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Maggie L Walker National Historic Site

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Honors Maggie L Walker, a prominent businesswoman. Overcoming social obstacles of her time -- being physically impaired, black and female -- Walker founded the St Luke Penny Savings Bank, the first chartered bank in the country started by a woman. Her home, adjoining the visitor center, has been restored with many original furnishings to its 1930s appearance. The visitor center offers a film presentation. Tours are available every half-hour, Wednesday-Sunday 9am-5pm; closed New Year's Day and Christmas Day. Admission is free to the public.

Location: 600 N 2nd St, Richmond Virginia 23219 Telephone 804-771-2017

Other History nearby:
(Surry) Bacon's Castle
(Williamsburg) Bassett Hall
(Burrowsville) Brandon
(Williamsburg) Bruton Parish Church
(Williamsburg) Carter's Grove
(Petersburg) Centre Hill Mansion

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