Throughout his life, Charles Young overcame countless obstacles in his ascent to prominence. In spite of overt racism and stifling inequality, Young rose through the military ranks to become one of the most respected leaders of his time. A well-rounded man with a steadfast devotion to duty, Young led by example and inspired a generation of new leaders. Read More
"The thing then to be desired above all others is confidence in one's self..." Charles Young
Park Introductory Film
The official introductory film for Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument.
Colonel Charles Young
The life of Colonel Charles Young was filled with memorable highs and demoralizing lows. Learn more about this true American hero.
The Buffalo Soldiers
Learn more about the men who battled enemies of the United States abroad all the while as they struggled to earn equality at home.
Eclipse Explorer Jr. Ranger Program
Commemorate the 2017 Solar Eclipse by participating in the Eclipse Explorer Jr. Ranger Program! Download the booklet and get started!
Every Kid In A Park Pass
4th graders can now earn their free parks pass! This special pass waives entry fees to thousands of federal sites in the United States.
Park Cell Phone Tour
Dial in to the park's Cell Phone Tour and learn about the people and the places that made Wilberforce what it is today.
Charles Young's Historic Ride to D.C.
Learn about the journey of Charles Young's horse ride to Washington D.C.. Not only did he prove his physical fitness, he proved his worth.
Traveling Banner Exhibition
The park has a limited number of banner display sets available for public institution display/use throughout the country.
Volunteer at the Park
Looking for a rewarding and memorable experience? Become a Volunteer In Park (VIP) and help us fulfill our mission.
Important Senior Pass Program Changes
As of Monday, August 28th, the $10 Lifetime Sr. Pass is no longer available. The new Senior Passes are now in stock. Learn more about it...
Last updated: September 11, 2017