Virginia Randolph Cottage

Virginia Randolph Cottage, also known as Virginia E. Randolph Museum, Virginia Cardwell Cottage, or Home Economics Cottage, is a building that was built in 1937 in Glen Allen, Virginia, United States. It was the home economics building of the Virginia Randolph Training School, a vocational school. Virginia E. Randolph (1874–1958), who was a black woman, was a teacher and a teacher educator for 55 years.

Randolph reportedly had an office in the building, and it is now a museum commemorating her life. Her gravesite is on the grounds.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1974.

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