Petworth History Storytelling
Petworth has a long history of being a residential neighborhood where people buy homes, raise families and work to create a community. Come to hear local historian C.R. Gibbs talk about changes along Georgia Avenue, as well as other interviews with local Petworth residents who will share their stories.
2-4pm at The Lemon Collective
(810 Upshur Street NW)
Angie Whitehurst, Activist and Ward 4 Resident, StreetSenseMedia.org
Sheila White, UDC Student, StreetSenseMedia.org
Karen Abbott, Ward 4 Resident
August Hayes, Howard University Graduate and Poet
C. Etta Powers, Washingtonian Poet
Marion Gray, 2019 American Classic Women's Pageant Contestant
Local Historian: C.R. Gibbs presenting "Who Moved Georgia Avenue?!!"
Pamela Taylor, Owner & Founder of the Pamela Taylor Dance Workshop
Kristal Yancie, Petworth resident
Share your story about living in the Petworth neighborhood!
Starting at 12pm at the American University Humanities Truck, parked at 9th & Upshur St NW. The Humanities Truck is a mobile recording studio, with a mission to collect, create, interpret, and curate local stories and return them to the communities they originated from.