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 […]
Imagine being a librarian with a passion to meticulously preserve every key detail of your community’s history. And, what if you had the dream job of serving as the archivist […]
When your local history collection is nearly destroyed by fire, you realize how precious are the treasures and stories of your collective past. At noon on Monday, April 30, 2007, […]
With Labor Day on our minds, the Mapping Georgetown project wishes to thank all those who work so hard every day — often behind the scenes — to make our […]
This year — already precedent-shattering in so many ways — will bring about changes to the way we’ve traditionally cast our ballots.
On Aug. 21, at the Georgetown Public Library, Jennifer Porter-Lupu, a doctoral student in anthropology at Northwestern University, presented a portion of what she had uncovered.
Georgetown’s Kennedy & Co. will host a happy hour this Friday to support women’s shelters. Two Saturday events will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech during the 1963 March on Washington.
Officially ring-necked snakes (Diadophis punctatus), the diminutive reptiles are very commonly found in the northern Virginia region, particularly in moist areas, including river floodplains.