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Become a Junior Ranger At Booker T. Washington National Monument!


You can become a Junior Rangeron your visit to Booker T. Washington National Monument. There are a lot of interesting things kids can do at Booker T. Washington National Monument that can make the trip fun and a great learning experience.

Become a Junior Ranger

Explore the birthplace of Booker T. Washington and the place where he took his first breath of freedom.

Learn about the institution of slavery, the American Civil War and Dr. Washington's legacy at Tuskegee Institute which is Tuskegee University today.

Visit the farm area that represents the farm where Booker T. Washington spent his first 9 years.

Hike the 1.5 mile Jack-o-Lantern Branch Heritage Trail.

Learn about tobacco which was the cash crop.

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Last updated: January 7, 2020

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