The Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site bookstore is located in the visitor center and is operated by our cooperating association, Eastern National. Visitors can purchase books and educational items to enhance their visit to the Walker home and increase their knowledge of the National Park Service.
Some of our items are not available online and can only be purchased in-person or by phone. Below are a few items available for purchase:
To order, call the bookstore at 804-771-2035 (9 A.M. - 5 P.M EST) or email us.
These two books, Maggie L. Walker and A Right Worthy Grand Mission, chronicle Walker's life and accomplishments. The DVD, The Maggie Lena Walker Story, features the park film, as well as short videos about the lives of Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington.
We carry a variety of postcards featuring Maggie Walker, her home and other Civil Rights leaders.
The store has an assortment of pins, magnets, bookmarks and ornaments, many with some of Walker's inspirational quotes.
Born during the Civil War, Walker grew up during the chaotic years of Reconstruction. These books discuss the war, its causes and legacy.
Reproductions of Victorian jewelry popular during Walker's time. Reproduced Independent Order of St. Luke regalia worn by Walker and members of her fraternal order.
Did You Know?
The St. Luke Penny Savings Bank issued 625 mortgages to black families in its first years of operation, remarkable for a time when it was extremely difficult for African Americans to receive mortgages from other banks.