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Description - The Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site commemorates the life of a progressive and talented African American woman. Despite many adversities, she achieved success in the world of business and finance as the first woman in the United States to found and serve as president of a bank. The site includes her residence of thirty years. The house is restored to its 1930's appearance with original Walker family pieces.

Wednesday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., all year; closed: New Years Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.

Recreation - Black History and Cultural Museum of Virginia and a Police Museum are nearby attractions.

Climate - Summer months are hot and humid in this region of Virginia. Lightweight clothing is recommended as well as comfortable walking shoes. Winters are cold with occasional snow and ice. Fall and spring bring moderated temperatures and pleasant touring conditions as well as fewer visitors.

Location - Visitors traveling west on I-64 or north on I-95 take exit 76A, Chamberlayne Avenue, turn left at the light, go to the first light and turn left onto West Leigh Street. Go 2 1/2 blocks to the Site on the left.

Visitors traveling east on I-64 or south on I-95, take exit 76B at Belvidere and turn left at the stop sign. Go approximately 7 1/2 blocks to the Site on the left at 110 1/2 East Leigh Street.

Limited parking and bus parking is available on Second Street. Metered spaces are available on adjacent streets. Parking deck for Richmond Coliseum is within four blocks.

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Contact Information:
Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site, c/o Richmond Nat. Battlefield Park, 3215 East Broad Street , Richmond, VA, 23223, Phone: 804-771-2017

Additional Information:
Central Virginia Travel Region - Central Virginia is home to eleven State Parks, a historical driving tour, several wildlife refuges and natural areas as well as countless Civil War battlefields.
Virginia National Forests & Parks - Virginia is home to some of the most popular national parks and national forests in the Eastern United States.
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