Thank God for the local "Preservation Hero's"
Many times a community finds itself in the position of acquiring a historic property which otherwise would meet the fate of the wrecking ball. Cudo's to the group of concerned citizens who rally together and make the effort to preserve an important piece of history that is unique to their community...Read More
On the heights of Georgetown, overlooking the bustling Potomac River port and, beyond it, a vastly expanding nation, Martha Parke Custis Peter and Thomas Peter envisioned a family home to reflect their family’s accomplishments and the aspirations of a new republic. To the east, a new capital city would take shape, but for now, Georgetown was the region’s center for society...Read more.
Thistledew Merchantile is a lovely site that sells the historic scissor art by Kim Frey. One of the 2009 artisans featured in the Directory of Early American Craftsman that is published by Early American Life magazine (another one of our favorites) Kim is a very talented addition to our growing list of American Craftsman. Read more.