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Booker T. Washington National Monument, at the site of Washington's birth and boyhood in slavery, is administered by the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior. A superintendent, whose address is Route 1, Box 195 (Web Edition Note: now, 12130 Booker T. Washington Highway), Hardy, Virginia 24101, is in immediate charge.
As the Nation's principal conservation agency, the Department of the Interior has basic responsibilities for water, fish, wildlife, mineral, land, park, and recreational resources. Indian and Territorial affairs are other major concerns of America's "Department of Natural Resources." The Department works to assure the wisest choice in managing all our resources so each will make its full contribution to a better United Statesnow and in the future.
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Last Updated: 20-Feb-2009