Monday, November 20, 2017 / by Meagan Henry
Practicing real estate in Georgetown is a unique experience because Georgetown is unique. Don't believe me? Well how many towns in Texas feature the State's oldest institution of higher learning? I'll give you a hint--it's less than two! That's right, there'a just one! Georgetown. Southwestern is a a leading liberal arts college located on a stately campus in the heart of the historic area of Georgetown. If you're looking for a home in a city that features all of the lively cutlural and educational activities that a great higher education institution can bring, look no further than Georgetown, Texas.
Southwestern was founded in 1872. Which makes It a big part of Georgetown’s history. SU has a lovely campus with a rich history that can be experienced by a walk through it.
Southwestern has an extensive library that welcomes not only the Southwestern students but also the locals of Georgetown. If you’re not a student of SU in order to borrow books and other library resources you’re required to have a “texture card” which can simply be obtained at the Georgetown Public Library. The library houses a vast collections of more than 390,000 books and media items. So whether you’re looking to educate yourself, do research or just browse, Southwestern library (A. Frank Smith, Jr. Library Center) is a perfect resource! Located off of: 1001 E University Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626
The Southwestern Fountainwood Observatory has a scheduled “yoga under the stars” event, that’s open to the public among other star gazing events throughout the year which could be fun as a date with a loved one, friend or by yourself among the community.
Southwestern university is one of 113 schools in the nation that were named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service honor roll. Southwestern students have been integrating themselves among the young teens of Georgetown in fun engaging activities. And through the school’s “BIG EVENT” day, Southwestern encourages the students, faculty, staff, and alumni to be a part of and spend a day volunteering with the local nonprofits and Georgetown community partners.
Southwestern’s Community Garden is open over the summer to the Georgetown community during the garden sessions on specified days. Absolutely no past experience is needed! Just bring a pair of close toed shoes and water and you can enjoy the lovely outdoors of South Western’s campus while working and learning with fellows of the community. Sessions are on Thursdays 6-8 pm and Saturdays 9-11 am unless otherwise noted. More info with contacts and current crops and plants that are being grown can be found at the following link: http://southwestern.edu/garden/
Southwestern is one of the crown jewels of Georgetown. If you're interested in the homes for sale in Georgetown and would like to learn more abuot this unique community and its offerings, we'd be happy to show you around.
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