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
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Dec 15

This Huntsville holiday tradition is back with the Dickens’ classic! Your...

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Annual Turkey Bowl at Skating in the Park
Dec 15

Compete with family and friends as you bowl with a frozen turkey.

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Apollo: When We Went to the Moon
Dec 15

To celebrate the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary, this exhibit will highlight...

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Backyard Jams Free Sunday Concert Series
Dec 15

Bring your appetite and your instruments for a free concert in Downtown...

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CHRISTMAS CARD LANE
Dec 15

Christmas Card Lane is an outdoor, life-size card exhibit located in the...

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