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Celebrate Black History Month at National Capital Parks-East

February 10 - February 23

In celebration of Black History Month 2024, the sites of National Capital Parks-EastFrederick Douglass National Historic SiteMary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic SiteCarter G. Woodson Home National Historic SiteFort Washington Park, and Oxon Hill Farm are offering programming related to this year’s National Theme of “African Americans and the Arts”.

Special Events
Frederick Douglass Birthday Celebration, Saturday, February 10th, 2 pm at THEARC
Walk with Woodson, Saturday, February 17th, 11 am at Mary McLeod Bethune Council House NHS*
Evening with Mary McLeod Bethune, Friday, February 23rd, 6:30 pm at Mary McLeod Bethune Council House NHS*
Recurring Events
Frederick Douglass and the Arts Tour, Saturdays in February, 9:30 am at Frederick Douglass NHS*
Reading Ranger, Thursdays in February, 10 am at Mary McLeod Bethune Council House NHS
Learn more at Black History Month Programs – Frederick Douglass National Historic Site (U.S. National Park Service) (nps.gov) and please share the attached flyers amongst your contacts.


February 10
February 23