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Sixteenth Street Baptist Church
1530 6th Avenue North, Birmingham 35203 Driving directions
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guided tour only: depending on demand Tue-Fri 10am-3pm, by prior booking or by prior arrangement with visitor centre - Sun office 10.45am open to all

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Designed by African-American architect Wallace Rayfield, this twin-towered church (1911) was bombed by white racists on Sunday morning, September 15, 1963. Four young girls were killed in this tragic event.

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