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The scene of violent struggles during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, the district includes the Civil Rights Institute, Kelly Ingram Park and the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church.
Public course, private elegance. Perfect retreat for every level of golfer. Bent grass greens, rolling hills. True Southern character and charm.
Located in southern section of downtown. Antique shops, park, restaurants, hotels, night spots.
Forced out by Jim Crow segregation and white-owned stores that did not welcome them as customers, African-American businessmen established their own retail, social and cultural center here.
Site of violent attack on the "Freedom Riders" in 1961. Some 21 students on the bus were attacked by angry segregationists in Anniston before coming to Birmingham.
Nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 1901 Gothic-style church was headquarters for the Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights and the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement (1953 to 1961).
Located at Pepper Place Market.
Site symbolizes the essence of the Civil Rights Movement. Protesters organized for marches here when they were beaten by police, brutally attacked by police dogs, sprayed with fire hoses, and arrested.
One of nation's premiere fitness, recreation sports facilities for people with physical disabilities/chronic health conditions, an official U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Site.
Discover the science of fun through hands-on exhibits, aquariums, educational programs, and IMAX Dome films. Adventures in learning await your visit.
Four locations: 2800 Cahaba Village Plaza, 205-970-3300; 127 Summit Blvd., 205-967-7607; 2000 Riverchase Galleria, 205-985-3215; The Bridge St. Huntsville, 256-327-8438. Backpacking, climbing, camping, hiking, etc.
Alabama's largest memorabilia collection: rare books, newspapers, magazines, posters, signs, more. Walking distance of Alabama Theatre, McWane Center and Civil Rights Institute. Tours available.
Ridge Course: roller coaster fairways, tree-lined hillsides. Valley Course: 2 mi. downrange along slender valley. Short Course: severe elevation changes; most holes play downhill.
A weekly farmer's market bringing Alabama-grown fruits and vegetables to town. Local chef demos, Alabama handmade crafts and down home music.
An outstanding selection of herbs, perennials, and lots of loving cared for house plants by people extremely willing to share their gardening knowledge. Store offers fun garden art, pots, chemicals and more.
A 19-acre green space in downtown Birmingham celebrating the city's industrial and artistic heritage. Hailed as "Birmingham's Living Room," it provides a venue for recreation, family activities, concerts and cultural events.
World's oldest ballpark, restored to original appearance. Completed 1910. Was home of Birmingham Barons, Black Barons, and Oakland A's. Rickwood Classic played here each May.
Oldest golf course in city (1909), located on 105 acres. Large greens, plenty of trees, grill. Chipping and putting greens.
1,000+-acre nature preserve. Geological formations, ore-mining heritage. Hiking trails and overlook. Visitor center with animal and mining exhibits, gift shop. Environmentally friendly family programs.
Artifacts, documents related to Samuel Ullman, an important civic/religious leader in Birmingham's early history. In later years, he wrote "Youth" and other inspiring poetry.
The four little grls killed in the 1963 bombing of 16th Street Baptist Church are interred here along with other notable African Americans.
Founded in 1873. Significant to Birmingham's Civil Rights District. Site of 1963 bombing that killed 4 girls, brought world condemnation of racial violence.
32-acre blast furnace plant where iron was made for nearly 100 years. Now museum of history/industry, center for creation/exhibition of metal art.