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Dr. Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, National President of ASALH and the Victor S. Thomas Professor of History and African and African American Studies at Harvard University, speaking at the historic Shiloh Baptist Church of Washington, D.C. at the 140th Anniversary of the Birth of Dr. Carter G. Woodson.

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Today, the role of the National Park Service at the Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site is to tell the story of Woodson’s crusade while preserving his home for future generations.

We can’t achieve our mission single-handedly. It is only through partnerships with like-minded organizations that we can preserve the past and build a vision for the future.

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    The National Park Service has developed important partnerships to restore the Woodson Home.

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    The National Park Service is looking for volunteers to assist with visitor services at the Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site.

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    The National Park Service is currently planning the future use of the Carter G. Woodson Home NHS. Learn more about this process.

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Last updated: January 13, 2018

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Mailing Address:

National Capital Parks-East
1900 Anacostia Drive SE

Washington , DC 20020


This phone number is for the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, which also staffs the Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site.

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