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
CONCERTS IN THE PARK
Jul 22

The concerts are held in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park on the...

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Dare to Explore: Frontiers of Space
Jul 22

Dare to Explore: Frontiers of Space is a new and evolving exhibit...

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Glass IN Flight
Jul 22

From May – October 2024, Huntsville Botanical Garden invites you to...

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Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience
Jul 22

“Become completely immersed in the works of art around you, and feel the...

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A Journey into Imagimation: Over 100 Years of Animation Art from Around the World
Jul 23

A Journey into Imagimation celebrates the ongoing history of animation...

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