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    16th Street Baptist Church

    16th Street Baptist Church is still an active church in the Birmingham community today, in spite of its tragic past. During the Civil Rights Movement, the church served as a meeting place for the organization of marches and other civil rights activities. In 1963, the church was bombed, resulting in the deaths of four young Black girls: Addie Mae Collins, Cynthia Wesley, Denise McNair and Carole Robertson. This event galvanized the federal government to take action on civil rights legislation.

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    Phone: (205) 251-9402

    Address: 1530 6th Avenue North, Birmingham, AL, United States

    Cost: $10 (for Tours)

    Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Attraction Info: Quick Stop, Guided Tours

    Online Resources: http://16thstreetbaptist.org/tours/

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