Sixteenth Street Baptist Church

1530 6th Ave. N.
Birmingham, AL 35203- Map It
Phone: (205) 251-9402

AAA Editor Notes

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, downtown at 1530 6th Ave. N. at jct. 16th St., is where four young girls died in a 1963 Sunday morning bombing that became a pivotal event in the civil rights movement. A 45-minute video program recounts the event and the role this African-American church played in shaping local and national history. A stained-glass window donated by the people of Wales commemorates the tragedy.</br>
Hours: Tues.-Fri. 10-3, Sat. by appointment 10-1.