Anne Spencer House

Anne_Bethel_Spencer_in_her_wedding_dressThe Anne Spencer House and Garden Museum preserves the home, garden, and studio of a Harlem Renaissance-era poet in Lynchburg, VA. Nationally known for her poems in the 1920s, she also hosted prominent African-Americans travelling south at a time when few public accommodations existed. Notable guests included George Washington Carver, W.E.B. DuBois, Langston Hughes, Thurgood Marshall, and Martin Luther King, Jr.