Mapping Georgetown: A Story of Love Stretching Back to The Mayflower

February 28, 2022

“This sweet story is made doubly so because it threads together more than several centuries of connections back to those married at Plymouth Rock.”  “Drinking from the pasture spring, she […]

Mapping Georgetown: A Presidential Love Story for the Ages

February 22, 2022

Lights. Camera. Action! This Mapping Georgetown Love Story features our 18th President, his sister-in-law, a book, a film, and Oak Hill Cemetery for good measure! Not to mention, history lessons along the […]

Mapping Georgetown: Corcoran Recollections and Cemetery Walks

November 1, 2021

With the festivities of Halloween (from Holy Eve or All Hallows’ Eve) behind us, we now pay tribute on Nov. 1, as we celebrate All Souls Day and the Day […]

Free Landmark Lecture: Oak Hill Cemetery

October 19, 2021

Oak Hill Cemetery, a 19th-century garden park cemetery founded by William W. Corcoran in 1849, rests on 22 acres of land in the Georgetown section of Washington, DC. Its grounds […]

Weekend Round Up, Sept. 23 – 26

September 23, 2021

With the vernal equinox this past Saturday, it’s the first “Official Weekend of Fall” and there’s so much to do both indoors and out in the cool breezes! Bring furry […]

John W. Gill, 1922-2019

January 28, 2019

Soon after his return to Washington from World War II, Gill joined the family business — H. A. Gill & Son, Realtors, started by his grandfather in 1888. He served as president at the firm’s Wisconsin Avenue office for more 60 years.

‘Snurlough’ Delights Most in D.C.

January 14, 2019

Have some cool shots of Georgetown in the snow? Email editorial@georgetowner.com with the subject line “Snow.” Your photo just might get added. 

DAR Unveils New Marker at Oak Hill

November 12, 2018

The legacy of William Tyler Page lives on in the American’s Creed, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary. It is still read by new citizens at their naturalization ceremonies.

Weekend Round Up October 25, 2018

October 25, 2018

The Smithsonian African American Film Festival continues through Saturday and, on Sunday morning, a howitzer blast will signal the start of this year’s Marine Corps Marathon.

Christ Church Marks 200 Years

May 14, 2018

Hundreds of parishioners gathered at the Georgetown landmark for a special service commemorating the laying of the church cornerstone on May 12, 1818.