Resources

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Grace Heritage Center

We invite you to experience a gracious venue steeped in history. Set on the edge of the historic downtown Square in Georgetown’s Arts & Culture District, Grace Heritage Center is available for public use for weddings & rehearsals, meetings, receptions, reunions, social functions, workshops and presentations.   The historic chapel offers an inspiring setting for any occasion.

Learn more at the Grace Heritage Center website.

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Heritage Home Markers

Celebrate the heritage of your home with a custom marker from PG! Markers are available for any structure in Georgetown that is at least 50 years old.

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Downtown Walking Tour· Historic Homes of Georgetown

Stroll the Square or hop in the car, Preservation Georgetown publications such as the Downtown Walking Tour and Historic Homes of Georgetown offer self-guided tours of Georgetown's historic neighborhoods!

If walking isn't your thing, you can explore Georgetown by bicycle! Visit the Georgetown Public Library or the Visitor Center and check out a bike - it's free! Just one more way to make visiting Georgetown a memorable day out!

You can also contact us to book a docent-led Heritage Tour. Since these are led by volunteers, we ask that you give us advance notice.

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Bricks

Commemorate that special person or occasion with a personalized engraved brick on our Walk of History path.

Contact us if you are interested in purchasing a brick.

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Pictures

Take a step back in time. Browse through our historic photo collection and see the extraordinary evolution of Georgetown!

Preservation Georgetown Photo Collection

Click Photographs and then Historic Collections to find them.

We're always looking to add to our collection! If you have photographs you'd like to share, please contact the PG office. We will carefully scan and return your treasured keepsakes!

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Georgetown's Yesteryears

In 1985-1987, the Georgetown Heritage Society (now Preservation Georgetown), worked with the Georgetown Sesquicentennial Folklore committee to publish four books capturing oral histories of Georgetown.

Each of the volumes can be downloaded with the links below.

Volume 1 - Reaching for the Gold Ring

Volume 2 - The People Remember

Volume 3 - A Special Place

Volume 4 - The Way it Was

 

Research

PG and its heritage partners can help answer your questions on genealogy, historic homes and area history.

Historic Resources Survey

Find your historic structure and its rating in the latest survey commissioned by the City.

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The Texas History Room

Texas History Room, is a wealth of information on all things local and statewide. Here you'll also find the PG Historic Homes & Places reference files. The files may be accessed during regular Library hours.

Historical Markers

Find out where all of the historical markers are located around Georgetown.

Historical Marker Sites

Additional information and resources may be found by contacting the following organizations: