Ribbon Cut at Restored C&O Locks

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

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

To the Manor Reborn: A Fairy-Tale Chateau Awaits Its Next Happily-Ever-After

Home to the great and the good — or, at least, the bold-faced — Massachusetts Avenue Heights is a secluded enclave known for its...

Montrose Park’s Memorial Sphere Vandalized

The sphere was installed in 1956 by the Georgetown Garden Club as a memorial to Sarah Louisa Rittenhouse, who lobbied Congress from 1904 to 1911 to buy the Montrose estate for a public park.

Real Estate: Wright Pushed the Envelope

Few architects have had so transformative an effect on how we live and think about home design as Frank Lloyd Wright. The things we...

1969: Personal Recollections

Several area residents share their memories of two of 1969's most historic events: the moon landing and the Woodstock festival.

Taste of Roaring Twenties at Dumbarton House

Transformed into Jay Gatsby’s mansion, Georgetown’s historic Dumbarton House will host an adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel “The Great Gatsby,” presented by Picnic Theatre Company.

31st St. Bridge to Close for 18 Months

While local traffic and limited parking for residents will continue north and south of the bridge, the stretch of 31st Street NW from K to M Streets will be closed to vehicular traffic through the summer of 2020.

Mayor Bowser Unveils Rosa Parks Plaque at Ceremony (photos)

On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, 42 year old Rosa Parks ignored a bus driver's demand to give up her seat in the...

Memorial Day: A Time to Remember

MacArthur's "old soldiers" are fading away still, more and more every day, shrinking the number and memories of those who fought in World War II and subsequent actions.