Booker T. Washington Memorial



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Booker T. Washington Memorial



Booker T. Washington Memorial
State Capitol Complex
1900 Kanawha Blvd. E.
Charleston, WEST VIRGINIA 25305
KANAWHA County


Latitude: 38.337633
Longitude: -81.613998

The famous black educator spent his early life in Malden near Charleston. Washington established the country's first vocational school for African Americans in Alabama in 1881. Sculptor Bill Hopen of Sutton created the likeness, which was erected in 1985.