The Mary McLeod Bethune Home is closed due to renovations. Please watch the Mary McLeod Bethune Home Virtual Tour.

Welcome to the home and final resting place of Bethune­-Cookman University founder and accomplished educator, activist and visionary, Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune.

Many of the furnishings and items are arranged as they were on the day she died. In order to view Dr. Bethune’s final papers and collection, be sure to visit the Archives on the second floor of the Carl S. Swisher Library.

To learn more about this American icon and leader, make the Mary McLeod Bethune Home a destination on your next trip!




Tasha Lucas Youmans
Dean, Library / Chief Librarian
Ebony Sampson
Mary McLeod Bethune Home Coordinator (386) 481-2121
Dr. Clarissa West-White (386) 481-2198