16th Street Baptist Church

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16th Street Baptist Church information

Location
Birmingham , USA
Address
cnr 16th St & 6th Ave N
More information
www.16thstreetbaptist.org
Prices
donation $5
Opening hours
ministry tours 10am-4pm Tue-Fri, 10am-1pm Sat
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This became a gathering place for meetings and protests in the 1950s and '60s. When Ku Klux Klan members bombed the church in 1963, killing four girls, the city was flung into a whirlwind of social change. Today the rebuilt church is a memorial and a house of worship (services 10:45am Sunday).