02/10/2013Location: Visitor Center | Map Time: 2:00 PM Fee Information: Free! Contact Name: Janet Blanchard Contact Phone Number: (540)721-2094
Industrial education was a new and quite progressive idea in the 1880's when Dr. Washington was building Tuskegee Institute. Learn about his connection with Maggie L. Walker, the first black woman to charter a bank and the first Virginia woman to run for state office. Hear how she and her famous women friends supported Booker T. Washington.