Mapping Georgetown: Walking Tours of Women of the Cold War

March 21, 2022

Married to CIA Director Cord Meyer, Mary Eno Pinchot Meyer (1920-1964) was an American painter who lived in Washington, D.C.  After she and the nation’s top spook divorced, she became […]

Mapping Georgetown: ‘DC Sketcher’ Inspires Our St. Patrick’s Day Tribute

March 14, 2022

When Mapping Georgetown received a wonderful sketch of Martin’s Tavern from DC Sketcher (aka Avela Semana), we knew we needed to save it as a tribute to one of our […]

Mapping Georgetown: Local Author Documents Famous Georgetown Writers

March 7, 2022

Our Mapping Georgetown story this week welcomes the joys of March, the eminent arrival of spring, and especially Women’s History Month. Kim Roberts, Georgetown author of “A Literary Guide to […]

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: A Valentine’s Day Heart-Melter

February 14, 2022

You hold a special place in my heart and I’ll be forever grateful. ~ Cara Bien She had me at “Dear Georgetown”! This love story will bring you to tears. We’re […]

Mapping Georgetown: February Love Stories

February 7, 2022

  “Just an old-fashioned love song…”  Three Dog Night (Paul Williams) “Talkin’ ‘bout my girl…”  The Temptations Ah, it’s February… Have you got one of these love songs stuck in your […]

Mapping Georgetown: Growing Up on Poplar Street, NW

January 31, 2022

In our Mapping Georgetown project, it’s been a delight to discover how Georgetown’s alleyways have yielded such fascinating local histories. Poplar Street, NW in Georgetown. This dead-end street with the […]

Mapping Georgetown: An Amazing Inauguration Day

January 24, 2022

“I went next door at one point and spoke with Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriquez. Don’t get to do that every day!”       ~ Fr. McDermott, Georgetown University […]

Mapping Georgetown: Six Generations of Local Family History

January 18, 2022

As a tribute to the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and our local Black history, Mapping Georgetown is pleased to share this particular Georgetown mapping story from Neville […]