At Last, Georgetown Canal Boat Is Home

July 12, 2021

Over the weekend, a precious shipment arrived near Fletcher’s Boathouse at the C&O Canal and Canal Road. Two halves of the canal boat –– a contemporary take on a historic […]

C&O Canal Boat to Arrive Sunday (We Hope)

July 8, 2021

“We are hopeful the boat will arrive in Georgetown on Sunday,” Georgetown Heritage Board Chair Jennifer Romm told The Georgetowner today. The arrival is the long-anticipated C&O Canal Boat is […]

C&O Canal Boat Expected to Arrive July 8

June 3, 2021

The reopening of Georgetown and the city continues apace, and things are speeding up. Already to the delight of passers-by at the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, Georgetown’s crown jewel, yes, […]

C&O Canal Readies for Water, Boat, Eventually Canoes, Mules

May 10, 2021

With repairs to Locks 3 and 4 completed in 2019 and the canal wall near Grace Street and Wisconsin Avenue stabilized, it’s almost time for the water to flow.

Weekly Arts Round Up, April 8, 2021

April 8, 2021

Five works of light art will make their Georgetown debut tomorrow, when “Glow” opens to the public. Glen Echo Park’s Dentzel Carousel is 100, and the virtual celebration has begun.

Panel on Racism’s Legacy in Georgetown, Sept. 1

August 31, 2020

Admission to the online panel discussion and Q&A, “Reckoning the Legacy of Race and Racism in Georgetown,” on Tuesday, Sept. 1, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., is free.

Half Virtual Arts Round Up, August 27, 2020

August 27, 2020

Tomorrow is the last day to view the Ida B. Wells mural. Live and in person: a Haggadah program at the Museum of the Bible, storytelling and cemetery tours at Lincoln’s Cottage and comedy at the Birchmere.

Park Service Approves C&O Canal Plan

February 27, 2020

Among the plan’s design concepts are improved canal and towpath access and accessibility, increased interpretive and educational opportunities and more welcoming and usable open spaces.

Canal Renovation Is Moving Along

November 4, 2019

A town meeting and workshop to view two alternative designs and to collect and consider public input on the Georgetown Canal Plan will be held on Nov. 7 at 7 p.m.

Ribbon Cut at Restored C&O Locks

September 12, 2019

There were several dozen attendees at a Sept. 12 ribbon cutting for two newly restored locks, numbers 3 and 4, on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal in Georgetown.