Preservation Georgetown Resources
Grace Heritage Center
We invite you to experience a gracious chapel, steeped in history. Set on the edge of the historic downtown Square in Georgetown’s Arts & Culture District, Grace Heritage Center is available for public tours on Thursdays and Fridays, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and on First Fridays from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Grace also serves as the business office of Preservation Georgetown during those hours.
Grace Heritage Center is currently closed for general public access due to the Coronavirus.
Rentals of Grace can be arranged through the Georgetown Library at 512.930.3552.
Downtown Walking Tour· Historic Homes of Georgetown
Stroll the Square or hop in the car, Preservation Georgetown publications such as the Downtown Walking Tour and Historic Homes of Georgetown offer self-guided tours of Georgetown's historic neighborhoods!
If walking isn't your thing, you can explore Georgetown by bicycle! Visit the Georgetown Public Library and check out a bike - it's free! Just one more way to make visiting Georgetown a memorable day out!
You can also contact us to book a docent-led Heritage Tour. Since these are led by volunteers, we ask that you give us advance notice.
PreservationGeorgetown@gmail.com or 512-869-8597
Take a step back in time. Browse through our historic photo collection and see the extraordinary evolution of Georgetown!
We're always looking to add to our collection! If you have photographs you'd like to share, please contact the PG office. We will carefully scan and return your treasured keepsakes!
In 1985-1987, the Georgetown Heritage Society (now Preservation Georgetown), worked with the Georgetown Sesquicentennial Folklore committee to publish four books capturing oral histories of Georgetown.
Each of the volumes can be downloaded with the links below.
PG and its heritage partners can help answer your questions on genealogy, historic homes and area history.
Historic Resources Survey
Find your historic structure and its rating in the latest survey commissioned by the City.
The Texas History Room
Texas History Room, is a wealth of information on all things local and statewide. Here you'll also find the PG Historic Homes & Places reference files. The files may be accessed during regular Library hours.
Find out where all of the historical markers are located around Georgetown.
Additional information and resources may be found by contacting the following organizations:
- City of Georgetown Historic and Downtown Standards (local regulations and resources)
- The Williamson Museum (photo collection, cemeteries, county information)
- The Williamson County Historical Commission (county information)
- Georgetown Convention and Visitor Bureau (area information)
- Texas Historical Commission (state historic markers & National Register designation)
- National Park Service (National Register Districts and listed houses)
- National Trust for Historic Preservation (nationwide non-profit dedicated to saving historic places)
- The Secretary of the Interior (standards for treatment of historic properties)