The Southern Weekend – Maggie Walker House

The Maggie Walker Home celebrates and educates visitor about the first African American female bank president in the world- but she did even more than that.

Maggie Walker was an African American woman born here in Richmond in 1864. She will rise to national prominence around the turn of the century, leading a large national fraternal order, called the Independent Order of St. Luke.

The Maggie Walker Home celebrates and educates visitor about the first African American female bank president in the world- but she did even more than that.

Maggie Walker was an African American woman born here in Richmond in 1864. She will rise to national prominence around the turn of the century, leading a large national fraternal order, called the Independent Order of St. Luke.
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