Abilene – US Civil Rights Trail
United States Civil Rights Trail Logo United States Civil Rights Trail Logo

Discover the U.S. Civil Rights Trail

Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors


    “I believe the only way to protect my own rights is to protect the rights of others,”

    These words from President Dwight D. Eisenhower are representative of a presidency served during times of tremendous change for civil and human rights in America. President Eisenhower grew up in Abilene and thrust the city into the national spotlight. Today, visitors can learn about his legacy at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum & Boyhood Home.


    When you’re ready to experience the history of the United States Civil Rights Trail firsthand, download a state itinerary. These guides have information about the sites you can visit in each state as well as directions and other useful tools to help you successfully plan your trip.


    Nearby Destinations

    Interactive Map

    This site is best experienced in portrait orientation.
    Please rotate your device

    United States Civil Rights Trail Logo