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Civil Rights Landmarks Driving Tour

  • Downtown Huntsville
  • Huntsville, AL 35804
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Visit sites of landmark moments and monuments of the Civil Rights Movement that occurred in Huntsville, Alabama.

Trip Highlights

  • Stand in the shadow of the earliest Public School in the State of Alabama to Desegregate

  • Stand on the grounds of the First Private School in Alabama to Integrate

  • Discover the streets and city blocks where lunch-counter sit-ins occurred

  • Walk the city spaces where street picketing took place

  • Walk in the shadow of segregated libraries

  • Discover the dynamic of segregated healthcare

  • Drive through neighborhoods that were form for intentional segregation

  • Discover where Martin Luther King walked, stood, spoke and slept in Huntsville

  • Understand the military impact of The Buffalo Soldiers in Huntsville

  • Discover where an American Historic Icon lived and worked in Huntsville

  • Learn the civil rights strategy, its leaders and its successes

Description

The struggle for justice and the battle against hatred happened in Huntsville, Alabama. Now you can experience the landmarks in Huntsville that tell the story of our local Civil Rights Movement. Stand in the shadows of the earliest Public School in Alabama to Integrate; The first Private School in Alabama to Integrate; and Segregated Libraries.

Discover the original locations of Strategy and Organizing Meetings; Sit-ins and Street Marches; Healthcare Segregation; and Redline Neighborhoods designed to prevent integration.

Pay homage to sacred cemeteries for enslaved people; Discover the valiant military impact of Buffalo Soldiers; Celebrate the vision and the footprint of William Hooper Councill.

Expand your comprehension while visiting local sites that tell the story of American History within the Deep South.

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Participants provide their own transportation. Scenethat Tours serves as a step-on-guide.

 

  • Location: Downtown Huntsville, Huntsville, AL
  • Phone: (256) 658-6900
  • Time: Times Vary
  • Price: Varies
Civil Rights Landmarks Driving Tour
  • 02/12/2024 - 06/22/2024
  • Scenethat Walking Tours
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