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

August 31, 2020

Dumbarton House, Mt. Zion/Female Union Band Historic Memorial Park, Georgetown Heritage and Tudor Place have organized “Reckoning the Legacy of Race and Racism in Georgetown,” an online panel discussion and Q&A on Tuesday, Sept. 1, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. …

Half Virtual Arts Round Up, August 27, 2020

August 27, 2020

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. Find out more by clicking on the headlines below.

Museum of the Bible: Talk and

Park Service Approves C&O Canal Plan

February 27, 2020

The plan developed by Georgetown Heritage, the nonprofit partner of Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, to “restore, revitalize and reimagine” the canal’s first mile, located in Georgetown, was approved by the National Park Service.

A Finding of No …

Canal Renovation Is Moving Along

November 4, 2019

Things are happening along the Georgetown section of Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park. The two-year project to restore and repair Locks 3 and 4, adjacent to 30th Street NW, has been completed. The 31st Street Bridge over the …

Ribbon Cut at Restored C&O Locks

September 12, 2019

Recalling the origins of Georgetown Heritage, Jennifer Romm, chair of the organization’s board, said: “The canal boat is how we started this whole thing.”

Romm was speaking to several dozen attendees at a Sept. 12 ribbon cutting for two newly …

New Executive Director at Georgetown Heritage

August 21, 2019

Georgetown Heritage — the nonprofit partner of the National Park Service in restoring and enlivening mile one of the historic Chesapeake & Ohio Canal — has named a new executive director: Jeffrey L. Nichols. His first day on the job …

Weekend Round Up May 16, 2019

May 16, 2019

This Saturday in Georgetown, you can help clean up the C&O Canal in the morning and stroll in and out of the Book Hill galleries in the evening. On Sunday, canal mules Dolly and Eva will munch hay in Fish

ANC Monday: Hyde-Addison, School Crowding, C&O Canal

March 30, 2019

The Georgetown-Burleith-Hillandale Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC 2E) will hold its April meeting on Monday, April 1, at 6:30 p.m. at Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School, 35th Street and Volta Place NW, in the Heritage Room on the second floor of the

Water Flows Again in C&O Canal in Georgetown

November 5, 2018

After the C&O Canal in Georgetown got its new wooden gates at Locks 3 and 4 operating on Oct. 11, the National Park Service released water into the Georgetown section of the canal several days afterwards to test the new …

Canal Renewal: Lock 3 Gates Installed

October 11, 2018

“We got a gate,” cried one of the construction workers at Lock 3 of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, between Thomas Jefferson and 30th Streets, on Oct. 11. Workers at the bottom of a waterless canal looked up to hold …