Halloween Weekend Round Up, Oct. 27 -31

October 27, 2022

Boo! Happy Halloween weekend! We have a huge amount of fun and spooky events for families, adults and even your dogs! Enjoy and stay safe. Saturday is Dia de los […]

Georgetown Canal to Be Drained Much Longer Than Anticipated, Through 2025

October 3, 2022

Disappointing news from the C&O Canal National Historic Park and Georgetown Heritage today: Georgetown’s section of the C&O Canal will be drained soon and remain potentially dry for as long […]

New C&O Canal Boat to Help Revitalize Georgetown   

June 15, 2022

Upon its April 28 christening to much fanfare – with Mayor Bowser presiding – Georgetown’s new C&O Canal Boat, the “Georgetown Heritage,” launched a new era of local historical and […]

Memorial Day Weekend Roundup, May 26 – May 30

May 26, 2022

This Monday, Memorial Day is a federal holiday in which we dedicate ourselves to honoring U.S. military personnel who died in service to our country. Many meaningful activities are available […]

All Aboard Our Heritage: Celebrating the Return of the Canal Boat

April 28, 2022

All Aboard Our Heritage: CELEBRATING THE RETURN OF THE CANAL BOAT! Thursday, April 28, 6:00-8:00 pm The Georgetown Heritage Board of Directors, and co-chairs Heather Muir Johnson and Brooke Stroud, […]

ANC Highlights: DPR, Canal Boat, 2900 M, Sports & Social

April 11, 2022

The Georgetown-Burleith Advisory Neighborhood Commission — ANC 2E — held its monthly meeting remotely on Monday, April 4. The following are selected highlights. Commissioners welcomed new Georgetown University student representatives: […]

Georgetown BID Initiatives Signal Reinvigorating Year for Commercial District 

January 12, 2022

Sponsored Content We’ve all learned our lesson from the past two Januarys: Expect the unexpected for the year ahead. Still, there’s a lot the Georgetown Business Improvement District (BID) can […]

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, […]