Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument
|Location||Birmingham, Alabama, United States|
|Area||18.25 acres (7.39 ha)|
|Website||Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument|
|Part of||Birmingham Civil Rights District (#06000940)|
|Added to NRHP||October 19, 2006|
|Designated NMON||January 12, 2017|
The Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument is a United States National Monument in Birmingham, Alabama established in 2017 to preserve and commemorate the work of the Civil Rights Movement. The monument will be administered by the National Park Service.
Birmingham was the site of the Birmingham campaign, Martin Luther King's Letter from Birmingham Jail, the Children's Crusade with its images of students being attacked by water hoses and dogs, the bombing of the Gaston Motel – the movement's headquarters motel now designated as the National Monument – and the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing.
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