Mapping Georgetown: The Magic of Our ‘Stoop Culture’

January 10, 2022

If you drive down too fast – You will miss the magic.        -Judith Bunnell When we received Judith Bunnell’s map-story for our Mapping Georgetown project, her evocations […]

Mapping Georgetown: An Inspiring and Revealing Childhood Story

January 3, 2022

Whenever I tell people I grew up in Georgetown, they assume I was born into money. Nothing could be further from the truth…. Since we had no electricity, we didn’t […]

Recalling ‘Stylish Deer’ Story Always Brings a Holiday Shopping Laugh

December 23, 2021

‘Tis the season. Hustling from crowded shop to shop, frantically searching clothes racks for hard-to-find price tags, scanning rummaged retail aisles while surrounded by jostling holiday shoppers — it can […]

Mapping Georgetown: When the President Comes to Pray

December 20, 2021

    Video link of President Biden arriving to attend Mass at Holy Trinity Church in Georgetown. Courtesy Holy Trinity Catholic Church.     Mapping Georgetown has been searching for […]

Mapping Georgetown: Forever Grateful, From Lebanon

December 13, 2021

  Never for a moment did I not feel at home….      From Ramzy’s Mapping Georgetown Story   If there were a contest for cutest person in Georgetown, Ramzy […]

Mapping Georgetown: Raising Our Spirits

December 6, 2021

When we received this map story from Georgetown Wine and Spirits at 2701 P St. NW it made us want to tip our glasses! There’s no better balm for the […]

Mapping GT: From Texas to Georgetown, Connections Abound

November 29, 2021

Everyone has a story. And every story is a treasure. The more stories we receive, the more connections we make. So much of Georgetown’s vibrancy comes to life in the […]

Mapping Georgetown: The Passions of Preservation

November 22, 2021

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, […]

Mapping Georgetown: Meet the Real McCoy of the Peabody Room

November 15, 2021

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 […]

Mapping Georgetown: An Eyewitness to the Georgetown Library Fire

November 8, 2021

When your local history collection is nearly destroyed by fire, you realize how precious are the treasures and stories of your collective past. At noon on Monday, April 30, 2007, […]