• Carter G Woodson

    Carter G. Woodson Home

    National Historic Site District of Columbia

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    Construction work is underway at the Carter G. Woodson Home NHS to perform structural repairs. This work is expected to last through Fall 2015. More »

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The Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site is a new unit of the National Park Service, acquired in 2005. It is in need of rehabilitation and restoration and is closed to the public.

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Portrait of a young Carter G. Woodson

Carter G. Woodson was born December 19, 1875 in New Canton, Virginia. He was unable to go to school until he moved to Huntington, West Virginia -- when he was 20 years old.