Black men built the Capitol Discovering African-American history in and around Washington, D.C

Jesse J. Holland

Book - 2007

Presents details about the role of blacks in the history of Washington, D.C., including in the creation of such historic sites as the White House and the Lincoln Memorial, and provides information on monuments dedicated to the contributions of African Americans.

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Guilford, Conn. : Globe Pequot Press [2007]
First edition
Physical Description
xv, 192 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages [185]-190).
Main Author
Jesse J. Holland (author)
  • Metro Washington D.C.:
  • The United States Capitol
  • The National Mall, museums & memorials
  • The White House
  • Discovering black history in outside the Metro area
  • In Maryland:
  • Sandy Spring Slave Museum & African Gallery
  • Oakley Cabin
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin
  • Northampton Plantation Slave Quarters
  • Howard County Center of African American Culture
  • African Art Museum of Maryland
  • Harpers Ferry National Historic Park
  • John Brown's Headquarters
  • (Kennedy's Farm)
  • Annapolis:
  • The Banneker-Douglass Museum
  • The Thurgood Marshall Memorial
  • Matthew Alexander Henson Memorial
  • The Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Memorial
  • Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum
  • Baltimore:
  • Billie Holiday Statue
  • Mother Mary Lange Monument
  • Thurgood Marshall Memorial
  • Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture
  • National Great Blacks in Wax Museum
  • Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park
  • In Virginia:
  • The Custis Plantation
  • Freedman's Village
  • Mount Vernon
  • Alexandria Black History Museum
  • Alexandria African American Heritage Park
  • Petersburg National Battlefield Park
  • Manassas National Battlefield Park
  • Rosa Parks Statue
  • United States National Slavery Museum
  • The Smithsonian Institution National Museum of African American History & Culture
  • The Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial
  • The National Liberty Memorial
  • The Benjamin Banneker Memorial.