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Museum Resource Center Open House

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National Park Service staff will provide a status update on the relocation of the National Archives for Black Women’s History, the conditions of the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House NHS Carriage House, and provide a tour of the Museum Resource Center.

Date:
Saturday May 31, 2014

Time:
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location:
National Park Service Museum Resource Center
3300 Hubbard Rd
Landover, MD 20785

This event is free and open to the public.
Space is limited.
RSVP by May 28, 2014
(202) 673-2402 or e-mail us

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.