For over two centuries, the hilltop above the Potomac River has been at the heart of Catholic higher education. Since 1789, the Georgetown campus has undergone many changes, but within its grounds are the same buildings where George Washington sent his nephews to school, where Lafayette toured the quadrangle, or where Lincoln reviewed the troops.

Whether old or new, the buildings of the campus have collectively shaped a uniquely American view of higher education. And with many of our readers new to Georgetown or having not visited the campus, join us on a brief online tour of some of Georgetown's landmark sites. Click on the doors below to begin.


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