Est. 1868 • Celebrating 150 years!
Est. 1868 • Celebrating 150 years!
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March Madness

March Madness

We are not playing basketball, but we are madly dashing about the garden, tidying it up, and readying our pots for plants. DJ, one of our Guests with a decidedly green thumb, hit the ground running on March 1st and hasn’t stopped since. Besides paging through the...
Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

As Friends of the Aged Woman’s Home may be aware, in the early 20th century, Georgetown, (especially the west side near the present-day Holy Trinity Church, Georgetown University, and Visitation School) was home to a large influx of Irish immigrants. While the...
Valentine’s Day in the Time of COVID

Valentine’s Day in the Time of COVID

February is fast passing us by, but here at the Home we managed to celebrate Valentine’s Day, despite our need to social distance, with another “holiday in a bag.” Our Staff Member, Judy Robinson, plied each Guest with a decorative bag filled with...
Transitions

Transitions

In November of 1868, the year of the Home’s founding, Republican Ulysses S. Grant of Illinois defeated Horatio Seymour of New York to win the 21st presidential election. Grant decisively won the electoral vote, but his margin was much narrower in the popular vote....
Happy Holidays from the Aged Woman’s Home Elves

Happy Holidays from the Aged Woman’s Home Elves

Concerns about COVID-19 left us sans our annual Town and Country Garden Club Members, who, with their holiday decorating expertise usually descend upon the Home in early December to decorate our mantles, trim our tree, and transform our front parlor into a scene of...