Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site


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Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site

Address:1212 W Montgomery Rd
Tuskegee Institute, AL 36088

Phone:334-727-3200
Fax:334-727-1448
Web: www.nps.gov/tuin/
Size: 58 acres.
Established: Authorized on October 26, 1974.
Location:Along Old Montgomery Rd., 1.5 miles northwest of downtown Tuskegee, Alabama; 35 miles east of Montgomery and 20 miles west of Auburn.
Facilities:Rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), museum/exhibit.
Activities:Ranger-guided tours and interpretive programs.
Special Features:Booker T. Washington founded this college for black Americans in 1881. Preserved here are the brick buildings the students constructed themselves, Washington's home, and the George Washington Carver Museum, which serves as park headquarters and visitor center. The college is still an active institution that owns most of the property within the national historic site.

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