Maggie L Walker National Historic Site

600 N 2nd St, Richmond, VA 23219, United States
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  • BET

    Walker devoted her life to civil rights advancement & educational opportunities for Jim Crow-era African Americans.See more African Americans' accomplishments: http://bet.us/BHM

    BET · January 31, 2013
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  • USA TODAY

    Walker became first female founder of a chartered bank. Started as an African-American burial society it grew to provide loans to blacks when others refused. Read more

    USA TODAY · November 22, 2010
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  • RTDNews

    TIMES-DISPATCH FACT: Maggie L. Walker was the first woman to charter a bank in the United States.

    RTDNews · June 3, 2010
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