Plan Your Visit
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.
You can go to the house to view the façade.
Beyond the Capital
Did You Know?
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.