McLeod Bethune Home, National Historic Landmark
The former home of the founder of
Bethune-Cookman College, is a memorial to Mrs. Bethune and the Foundation,
which is dedicated to research, interracial activity and sponsorship of
wider educational opportunities.
Built in 1914 and located on the college campus, it opened to the public
in 1953. Artifacts, citations, plaques and pictures of dignitaries are on
display. It also is the gravesite of Mrs. Bethune. In 1975, the National
Park Service gave the Foundation its National Historic Landmark
designation. The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through
Friday. During the summer months by appointment only.
McLeod Bethune Home
Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd.
Beach, Florida 32114
255-1401 ext. 372