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Bethune (Mary Mcleod) Home

Daytona Beach, Florida
County of Volusia.
Bethune-Cookman College
National Register Number: 74000655
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Congressional District: FL-4 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: House Museum and archive.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 2, 1974):
This, a two-story frame house which belonged to the civil rights leader, administrator, educator, adviser to presidents, and consultant to the United Nations, is on the campus of the school she established in 1904. This was her home from its construction in the 1920s until Mrs. Bethune's death in 1955.

Condition:
There are no threats to the landmark.

The Founder's Home has been completely renovated. The expected opening date for the public is November 2008.


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