Booker T Washington National Monument, VA

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Booker T. Washington National Monument
Booker T. Washington National Monument

Smokehouse and The Slave/Kitchen Cabin of Booker T. Washington

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Booker T Washington National Monument

On April 5, 1856, Booker T. Washington was born a slave on the 207-acre farm of James Burroughs. After the Civil War, Washington became the first principal of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial School. Later...[more]

Address

Booker T. Washington National Monument
12130 Booker T. Washington Highway
Hardy, VA 24101
Email:betsy_haynes@nps.gov

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Directions

Plane
Air service is available to both Roanoke, VA (25 miles from the park) and Lynchburg, VA (50 miles from the park).

Car
The park is located in Franklin County, VA, 16 miles northeast of Rocky Mount, VA via VA 40E and VA 122N; 25 miles southeast of Roanoke, VA via US 220S, VA 40E, and VA 122N; and 50 miles southwest of Lynchburg, VA via US 460W and VA 122S.

Public Transportation
Public transportation to the park is not available. A personal or rental vehicle is required.

 

Activities
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  • PHOTOGRAPHY PHOTOGRAPHY
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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