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Sixteenth Street Baptist Church

Historic Site

Church, founded in 1873, is a significant part of Birmingham's Civil Rights District. Renovated structure is site of infamous 1963 bombing that killed 4 young girls and brought world condemnation of racial violence. The tragedy was a major turning point in the civil rights protest in Birmingham and became a rallying cry for unity throughout the country.

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For more information visit:

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church
1530 6th Ave. N
Birmingham, AL 35203
Hours of Operation
  • Open Tu-F 10-4, Sat. 10-1 and by appt.; groups by appt. only
  • Not provided