A Lecture on Georgetown's Black History

Georgetown Library

A Lecture on Georgetown's Black History

Local historian Carroll Gibbs will be presenting a lecture on "Black Georgetown, Past and Present" this Tuesday, February 16, at 6:30 p.m. at the Georgetown Interim Library.

Carroll Gibbs is the co-author of Black Georgetown and frequently lectures on historical topics in the D.C. area. Gibbs, who has contributed to the development of several exhibitions, created and narrated Sketches in Color, a companion to the PBS series The Civil War. Gibbs is also the author of a children's book, Friends of Frederick Douglass.

This free lecture is a great opportunity for anyone interested in history, or Georgetown residents who would like to know more about their neighborhood.