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
Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration Moon Landing Reenactments
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Relive the thrilling mission of Apollo 11 in a reenactment of the moon...

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Apollo: When We Went to the Moon
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To celebrate the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary, this exhibit will highlight...

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Burritt on the Mountain's Tuesdays @ 2
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Join Burritt staff members each Tuesday afternoon at 2 for a special treat...

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Fractal Brewing Project Brew Release
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As part of Huntsville History Month, Huntsville's newest brewery will...

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Historical Boos Cruise
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Grab a purple cup of your favorite adult beverage to bring on board as you...

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