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The Booker T. Washington National Monument

This monument honors the life and legacy of African-American leader Booker T. Washington. Born into slavery on this tobacco plantation in 1856, Washington rose to prominence as an educator, orator, and founder of the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. This historic site interprets Washington’s life through exhibits, film, a living history farm, guided tours, and special events. The park is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission to the park is free.

The Booker T. Washington National Monument
12130 Booker T. Washington Highway
Hardy, VA 24101
  • 540-721-2094
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