Following is an announcement from "thegeorgetowndish.com". Good opportunity to learn about some of the history of the Georgetown community and specifically some of the former property owners.
Postponed, due to Snowmageddon, Black History Month lecture by best-selling author Breena Clarke will take place Saturday, March 6th at Dumbarton House starting at 1:30 pm. Celebrating Washington's rich history of African-American life and contributions, Ms. Clarke will discuss her novels Stand the Storm, set in Georgetown during the Civil War, and River and Cross My Heart (an Oprah’s Book Club selection). Ms. Clarke will share her research about the enslaved and free African-Americans who lived and worked in the Georgetown community. Sponsored by The DC Society of The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America. Fee: Non member $10; Members free. Rsvp@DumbartonHouse.org or 202-337-2288.