Booker T Washington National Monument, Virginia Recreation Area Info & Images

Booker T Washington National Monument Image Gallery

Directions

The monument is located on AV 122 (Booker T. Washington Highway), 22 miles southeast of Roanoke, VA. From I-81 take I-581, then U.S. 220 south from Roanoke to VA 122. From the Blule Ridge Parkway take VA 43 south to VA 122. From Lynchburg take U.S. 460 west to VA 122.

Phone

(540) 721-2094

Activities

HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, PICNICKING

Campground Reservations

Virginia Campgrounds

Hiking Trails

Virginia Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More Virginia Recreation Areas | Booker T Washington National Monument Official Website | Booker T Washington National Monument Map

Booker T. Washington was born a slave in April 1856 on the 207-acre farm of James Burroughs. After the Civil War, Washington became the first principal of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial School. Later as an adviser, author and orator, his past would influence his philosophies as the most influential African American of his era. Come explore his birthplace.