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Georgetown Incline Plane. Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park. Here, in 1876, an engineering marvel was built. The largest incline plane in the world and the first built in the United States, carried canal boats to and from the Poto…
Potomac Boat Club. . Potomac Boat Club Founded in 1869 This Boathouse built in 1908 A.B. Mullet & Co., Architect Charles J. Cassidy, Builder Listed in the District of Columbia Inventory of Historic Sites 1973 National Register of Hi…
Naturalist. . A curious youth growing up in New York City, Theodore Roosevelt enjoyed observing nature. His early passion for birds led him outdoors to a lifelong pursuit of exploration, adventure, and scientific discovery. Later, as a young man l…
Built c. 1801 - 1806 by John or Alexander Suter, sons of John Suter, owner of Suter's Tavern
The original Canal House was built in 1878 to store the feed and horses of the Georgetown Railroad Company. In the 1890's it was converted into a power generating plant for public transit. Today the Canal House stands as another example of the his…
To the memory of S/Sgt. Richard F. Hoffman, A.A.F. College '43 Killed in action, Pacific Mar.20.1944 and all Georgetown Heroes of World War II This copley tree seat is affectionately dedicated by his parents September 10, 1945.
The first house of worship in Georgetown — a town dominated by Presbyterian Scots — was a log church built in 1769 by a Lutheran congregation where the present Lutheran church now stands (opposite). The Presbyterian Burial Ground, once…
Rose Park Playground was established in 1918 by the Ancient Order of the Sons and Daughters of Moses to serve African American children. The city acquired it in 1922. Georgetown neighbors ignored the segregation rules at this "colored" facility, a…
For God And Country [Left plaque on bottom of memorial:] In memory of all those who have given their lives for their country ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Presented by the Class of 19…
Compassionate Jesuit, gifted scholar generous friend, loyal alumnus (c' 56) distinguished 47th President of Georgetown University given by friends in loving honor
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