Georgetown CommUNITY Cleanup Day
The Georgetown CommUNITY Cleanup was based at the HGA complex on Saturday, August 26, 2023. HGA applauds the united effort.
Georgetown Millsboro Rotary
The Georgetown Millsboro Rotary Club met at the Train Station on 8/15 for lunch and a tour.
Office Space for rent
HGA has Office Space for rent on the second floor of the Train Station at 140 Layton Avenue. Asking $1,050 per month. Renter pays rent and electric/internet. HGA pays trash pickup, water, and sewer. Contact Lisa Hershelman at Indian River Land Co. 302-934-8818
Open House Event- Saturday, May 6
HGA will have an Open House for the First Fire House and the Georgetown Train Station on Saturday, May 6 from noon to 2 PM. Come tour this historic buildings, view the displays, enjoy the model trains and let the kids enjoy rides on Lil Toot. There is no admission charge.
HGA Celebrates 30 Years
Historic Georgetown Association is celebrating its 30th anniversary of service to our community in 2023. In the Spring of 1993, Carlton Moore, Toby Givens, Martin Donovan and other civic leaders decide to form HGA for the purpose of assisting town leaders in preserving Georgetown's past while looking forward to the future. Join us at any of our upcoming events this year as we celebrate 30 years.
Large crowd comes to final week of Christmas at the Train Station
Turnout was very strong for the final week of Christmas at the Train Station. Adults and children enjoyed the singing by some members of the Grace Methodist Church choir led by Dan Stabler, the model trains, great buffet an, of course, Santa himself.
Nice turnout for the first week of
HGA members saw a nice turnout on a rainy Saturday, December 3, for "Christmas at the Train Station". Children enjoyed Santa and everyone enjoyed the museum displays, model trains, and refreshments. Everyone is invited the next two Saturdays (12/10 from Noon to 2 PM and 12/17 from 5-7 PM) for additional Christmas enjoyment. A car show provided by County Seat Cruisers will be an added enjoyment on Saturday, December 10 from 10 AM to 2 PM. Admission is free and all are invited. A nice buffet by Marilyn's Catering will be available on Saturday, December 17 from 5-7 PM.
Return Day Open Houses were a big hit!
HGA collaborated with the Greater Georgetown Chamber of Commerce to hold an Open House at the Georgetown train Station on Thursday, November 10. A large number of people stopped by to celebrate Return Day and enjoy a delicious brunch provided by "My Turn to Cook". HGA is proud to have been a part of helping to revive and preserve the Return Day celebration.
HGA Founder Carlton R. Moore, Sr., passes away.
Historic Georgetown Association Founder, Carlton R. Moore, Sr. passed peacefully at his home on Monday, September 19. Carlton formed the organization in 1993 and was involved until recent years. Services will be at St. Johns Methodist Church near Georgetown on Friday, September 23. Visitation from 9 AM to 11 AM with a graveside service at 11 AM. Following the service, a reception will be held at the Georgetown Train Station complex at noon located at 140 Layton Avenue.
Many people gather to remember Toby Givens
A Celebration of Life was held at the Historic Georgetown Association complex on Saturday, September 3. Approximately 130 friends and family gathered to honor the life of HGA Charter member, Ralph A. "Toby" Givens. HGA appreciates the Givens family requesting that this Celebration of Life be held at the complex where Toby had been involved since 1993. He will always be remembered and a plaque was placed in the garden area of the Train Station honoring Toby for his years of service to HGA.
Scouts from Troop 95 Enjoy a Spin on "Lil Toot"