at Georgetown University,” wrote Christine Ames, in her Mapping Georgetown tale. “Story update,” she told us, “I’m now an archeologist, helping preserve D.C.’s history! Few of our […]

Mapping Georgetown: Recordings of a Father

May 9, 2022

This Mapping Georgetown story’s like a peak into a precious diary. It’s about a son, Bill Brown, assisting his dad, Kelly Brown, in recording his memories. It all started in […]

Mapping Georgetown: A Food Writer’s Fond Reflections

May 2, 2022

As we stroll about Georgetown’s exciting blocks we often wonder “who are all of these fascinating people”? Often, they’re moving past us at a nice clip on foot or riding […]

Mapping Georgetown: Rose Park Spurs Golden Doodle Acquisition

April 25, 2022

This special place packs a punch. Rose Park at 2459 P St. NW always delights its visitors and enlivens its Georgetown neighborhood. Farmers markets, art events, seasonal celebrations, tennis and […]

Mapping Georgetown: Rose Park Neighbor’s Heroic Work for Access

April 18, 2022

It’s that spring time of year again – time to celebrate the reopening of Rose Park as a neighborhood favorite spot for fresh air and warm weather camaraderie. But, sometimes, […]

Mapping Georgetown: Tour Guides Capture Tudor Place Women’s History

April 11, 2022

Hot off the presses — Congratulations to our very own Tour Of Her Own (TOHO) tour guides on publishing “111 Places in Women’s History in Washington, D.C.”! We were delighted […]

Mapping Georgetown: From Hat-Checking to House Detectives

March 31, 2022

Here at the Mapping Georgetown project, we collect stories. And this one from Michelle Pilliod caught our eye! “I was a hat check person at Whisky A-Go-Go,” Pilliod began… Then […]