Plan Your Visit
The Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site has much to offer the visitor. From tours of the historic Council House (the first headquarters of the National Council of Negro Women) to special programs about the history of African American women. Please check out the links above, and the FOR TEACHERS and FOR KIDS sections to find more details about making your visit.
Scholars wishing to conduct research in the National Archives for Black Women's History should know that the Archives are open by appointment only and that space is limited, often booked, and that one should plan ahead. Please follow the link to the Archives page for more information.
Did You Know?
Eleanor Roosevelt twice came to Daytona Beach, Florida, as the guest of Mary McLeod Bethune. She stayed in Mrs. Bethune's home on the campus of the Bethune-Cookman College.