Est. 1868 • Celebrating 150 years!
Est. 1868 • Celebrating 150 years!
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Strawberry Moons

Strawberry Moons

The Nacotchtank are an indigenous Algonquian people who lived in the area of what is now Washington, D.C. during the 17th century. Their village was situated at the intersection of the Potomac and Anacostia rivers, and it is the Algonquian people who gave June’s...
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...
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...