Sonnie Hereford - Civil Rights

Rocket City Civil Rights Driving Tour

Accessible via smartphone app, the Rocket City Civil Rights Driving Tour highlights areas of significance to the civil rights era in Huntsville. See sites like the Fifth Avenue School, the first public school in the state of Alabama to integrate, Oakwood University, where Dr. Martin Luther King spoke during his visit to Huntsville in 1962, and other points of interest rich in cultural heritage. The tour was created in partnership by the Alabama Humanities Foundation and the Historic Huntsville Foundation, with a mission to capture, document, and share oral histories of the successful, non-violent civil rights movement in Huntsville, Alabama.

Events
$5 After 5
Sep 29

Enjoy $5 admission on Thursdays from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the...

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A Beautiful Mess: Weavers and Knotters of the Vanguard
Sep 29

Made by an all-female roster of conceptual artists, the exhibition...

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A World Within: Art by Women from the Permanent Collection
Sep 29

Utilizing works found within the Museum’s acclaimed permanent collection, A...

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American Studio Glass
Sep 29

While glass containers and vessels have been made for more than 2,000...

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Amy Grant Live in Concert
Sep 29

The multi-Grammy Award winner and nominee Amy Grant will be performing live...

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