Thanks to work by Andrena Crockett and others, Georgetown’s Black history is being rediscovered and taught to anyone walking by and willing to read the signs on the street. The […]
As the oldest neighborhood in the nation’s capital, with early 17th-century colonial origins, Georgetown has a deep, complex and ever-emerging history. So, wouldn’t it be wonderful to have a Museum […]
Welcome to August! Despite the traditionally quiet month in the D.C. area, there are still lots of events to choose from this weekend. Check out GALA Hispanic Theatre’s culmination of […]
Join us in welcoming writer, lawyer and lecturer Jim Johnston to discuss his books and their connection to the City Tavern Club ABOUT Senator John Kennedy rented the house directly […]
“I was born at Georgetown University,” wrote Christine Ames, in her Mapping Georgetown tale. “Story update,” she told us, “I’m now an archeologist, helping preserve D.C.’s history! Few of our […]
Thirty years ago, The Georgetowner hosted a reception for a book that helped the town rediscover part of its past. “Black Georgetown Remembered” is now a classic of Black history […]
In this season of thankfulness, we’re so grateful to receive so many passionate recollections of our local history. Clearly, we’re not the only ones with a passion for preservation. Today, […]
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 […]
The District’s Historic Preservation Office, forensics experts from the National Museum of Natural History and local historians are grappling with how to interpret the findings.
City Archaeologist Ruth Trocolli told The Georgetowner that the remains appear to be from the 1830s, but a forensic investigation is ongoing.