Historical Highlights of Birmingham

Cultural & Theme Tours in Montgomery

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On this 3 hr - 3.5 hour adventure around the "Magic City" we'll hit the historical highlights of Birmingham, AL. From the comforts of our intimate transportation we'll see the best of what this town has to offer and taste a few local treats along the way. To start we'll set our sights on the original rail lines and discuss Birmingham's origins. From there we'll make stops to learn about Birmingham's baseball history, the Civil Rights Movement and when the city was "The Industrial Capital Of the South." We might even head over to Legion Field, site of some 1996 Olympic soccer, or futbol, matches and Rickwood Field, oldest ballpark in America.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Kelly Ingram Park, Birmingham, AlabamaWe will walk around the park to discuss the marches in April and May of 1963 during the Civil Rights Movement. Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham, AlabamaHere we will learn about the foundations of the city and how we were built by iron, specifically pig iron. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Birmingham's Railroad Park, Birmingham, AlabamaWe will get a great view of the city and learn about the origins of the city and the skyline of the city. Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Negro Southern League Museum, Birmingham, AlabamaWe will learn about the history of baseball in the city, its importance, and specifically the history of the Negro Baseball Leagues in the city. Duration: 20 minutes

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Beverages
  • Snacks
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • All activities
  • Air conditioned transportation
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off within downtown Birmingham
  • Alcoholic Beverages

What’s not included

  • Gratuities