• African American Civil War Memorial

    African American Civil War Memorial

    National Memorial District of Columbia

Plan Your Visit

Welcome to the African American Civil War Memorial, a unit of National Mall and Memorial Parks. The memorial is situated in the historic U Street neighborhood of Washington, D.C. a focal point of African American history and culture.

 

Directions

The address is 1925 Vermont Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20001. The memorial is located at the corner of Vermont Avenue, 10th St, and U Street NW, near the U Street/African-Amer Civil War Memorial/Cardozo Metro Station.

GPS Coordinates: 38.916554, -77.025977

Operating Hours & Seasons

The African American Civil War Memorial is not staffed by Park Rangers. For information about the memorial please contact the Park Service at 202-426-6841.

Fees & Reservations

The African American Civil War Memorial has no fees or reservations associated with a visit. However for planned events dependent upon the activity and number of participants a permit may be required. See the permit section for more information.

Guided Tours

The African American Civil War Memorial is a self-guided experience.  For in depth information, consult the on-site interpretive wayside panel or contact a park ranger at 202.426.6841.

Schedule of Events

Nearby Attractions

Adjacent to the memorial on Vermont Avenue is the African American Civil War Museum. For information on the site please see their website at www.afroamcivilwar.org

About a mile south on Vermont Avenue from the memorial is the Mary McLeod Bethune National Historic Site a unit of the National Park Service.

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