Mary 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.

For more information:

Mary McLeod Bethune Home
640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd.
Daytona Beach, Florida 32114
(386) 255-1401 ext. 372

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