Booker T. Washington Homeplace
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe
N 38° 17.938 W 081° 33.473
17S E 451218 N 4239134
Quick Description: Booker T. Washington Homeplace Located in the historic area of Malden, WV
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 8/25/2006 6:54:56 AM
Waymark Code: WMNAG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 22

Long Description:
Washington, born in a slave cabin in Hales Ford, VA, ca. 1856, spent his early childhood in Kanawha Salines, now Malden, where he worked days in the salt industry and attended school for blacks at night. Upon his graduation from Hampton Institute, he returned to teach public and Sunday school for two years. Later, as Tuskegee Institute president, he often visited his half sister Amanda Johnson here.
Marker Number: KA 4

Marker Title: Booker T. Washington Homeplace

Marker Location: Located in the historic area of Malden, WV

County or Independent City: Kanawha

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Department of Culture and History

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