Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site

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Maggie Lena Walker House
Maggie L. Walker House NPS.jpg
Maggie L. Walker House
Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site is located in Virginia
Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site
Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site is located in USA
Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site
Location 110A E. Leigh St., Richmond, Virginia
Coordinates 37°32′52″N 77°26′17″W / 37.54778°N 77.43806°W / 37.54778; -77.43806Coordinates: 37°32′52″N 77°26′17″W / 37.54778°N 77.43806°W / 37.54778; -77.43806
Built 1909
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Gothic
Website Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site
Part of Jackson Ward Historic District (#76002187)
NRHP Reference # 75002100
VLR # 127-0275
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 12, 1975[2]
Designated NHL May 15, 1975[3]
Designated NHS 1978
Designated NHLDCP 1976
Designated VLR April 15, 1975[1]

The Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site is a United States National Historic Landmark and a National Historic Site located at 110½ E. Leigh Street on "Quality Row" in the Jackson Ward neighborhood of Richmond, Virginia. The site was designated a U.S. National Historic Landmark in 1975.[3] The National Historic Site was established in 1978 to tell the story of the life and work of Maggie L. Walker, the first woman to serve as president of a bank in the United States. The historic site protects the restored and originally furnished home of Walker. Tours of the home are offered by National Park Service rangers.

The site comprises five parcels and many buildings, located at 110 A E. Leigh Street, 112 E. Leigh Street, 114 East Leigh Street, 600 North 2nd Street, and 602 North 2nd Street.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  2. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  3. ^ a b "Walker, Maggie Lena, House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-06-27. 
  4. ^ "Richmond Parcel Mapper". City of Richmond. Retrieved 2 September 2015. 

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