Center Street Dynamite Hill Walking Tour

Birmingham, US
Birmingham, US
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Join us on the Center Street Dynamite Hill Walking Tour to immerse yourself in the history of Birmingham's past and the civil rights movement. Meet local living legends who share their experiences and stories from this pivotal time. Discover why Dynamite Hill earned its name and learn about the impact of red-lining on the community. Explore the transformative conditions that have shaped both the city's past and future. Don't miss this unique opportunity to walk in the footsteps of those who fought for equality and justice. Get ready for an eye-opening and inspiring journey through history.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • 1 hours - 2 hours
  • Suitable for 1-15 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Meet local living legends
  • Hear first-hand civil rights accounts
  • Discover the history of Dynamite Hill
  • Explore transformative conditions of Birmingham
  • Confront repercussions of red-lining
  • Living legends along the way
  • Tour guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Wheelchair accessible

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Center Street Dynamite Hill Walking Tour offers a unique opportunity to delve into the rich history of Birmingham and its pivotal role in the civil rights movement. This tour is not just a stroll through the streets; it is a journey to understand the struggles and triumphs of the local residents who fought for equality in a time of adversity.

What to expect?

Guests can anticipate an immersive experience filled with stories from living legends who were at the forefront of the civil rights movement. They will gain insights into the significance of Dynamite Hill and the impact of red-lining on the community. Expect to be inspired by the resilience and courage of those who shaped Birmingham's past and laid the foundation for its future.

Who is this for?

This tour is for history enthusiasts, social justice advocates, and anyone eager to learn about the untold stories of Birmingham. It is for those who appreciate the importance of honoring the past to create a more inclusive future. Center Street Dynamite Hill Walking Tour welcomes individuals of all backgrounds to join in this educational and enlightening experience.

Why book this?

Immerse yourself in the living history of Birmingham with Center Street Dynamite Hill Walking Tour. Meet local legends who witnessed the struggles and triumphs of the civil rights movement firsthand. Gain a deeper understanding of the impact of red-lining and the resilience of the community. This tour offers a unique perspective on Birmingham's past, shedding light on its transformative journey towards equality and justice.

Good to know

As you embark on the Center Street Dynamite Hill Walking Tour, remember to wear comfortable shoes and sunscreen for the outdoor exploration. Stay hydrated with a bottle of water and be prepared to engage with local residents who will share their stories and insights. The meeting point at Our Lady Queen Universe Church is where your journey begins, so arrive early to meet your tour guide and start your immersive experience.


Guests have praised the Center Street Dynamite Hill Walking Tour for its informative and eye-opening experience. Many have expressed gratitude for the opportunity to interact with living legends and gain a deeper understanding of Birmingham's history. The tour has been described as a must-do for anyone interested in civil rights history and the transformative impact of local communities. Join this tour to walk in the footsteps of those who shaped Birmingham's past and be inspired by their legacy.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

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Your Itinerary


Visitor will tour outside the Our Lady Queen of the Universe Church, an Historic African American Catholic Church that middle class residents, doctors, lawyers, judges, teachers and Business persons attended during the civil rights movement.


Visit the home of the most prominent African American lawyer in the middle class Smith field community during segregation. We will stop by his home and hear the history of his life and legacy.


Visitors will be guided on a Historical Education about the life of one of the most prominent female LGBTQ Civil Rights Activist. We will pass her childhood home and talk to her childhood friends.


There will be discussion on gentrification/neighborhood change and red lining by financial institutions. Visitor will hear how the smith field community has been impacted by land laws and legistlation.

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