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March 2021

Changing City: Tobacco, Transportation & Georgetown

March 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
canal boat on C&O canal

Explore the history of Georgetown with three historic sites.

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Tudor Explorers: Be the Curator

March 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Students learn how Tudor Place curators, historians, archivists and educators use primary sources to make decisions. Then they replicate this work in their own projects.

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Black Georgetown Community History Project: Family Heirlooms

March 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join six local historic sites to learn more about preserving family heirlooms.

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April 2021

Free Landmark Lecture: The Past and Future of the C&O Canal in Georgetown

April 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Executive Director Jeff Nichols and Director of Education & Partnerships Kelly Schindler, both of Georgetown Heritage, will highlight the history of the C&O Canal.

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Tudor Explorers: Garden Detectives

April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Students become digital garden detectives as they virtually explore 5 1/2 acres of historic gardens in search of plants, animals and other wildlife.

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May 2021

Free Landmark Lecture: Georgetown Garden Club — Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

May 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
sunrise in a knot garden of boxwood and roses

A panel of Georgetown Garden Club members will discuss the history of the garden club movement and the Georgetown Garden Club.

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Tudor Explorers: Storytime in the Garden: Pollinators

May 12 @ 10:00 am

Students enjoy an interactive storytime, then observe a variety of plants, flowers and wildlife.

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Tudor Nights: A Decade of Digging

May 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm

Find out how archaeology at Tudor Place is helping to bring the forgotten past to life with Dr. Kerri S. Barile and Joseph Blondino from Dovetail Cultural Resource Group.

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June 2021

Free Landmark Lecture: Town of Wounds, Sickness and Death: Georgetown’s Civil War Hospitals

June 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Executive Director Mark Hudson will share observations of Civil War hospitals and examine Tudor Place’s role.

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September 2021

Free Landmark Lecture: Women and Slavery in Georgetown

September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Elsa Mendoza, Georgetown Slavery Archive, will examine women's unique roles in the history of slavery in Georgetown and its namesake university.

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October 2021

Free Landmark Lecture: Oak Hill Cemetery

October 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

George G. Hill, President of Oak Hill Cemetery, will discuss the unique elements of the cemetery.

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November 2021

Free Landmark Lecture: The Peabody Room Collection: Three Centuries of Georgetown Art

November 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Special Collections Librarian Jerry A. McCoy on a tour of the Georgetown residents and landscapes depicted in these artworks, and the stories behind them.

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