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Let Our Rejoicing Rise: Historic African American Churches

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Experience the rich legacy of African American worship sites in Downtown Huntsville. Learn about key people and significant places that have made an unforgettable imprint on our city. Discover Georgia Slave Cemetery, The original site of the oldest Negro Congregation in the State of Alabama, the place of worship where Martin Luther King, Jr spoke in 1962, the church organized by education visionary and college founder William Hooper Councill, the place where Pastor Bartley Harris is reported to have baptized 3000 souls along with many other significant sites.
Stops with historic significance include
1. Georgia Slave Cemetery
2. Huntsville African Baptist
3. Franklin Street Church of Christ
4. First Seventh Day Adventist
5. Phillips Christiam Methodist Episcopal
6. St. Bartley Primitive Baptist
7. Big Spring East
8. Lakeside United Methodist.
9. First Missionary Baptist
10. Church Street Cumberland Presbyterian
11. St. John African Methodist Episcopal

What You'll Get

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Stop At: Big Spring Park, 200 Church St NW, Huntsville, AL 35801-5541

Discover 10 historic Downtown Huntsville places of worship organized by African Americans

Duration: 5 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour covers 1.5 miles and covers 3,400 fitness walking steps
  • This tour includes hills, steps, stairs, uneven sidewalks, cobblestone streets, gravel; Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
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1 hour 30 minutes

Return Details
222 Jefferson St N, Huntsville, AL 35801, USA

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