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Civil Rights Walking Tour

Civil Rights Walking Tour

Feb 15th 2020 - Feb 29th 20203 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Stand in the shadows and walk along the footsteps of significant civil rights events that occurred in Downtown Huntsville, Alabama. Learn the events and the places where civil rights history was made. This two mile walk begins in the Medical District and ends along the Church Street Corridor.The 90 minute tour makes five stops and discusses over 10 significant places and events. 1. First public school to integrate in the state 2. Location of Civil Rights Strategist & Physician Dr. Sonnie W. Hereford's office 3. Georgia Slave Cemetery & original location of Oldest Negro Congregation in the State of Alabama 4. Location of the First public high school for African Americans in the City of Huntsville 5. Location of one the earliest library branches to service persons of color 6. Location where civil rights demonstrations and sit-in movements were held 7. Downtown locations of a local university founded by a formerly enslaved person 8. Location where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke Read more about Civil Rights Walking Tour 2020 - Alabama - https://www.viator.com/tours/Alabama/Civil-Rights-Walking-Tour/d22212-173025P14?mcid=56757

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    • Huntsville AL, 35801

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    Downtown Huntsville Alabama

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    Huntsville is located in the Huntsville & Decatur Area of the North Alabama Region

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