The DC townhouse at 1318 Vermont Avenue, NW which is just a few minutes away from our Washington DC Hotel, was the first headquarters of the National Council of Negro Women . It’s where Mary McLeod Bethune (political and activist) achieved her greatest national and international… From there, Bethune and the Council spearheaded strategies and developed programs that advanced the interests of African American women and the Black community.
About the house:
The Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site is open year round Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. The last tour starts at 4 p.m. They are closed on Sundays and also closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.
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