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The Morning Metropolitan

Blues Alley by M.V. Jantzen.

Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:

  • Casey Trees declares January the month of the American Elm. Learn more about the majestic tree and how Casey Trees helps Georgetown keep wonderful collection of them alive.
  • Find out how historic homes like Dumbarton House investigate and interpret the stories of the building’s past residents.

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Georgetown’s Elms

Q St. - Georgetown's "Elm Street"

As the fruits of Ginkgogate still lay festering on our sidewalks, it may be a tad difficult to look up at our trees with much warmth these days. However, many don’t realize that at least one Georgetown street is like an arbor Brigadoon. That’s because despite the wide scale ravages of Dutch Elms Disease, Georgetown still has a decent collection of American Elms. In particular, a walk down Q St. is like a walk back through time.

Find out why after the jump:

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