• The Kitchen Cabin, Smokehouse and Tobacco Barn in the Distance

    Booker T Washington

    National Monument Virginia

For Kids

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There are a lot of interesting things kids can do at Booker T. Washington National Monument that can make the trip fun and a great learning experience.

Become a Junior Ranger.

Explore the birthplace of Booker T. Washington.

Visit the farm area.

Hike the Jack-o-Lantern Branch Heritage Trail.

Learn about slavery, the Civil War and Tuskegee Institute.

Learn about tobacco.

Did You Know?

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The "T" in Booker T. Washington's name stands for Taliaferro. Booker found out later in life his mother had given him this as a last name but he did not describe why. He made it his middle name.