• Council House Front Door

    Mary McLeod Bethune Council House

    National Historic Site DC

Our Staff & Offices

District Manager - Joy Kinard

Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site
1318 Vermont Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20005-3607

The main contact phone number is 202 673-2402

Did You Know?

The Mary McLeod Bethune Memorial, Lincoln Park, Washington, DC

The Mary McLeod Bethune Memorial Statue, in Lincoln Park in Washington, DC, was the first statue erected to a woman or African American of honor. The 17-foot-high bronze statue shows Bethune handing off her sum of learning to two children, representing the next generation of African Americans.