Celebrate the 144th Anniversary of the Birth of Mary McLeod Bethune

Flyer for Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site 144th Anniversary of the Birth of Mary McLeod Bethune, events.

The National Park Service will celebrate the 144th anniversary of Mary McLeod Bethune’s birth with two FREE public programs.

A book talk will be held on Friday July 5th 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site. Dr. Rebecca Tuuri will discuss her book, “Strategic Sisterhood: The National Council of Negro Women in the Black Freedom Struggle”.

Saturday July 6th is the return of “Mrs. Bethune’s Washington” Bus Tour. 10:00 am – 12:30 pm. Guests will visit some of the places Mrs. Bethune frequented during her time as a Washington resident.

Again both events are FREE, LIMITED SEATING for bus tour. Reserve a spot by calling 202-426-5961 or send an email to erica_martin@nps.gov

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