Booker T Washington National Monument

Description This is the birthplace of Booker T Washington. Born into slavery in 1856, Washington went on to become the first principal of Tuskegee and an influential author and orator.
Address 12130 Booker T Washington Hwy, Hardy, VA
Website Booker T Washington National Monument
Contact Timbo Sims (540) 721-2094 Timbo_Sims@nps.gov
Notes There is picnic area at the site for those who want to have lunch before the tour. There is also a mile long hiking trail.
To Bring
Date(s) Thursday, Apr 21, 2022
Name Time Ages Cost Enrolled
Middle School Tour - Booker T Washington
The tour includes an orientation film and a guided tour of birthplace of Booker T Washington. The tour will discuss what slavery was like, Washington's moment of emancipation, and a summary of what he went on to do. In addition to covering life on the farm during Washington's early years, the tour will highlight history that comes after slavery, including the 13th, 14th, 15th amendments, temporary gains, and push back.

01:00PM - 02:00PM Ages: 9-13 Participant 9-13 $5.00
Chaperone 18+ $5.00
Sibling Under 9 $0.00
20/20
Waitlist: 2
High School Tour - Booker T Washington
The tour includes an orientation film and a guided tour of birthplace of Booker T Washington. The tour will discuss what slavery was like, Washington's moment of emancipation, and a summary of what he went on to do. In addition to covering life on the farm during Washington's early years, the tour will highlight history that comes after slavery, including the 13th, 14th, 15th amendments, temporary gains, and push back.

01:00PM - 02:00PM Ages: 13-18 Participant 13-18 $5.00
Chaperone 18+ $5.00
Sibling Under 9 $0.00
12/24
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