Nearby Attractions

iron gate over african american civil war museum entrance

The entrance to the African American Civil War Museum. NPSPhoto.

 

The African American Civil War Memorial sits in the heart of the vibrant and historic U Street neighborhood.

Learn about the Greater U Street Historic District through the National Park Service National Register Historic District Travel Itinerary.

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 one mile south of the Memorial on Vermont Avenue is the Mary McLeod Bethune National Historic Site, a unit of the National Park Service.

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