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16th Street Baptist Church, Birmingham

16th Street Baptist Church - Birmingham, Alabama
16th Street Baptist Church
1530 6th Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35203Map
+1 205 251 9402
Neighborhood: Downtown
Overview

Situated along 6th Avenue, the 16th Street Baptist Church is a beautiful church in the heart of the city. Conceptualized as early as 1873, it has had a long history. The initial building was demolished in 1908 and the current structure was built in 1911 by the famous Wallace Rayfield. During the Civil Rights Movement, the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing killed four young girls. Today, the church continues to function with great vitality, and has also been declared a National Historic Landmark. Call to book individual or group tours.

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