Mapping Georgetown: Recollections of a Georgetown Alleyway

August 23, 2021

What is it about an alley? The common intrigue of this urban passageway sets our stage for today. We recently received this charming personal account for our Mapping Georgetown project from […]

Corrections and Clarifications on Our Antique Map of Georgetown   

August 19, 2021

The cover image of the July 14th Georgetowner displayed an antique-style map of Georgetown, drawn by Georgetowner staff artist and designer Carol Stuart Watson in 1959. A reader who lives […]

The Story Behind Mapping Georgetown

August 16, 2021

During a three-week trip to Russia a few years back, I met and came to travel with a gentleman in our California State Parks delegation by the name of Phil […]

Mapping Georgetown: The Big Red Reveal

August 9, 2021

So there we were greeting guests at Rose Park Farmers Market a few weekends ago, chatting with those we knew about the Mapping Georgetown project and trailing into folks’ remarkable […]

Mapping Georgetown: Rose Park Visits Reveal Valuable Stories

August 2, 2021

We are so pleased to see that our recent visits to the Rose Park Farmers Market have yielded troves of stories about Georgetown’s hidden past. Did you know that 70 […]

Mapping Georgetown’s Rose Park Visit Sparks New Recollections: Tell Your Story 

July 26, 2021

A unique table dedicated to the art of preservation appeared at the Georgetown Farmers Market at Rose Park last Wednesday — not of the pickling or canning variety, however, but […]

Marilyn Butler’s Vision for ‘Mapping Georgetown’   

July 19, 2021

Imagine falling in love with your local town. Then, dedicating all of your creative efforts to cultivating and preserving its unique culture and heritage. Georgetown resident Marilyn Butler has done […]

Map Your Own Georgetown at Rose Park Wednesday, July 21


The creator of Mapping Georgetown, a project which records personal stories of Georgetown by those who live, work, study or have lived, worked or studied here, will be at the […]

Our Next Issue: July 14

July 8, 2021

Georgetown’s history is rich and varied, and what better way to see our way forward than by taking a look back? With the July 14 issue, we’ll be launching a […]