Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site


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Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site:

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Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
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Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site

Address:1318 Vermont Ave NW
Washington, DC 20005

Phone:202-673-2402
Fax:202-673-2414
Web: www.nps.gov/mamc/
Size: 0.07 acres.
Established: Designated on October 15, 1982. Established as a National Historic Site on December 11, 1991.
Location:On Vermont Ave. in the Logan Circle Historic District, Washington, DC.
Activities:Guided tours.
Special Features:From 1943 to 1966, this 19th century townhouse served as headquarters for the National Council of Negro Women, founded by educator and activist Mary McLeod Bethune. Site also commemorates McLeod Bethune's leadership in black women's rights movements from 1943 to 1949. She was also the founder of Bethune-Cookman College in Florida.

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