Georgetown Possessed by Halloween and ‘The Exorcist’
Georgetown has always exhibited a spirit of Halloween with its stories of haunted houses and apparitions, but it really came into its own as a Halloween spooktacular in the last […]
Dare to Try a Ghost Tour of Georgetown?
Do you believe in ghosts? Often asked around Halloween, this simple query tends to elicit responses ranging from contemptuous dismissal to wholehearted embrace, with stories in the mix. Whether or […]
Mapping Georgetown: From Hat-Checking to House Detectives
Here at the Mapping Georgetown project, we collect stories. And this one from Michelle Pilliod caught our eye! “I was a hat check person at Whisky A-Go-Go,” Pilliod began… Then […]
Halcyon Fellows’ Impact Reaches Millions Worldwide
Inclusivity and impact are two powerful driving forces behind Halcyon – a local incubator that has made headlines for its ability to nurture early-stage startups, develop forward-thinking entrepreneurs, and launch […]
Artifacts Hint at Halcyon House’s Past
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.
Spirits in Our Midst: In Georgetown, We Are Haunted by History
By Gary Tischler and Selma Khenissi The old houses, cemeteries, streets, hillsides and even film sites evoke a sense of people, place and memories. In Georgetown, Halloween reigns. Just look […]