Historical Places In African American History  

There are many historical monuments and sites which commemorate the notable achievements of the great African-Americans. Some historical places in African American history are as follows:

Historical Places in African American History:

  • Booker T. Washington National Monument -- this is the birthplace of this famous educator and leader
  • Boston African-American National Historic Site -- includes some civil war structures and heritage trail
  • S.A Camping Safaris -- A famous camping safari
  • Brown vs. Board of Education National Historic Site -- Commemoration of ending the racial segregation in the public schools.
  • Dunbar House State Memorial -- this is a national historical landmark restored by the poet named Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • Fort Laramie National Historic Site -- A historically significant park
  • George Washington Carver National Monument -- This is the childhood home and birthplace of George Washington Carver who is a reputed humanitarian, agronomist and educator
  • Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site -- 9 African American students were prevented entering this school in 1957 and it resulted in a huge national struggle over the issue of school desegregation by the federal government
  • Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site -- Maggie L. Walker was the daughter of a slave who became very popular in the Richmond black community. She became the first black woman to serve as a president in a bank and was successful in the business and finance fields too.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site -- This site is the birthplace of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It contains the church as well as the grave of this civil rights leader.
  • Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site -- This commemorates the leadership of Bethune in the women’s rights movement of the Black American Women.

More Articles :

Historical Places In African American History




History-Of-The-First-African-American-Female-Track-Star      Wilma Rudolph was born on June 23, 1940. She was born prematurely and weighed only 4.5lbs but since the Rudolphs were blacks she and her mother were not cared for at the local hospital because it was for whites only.  She is considered to be the first African American female track star. More..




Home  • Archaeological Periods   • Art History  • Artifacts • Biography   • Computer   • Holiday History   • Miscellaneous  • Military History   • Privacy Policy   • Contact

Historical Places In African American History )
Copyright © 2012  historyrocket.com, All Rights Reserved.