• Council House Front Door

    Mary McLeod Bethune Council House

    National Historic Site DC


Map to the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House NHS
Map showing the location of the Council House on Vermont Avenue NW below Logan Circle.
NPS drawing by Kenneth Chandler.

Did You Know?

The Coat of Arms of the Republic of Haiti

Mary McLeod Bethune was invited by President Dumarsais Estimé of the President of Haïti to celebrate the 1949 Haïtian Exposition. She became the first woman to be given the Medal of Honor and Merit, Haïti's highest award.