Beacon Legacy Museum and Civil Rights Trail Trip to Alabama
Friday, February 22 – Sunday February 24 2019
Fly into and out of Birmingham, Alabama
Beacon members are invited to join us for a weekend trip to Alabama to tour historical sites and museums related to slavery and racism. We will fly into Birmingham and rent vans for transportation. Ground transportation and accommodations will be split among all group members averaging about $200. double occupancy per person. Estimated total cost is $250.00-$300. not including food or airfare. Roundtrip airline tickets look about $400.
Please RSVP to Diana Kyser by January 22, 2019 if interested: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Things to do in Birmingham:
Birmingham Civil Rights Heritage Trail heritagetrail.birminghamal.gov
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute www.bcri.org
Kelley Ingram Park https://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/civilrights/al10.htm
16th Street Baptist Church www.16thstreetbaptist.org (for tours call Valerie Lee at 205.251.9402)
Birmingham Museum of Art https://www.artsbma.org/exhibition/original-makers-folk-art-from-the-cargo-collection/
Things to do in Montgomery:
Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) https://museumandmemorial.eji.org/ Legacy Museum & National Memorial for Peace and Justice. Need tickets for both; see memorial in morning, get timed entry to museum for afternoon.
Things to do in Selma:
Edmund Pettus Bridge https://civilrightstrail.com/attraction/edmund-pettus-bridge
National Voting Rights Museum and Institute http://nvrmi.com/
Civil Rights Trail https://civilrightstrail.com/destination/selma/
Live Oak Cemetery 22 Dallas Ave, Selma, AL 36701