A Tour of Black History Monuments Around the U.S.

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  • Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument
  • Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument
  • Booker T. Washington National Monument
  • African Burial Ground Monument
  • George Washington Carver National Monument
  • Fort Monroe National Monument
  • Boston African American National Historic Site
  • Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site
  • Cane River Creole National Historical Park
  • Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site
  • Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park
  • Fort Davis National Historic Site
  • Fort Scott National Historic Site
  • Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
  • Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
  • Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site
  • Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site
  • New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park
  • Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial
  • Selma-to-Montgomery National Historic Trail
  • Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site
  • Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site

Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument 

As part of the American Antiquities Act, President Obama will announce on Monday two new national historical landmarks, the Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument in Ohio and the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument in Maryland. The additions are among the dozens of landmarks honoring African-Americans located around the country. Keep reading to see some notable locations you can visit. -- Britt Middleton

Located in Wilberforce, Ohio, the Col. Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument preserves the home of Col. Young, a distinguished officer in the United States Army who led an African-American regiment of soldiers that patrolled California's Sequoia National Park in 1903. (Photo: WikiCommons)