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Picture of stained glass windows and paintings in Gaston Hall.

A Look at Georgetown Through the Ages

Georgetown's rich and storied past dates back to the beginning of the republic more than two centuries ago. From its inception in 1789 to the present day, the university has served as a witness to some of the country's greatest historical events and has evolved to incorporate new ideas and cultural change.