• Collage of images, including Maggie Walker, her home, and the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank

    Maggie L Walker

    National Historic Site Virginia

In My Father's House: The African American Worship Experience in Richmond, 1820 -1865

"In My Father's House" informational flyer
 

Did You Know?

The Van Lew Mansion in Richmond, Virginia

In 1864, Maggie Walker was born in the Richmond, Virginia home of Elizabeth Van Lew, a staunch abolitionist and famous spy for the North. Maggie’s mother Elizabeth worked for Van Lew as a housekeeper.