Readers' Choice: Best Historic Site

Georgetown is full of history

Georgetown is full of history — from homes that belonged to our founding fathers to the place where Kennedy proposed to Jackie O.

Which is you favorite historic place in Georgetown?

Vote now through August 17.

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Ed Solomon June 26, 2012 at 06:23 PM
My favorite site is the canal--it is so charming and we are so lucky to have it--but to my dismay the canal boat is no longer in operation and due to be demolished. Why can't resident's get together and get a fund raiser to refurbish it --or get another boat.
Shaun Courtney (Editor) June 26, 2012 at 06:59 PM
You're the second person today to suggest raising funds and I know that's what Arlette wants to do. Maybe the boat can still be saved? I'll ask at the "farewell" tomorrow. Thanks for your vote! -SC
Teresa Tarantola June 27, 2012 at 02:55 AM
I definately think funds should be raised. British, half Italian arriving from Munich, Germany 7yrs ago I discovered the charm of the canal and the boat with its history, mules and characters in historical costume. It's certainly something very special to Georgetown and DC's history so it should not disappear! - Teresa
Teresa Tarantola June 27, 2012 at 02:58 AM
Very upset and disappointed that something historical is not considered worth an economical investment.
Steve Dingledine June 28, 2012 at 02:05 AM
Tudor Place is a real treasure and their outreach to locals schools, especially Stoddert Elementary, is praiseworthy?
Steve Dingledine June 28, 2012 at 02:06 AM
Sorry, that question mark is a typo.
Tudor Place June 28, 2012 at 03:48 PM
If we do say so ourselves, Tudor Place is worthy of nomination. A rare expanse of green landscape in the busy city, it combines great architectural beauty with 200 years of domestic and national history plus rich collections. Our public and school programs entertain and educate visitors ranging from toddlers to Elderhostel. Even in a meticulously preserved historic locale like Georgetown, Tudor Place is an asset to treasure.
Tudor Place June 28, 2012 at 03:48 PM
Thanks, Steve!


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