Traveling north on I-95 take exit 76A, Chamberlayne Avenue, turn left at the light, go to the first light and turn left onto West Leigh Street. Go 3 blocks to 2nd Street; the site is located on the left. Traveling south on I-95, take exit 76B at Belvidere and turn left at the stop sign onto West Leigh Street. Go approximately 8 blocks to 2nd Street; the site is located on the left. Traveling east on I-64: follow directions for traveling south on I-95. Traveling west on I-64: take Downtown/5th Street exit
Maggie Lena Walker devoted her life to civil rights advancement, economic empowerment, and educational opportunities for Jim Crow-era African Americans and women. As a bank president, newspaper editor, and fraternal leader, Walker served as an inspiration of pride and progress. Today, Walker™s home is preserved as a tribute to her enduring legacy of vision, courage, and determination.