Young Tuscaloosa Giving Guided Civil Rights Tours
Tuscaloosa's Young Professionals organization is giving a one-hour guided walking tour of the Tuscaloosa Civil Rights History Trail.
Join YT for a guided walking tour of the Tuscaloosa Civil Rights History Trail on Thursday, February 11. Participants are asked to meet at the northwest corner of Greensboro Avenue & University Blvd (near Embassy Suites) at 11:20 am with the tour beginning promptly at 11:30 am.
Civil Rights Trail task force member Scott Bridges will guide the tour of sights like Capitol Park, where the ruins of the building from Tuscaloosa’s brief stint as Alabama’s Capitol in the 1800s sit, the Paul R. Jones Museum, the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, First African Baptist Church, and locations where boycotts, marches, and other events occurred.
You can sign up for the tour on Young Tuscaloosa's website.
Masks will be required! Participants are encouraged to park either in the public lot behind Embassy Suites or along Greensboro Avenue or University Blvd.
If you'd like to learn more about the Tuscaloosa Civil Rights Tour, click here to view their online brochure.