Sun, Feb 27

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Glenwood Cemetary

Huntsville Black History (Urban) Hike

Join us for a 2-3 mile urban hike as we journey through Huntsville’s rich history through the stories and knowledge of William Hampton, local historian and founder of Huntsville Revisited. Beginning at Glenwood Cemetery, we will head towards Downton Huntsville stopping at historical markers.

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Huntsville Black History (Urban) Hike

Time & Location

Feb 27, 12:45 PM – 3:30 PM

Glenwood Cemetary , Huntsville, AL 35801

About the event

Did you know that Glenwood Cemetery Huntsville’s oldest surviving African-American burial ground. Glenwood is the resting place of people born slaves, emancipated, and who lived out the remainder of their days in the separate-but-equal south. Buried here are people of great accomplishment, including doctors, educators, clergymen, political leaders and artisans. Tombstones identify those who fought in America’s war, men who risked their lives in defense of a nation that denied their civil rights. We will meet at Glenwood and jorunry through a portion of Huntsville Black History headed towards downtown and back to Glenwood.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED 

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*By signing up, you are agreeing that Black Kids Adventures Inc, Thrive Alabama and ANY involved parties will not be held liable for any injuries, illness ,deaths, damage, loss of personal items or thefts that may be susatained from participating. You are agreeing that you are participating at will and will be repsonsible for any and all incidents that may occur from your participating. You agree to fully and completely release Black Kids Adventures Inc, Thrive Alabama and all involved parties from any responsibility. You agree that any pictures, videos etc...captured at this event can be used on social media, websites, press releases, publications etc...as deemed fit by BKA and Thrive Alabama. 

This meetup is not affiliated with the City of Huntsville, AL.

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