Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site


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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 49,075 (19,868) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 49,075 (19,868) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
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Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site

Address:3215 East Broad St
Richmond, VA 23223

Phone:804-771-2017
Fax:804-771-2226
Web: www.nps.gov/malw/
Size: 1.3 acres.
Established: Authorized on November 10, 1978.
Location:In the Jackson Ward community of Richmond, Virginia; accessible via I-95 and I-64 at Exit 76A or 76B.
Facilities:Visitor center, museum/exhibit.
Activities:Guided tour.
Special Features:This rowhouse at 110 1/2 E. Leigh Street, Richmond, was the home of the daughter of an ex-house slave who became the first woman to found and become president of a bank, and who was also a leading figure in the African-American community.

See other parks in Virginia.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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George Washington Carver National Monument, Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site, and Nicodemus National Historic Site are just a few of the parks that use oral history to record the contributions and experiences of African-American leaders and communities.
But the most rewarding event of all, she says, was the 1985 dedication of the Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site in Richmond.