• Carter G Woodson

    Carter G. Woodson Home

    National Historic Site District of Columbia

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Your Safety

Many of the buildings surrounding the Home are dilapidated and boarded up. You should maintain good environmental awareness if you choose to visit the building.

Did You Know?

Portrait of a young Carter G. Woodson

Carter G. Woodson did not begin his formal education until he was 20 years old. He had been denied access to public education in Canton, Virginia where he was born in 1875.