NEWSLETTER FALL 2014
This newsletter features stories on some of the early businesses of Georgetown, including the manufacturers of the alcoholic "medicine" called Bitters, Paul "Peg" Pillsbury, who helped revolutionize the shoe industry, the arrival of the railroads in Georgetown, and much more.
HISTORICAL CEMETERY TOURS
OCTOBER 18 & 19, 2:00 P.M. - Union Cemetery, East Main Street, Georgetown
Learn about early soldiers and ministers, slaves and abolitionists, and young victims of a tragic epidemic. See the evolution of gravestone carving since 1731 and learn about early burial customs. Tours last about an hour. Admission $5.oo. All proceeds to benefit the Georgetown Historical Society.
HALLOWEEN CEMETERY TOURS
OCTOBER 25 & 26, 2:00 P.M. - Union Cemetery, East Main Street, Georgetown
Learn about Georgetown's macabre history of witches, ghosts and ghastly deaths, including a murder (and a most surprising murderer!) Tours last about an hour. Admission $5.oo. All proceeds to benefit the Georgetown Historical Society.
Please visit our online store where you can find a wide range of Georgetown historical books, woodblocks, historical maps and postcards.
Visitors Since 3/22/07
July 26, 2014