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 […]

News Bytes: Jack Evans, Canal Boat, Heating Plant

May 11, 2022

Canal Boat Christened; Tours Begin  The C&O Canal boat was officially launched April 28, and public tours have begun. The new 80-foot-long boat was christened by Mayor Muriel Bowser (who […]

New Canal Boat Christened in Joyous Ceremony 

May 2, 2022

Georgetown’s brand new 80-footlong, historically correct Canal Boat was officially launched Thursday, April 28, at the C&O Canal’s reconstructed and filled Lock 3 with joyous pomp and ceremony. There were […]

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: […]

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 […]

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.

New Executive Director at Georgetown Heritage

August 21, 2019

For the past seven years, Jeffrey L. Nichols was president and CEO of Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, outside of Lynchburg, Virginia.

Georgetown BID Celebrates 20 Years

June 13, 2019

The presentation at the June 11 event listed the top three game changers: the C&O Canal, reconstructing and programming alleys and establishing Georgetown as an interactive public arts destination.