Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site

Mrs. Walker's house 110 1/2 Leigh street
Mrs. Walker's house 110 1/2 Leigh street
Address
Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site
600 North 2nd St
Richmond, VA 23219
Region Central Virginia
Locality Richmond City
Phone: (804) 771-2017
Website www.nps.gov/mawa/index.htm

The Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site commemorates the life of a progressive and talented African American woman. Despite many adversities, she achieved success in the world of business and finance as the first African American woman in the United States to found and serve as president of a bank. The site includes a film, exhibit/museum, and her residence of thirty years. The house is restored to its 1930's appearance with original Walker family pieces. Special activities include special events during Black History Month in February, July 15th Birthday Celebration, open house during the Second Street Festival the first weekend in October, and Historic house tours during the Christmas holidays with period decorations. The site is open all year long Monday-Saturday we are closed Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years. 9-4:30




Last Updated: 10/24/2013 2:00 PM
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