600 N 2nd St, Richmond Virginia 23219
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.
Other History nearby:
(Surry) Bacon's Castle
(Williamsburg) Bassett Hall
(Williamsburg) Bruton Parish Church
(Williamsburg) Carter's Grove
(Petersburg) Centre Hill Mansion
12/07 Coming to The Richmond area
National Cherry Blossom Festival Washington DC March20-April14 The nation’s greatest springtime celebration unites for four spectacular weekends including the Cherry Blossom Parade.
Pork in the Park BBQ Festival Salisbury MD April19-21 Follow your nose to the Pork in the Park BBQ Festival. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this Eastern Shore staple will be served up April 19-21st at Salisbury's WinterPlace Park.
Bethesda Fine Arts Festival Bethesda MD May11-12 Delight in fine art created by 130 of nation's best artists, live entertainment and Bethesda restaurants.
Hampton Roads Greek Festival Hampton Roads VA May30-June2 Winner of the Peninsula Gold Award for best outdoor festival in 2012.
Annapolis Arts and Crafts Festival Annapolis MD June9 View the juried works of 200 of the regions’ best artists and craftsmen.
Sample wines from over 25 Maryland wineries in our expanded wine pavilions. Purchase a bottle of wine and relax while listening to smooth jazz all day long.
Virginia Pork Festival Emporia VA June12 The Virginia Pork Festival is one of the East Coast's largest food festivals, combines outstanding pork dishes with continuous live music from multiple stages.