Determined Spirit

Maggie Lena Walker devoted her life to civil rights advancement, economic empowerment, and educational opportunities for Jim Crow-era African Americans and women. As a bank president, newspaper editor, and fraternal leader, Walker served as an inspiration of pride and progress. Today, Walker’s home is preserved as a tribute to her enduring legacy of vision, courage, and determination.

Maggie L. Walker with female St. Luke office staff members in front of St. Luke Hall in 1917

Empowering a Community

Maggie L. Walker and Independent Order of St. Luke staff members in front of St. Luke Hall, 1917

Last updated: January 4, 2017

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Mailing Address:

3215 E Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23223

Phone:

(804) 771-2017 x0

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