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

    Maggie L Walker

    National Historic Site Virginia

Management

The staff at Maggie L. Walker National Historical Site is committed to preserving the inspirational story of Maggie L. Walker for the enjoyment of this and future generations.

Designation:

National Register of Historic Places - May 12, 1975

National Historic Landmark - May 15, 1975

National Historic Site - November 10, 1978

 

Public Law 95/625 was signed into law on November 10, 1978 designating the home of Maggie L. Walker a National Historic Site. To read more, please click on the link below. The information pertaining to the designation of the Maggie L. Walker NHS is contained in Section 511, page 44.

Enabling Legislation- Public Law 95/625

Did You Know?

Horse-drawn carriage called a victoria

For Christmas in 1903, the I.O. St. Luke gave Maggie Walker a Victoria (a type of horse-drawn carriage), a matched pair of black horses, and coachman’s livery.