May is National Preservation Month, and in recognition the city is hosting a series of informal webinars discussing Georgetown’s history and historic preservation efforts lead by Britin Bostick, the city’s downtown and historic planner, a news release said.

The meetings will be held Mondays in May at noon and feature a different topic every week. Links to the meetings will be online at

National Preservation Month events

  • May 4—Where to find the city of Georgetown’s online historic resources and a brief history of downtown’s development

  • May 11—Topic: What is a certificate of appropriateness (COA), why do we have them and when did downtown have a 100-foot tall tower?

  • May 18—Pro tips for historic property research and the first known female real estate developer in Georgetown

  • May 25—How the railroad made the downtown we enjoy today, and why Old Town has so many different building styles