Maggie L. Walker National Historic SiteThis Italianate mansion was once the bustling home of pioneering African American entrepreneur Maggie Lena Walker (1864- 1934). Walker lived here for the final thirty years of her life and greatly expanded the home to accommodate four generations of her family. Walker's opulent home, and those of her successful neighbors, earned the 100 block of East Leigh Street the nickname "Quality Row." Walker's family continued to care for the house long after her death. Today, visitors can experience the home just as Walker intended it: a place of inspiration where all are welcome.
|Placed By||National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 284653 N 4158427|
|Decimal Degrees||37.54771667, -77.43768333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 32.863', W 77° 26.261'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 32' 51.78" N, 77° 26' 15.66" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 114 E Leigh St, Richmond VA 23219, US|
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