Category: Peabody Room

Yarrow Mamout’s Home Site —

The portrait of Yarrow Mamout by James Alexander Simpson, that hangs in the Peabody Room at Georgetown Public Library, is Jerry McCoy’s favorite thing!...

Old Lady Leary lit a lantern in the shed..

At the corner of R and Wisconsin, NW, (I) watched the original flames come from the roof the day of the Georgetown DCPL (Georgetown DC Public Library) fire.  A small crowd had gathered, and I joined them as we anxiously awaited the arrival of the fire trucks… For more...

A Legend in his own time…!

“During the time I knew Mr. Lyle, I never dreamt that I would one day have this job….” ...