Please Donate: Mt. Zion Church Sacred Places $100,000 Grant Match Campaign Ends March 31
We would like to share a message from Rev. Selena Johnson and the Sacred Places Team of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church at 1334 29th St. NW in Georgetown. “God has blessed Mt. […]
Poplar St. Residents Protest Absentee Neighbor’s Plans
Georgetown’s residential streets are a constant buzz of service and construction projects, causing parking and street congestion, months if not years of having a dumpster parked in front of homes, […]
An Irishman and a Moor Walk into a Bar: John Kennedy, Yarrow Mamout and the City Tavern
Join us in welcoming writer, lawyer and lecturer Jim Johnston to discuss his books and their connection to the City Tavern Club ABOUT Senator John Kennedy rented the house directly […]
Weekend Round Up, March 31 – April 3
Happy Friday! April Fools’! It’s unfortunately only Thursday but consider it a warning because tomorrow’s indeed April 1. For those who aren’t too foolish, so many great options await you […]
Mapping Georgetown: Reclaiming Sacred Grounds of African American History
Mysterious and sacred, cemeteries hold dear the souls of the dead but are often legendary beyond our fathoming. In Washington, D.C., our fraught social and racial histories are often lost […]
Free Landmark Lecture: Women and Slavery in Georgetown
Elsa Mendoza, Assistant Curator, Georgetown Slavery Archive, Georgetown University will speak about women and slavery at Georgetown, and will examine women’s unique roles in the history of slavery in Georgetown […]
Weekly Arts Round Up, April 15, 2021
Ford’s is presenting a radio play and GALA will reopen with a show about radio plays. This Saturday: a streamed performance by the Thalea String Quartet.
The Life of Georgetown From 1620 to 2020, Part 3
As the nation has expanded and transformed, Georgetown has adapted to hardships and flourished. And in many fascinating ways, the city’s earlier experiences have paralleled our own.
Q St. Skeletal Remains: Unanswered Questions
The District’s Historic Preservation Office, forensics experts from the National Museum of Natural History and local historians are grappling with how to interpret the findings.
Cogman to Depart Mt. Zion Church
In July, the Rev. Johnsie Cogman — pastor since 2011 of Mt. Zion Church on 29th Street in Georgetown — will become superintendent of the Washington East District of the […]