Mary Church Terrell House

326 T St., NW, Washington, District of Columbia

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Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey

Map 

Description 

Home of Mary Church Terrell (1863-1954), a black educator, suffragist, civil rights activist, lecturer and writer. Among her many achievements, she was the first black woman to be appointed to an American school board. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS DC-367)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 15, 1975
Reference number
75002055
NR name
Terrell, Mary Church, House
Architectural style
Victorian
Areas of significance
Ethnic Heritage - Black; Education; Politics/Government; Social History
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899
Significant years
1899; 1913

Update Log 

  • May 12, 2012: Imported photos from HABS/HAER

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