Mapping Georgetown: A Food Writer’s Fond Reflections

May 2, 2022

As we stroll about Georgetown’s exciting blocks we often wonder “who are all of these fascinating people”? Often, they’re moving past us at a nice clip on foot or riding […]

Mapping Georgetown: Rose Park Spurs Golden Doodle Acquisition

April 25, 2022

This special place packs a punch. Rose Park at 2459 P St. NW always delights its visitors and enlivens its Georgetown neighborhood. Farmers markets, art events, seasonal celebrations, tennis and […]

Mapping Georgetown: Rose Park Neighbor’s Heroic Work for Access

April 18, 2022

It’s that spring time of year again – time to celebrate the reopening of Rose Park as a neighborhood favorite spot for fresh air and warm weather camaraderie. But, sometimes, […]

Mapping Georgetown: From Hat-Checking to House Detectives

March 31, 2022

Here at the Mapping Georgetown project, we collect stories. And this one from Michelle Pilliod caught our eye! “I was a hat check person at Whisky A-Go-Go,” Pilliod began… Then […]

Mapping Georgetown: A Georgetowner Leaving Her Mark

March 28, 2022

“Where flowers bloom, so does hope.”  ~ Lady Bird Johnson One day, as my mom and I were picking weeds along the alley bricks, I decided to give [the alley] […]

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 […]