Est. 1868 • Celebrating 150 years!
Est. 1868 • Celebrating 150 years!
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Aged Woman's Home Blog

Spring Cleanup Begins at the Home

Spring Cleanup Begins at the Home

We were excited to greet our first outside volunteer since March 2020 when the pandemic shutdown started in DC. Elijah, a junior at Georgetown Preparatory School wore his mask, social distanced, and stayed outside, but most importantly he cleaned out our fish pond. We...

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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...

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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 large...

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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.

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