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Civil Rights Landmarks
Across the United States, places where the movement took shape

by Ricco Villanueva Siasoco

Alabama
  • First African Baptist Church, Tuscaloosa
  • Brown Chapel, Selma
  • First Baptist Church, Selma
  • Selma-to Montgomery, National Historic Trail & All-American Road
  • City of St. Jude Historic District, Montgomery
  • U.S. Post Office & Courthouse, Montgomery
  • Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, Montgomery
  • Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, Montgomery
  • Butler Chapel AME Zion Church, Tuskegee
  • West Park (Kelly Ingram Park), Birmingham
  • Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Birmingham

    Georgia

  • Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historic Site, Atlanta
  • Atlanta Center University Historic District, Atlanta
  • Mount Zion Baptist Church, Albany
  • Dorchester Academy Boys' Dormitory, Midway

    Florida

  • Lincolnville Historic District, St. Augustine
  • Howard Thurman House, Daytona Beach

    South Carolina

  • All-Star Bowling Lane, Orangeburg
  • South Carolina College Historic District, Orangeburg

    North Carolina

  • F.W. Woolworth Building, Greensboro

    Virginia

  • Robert Russa Moton High School,Farmville

    Washington, DC

  • Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC
  • Mary Church Terrell House, Washington, DC

    New York
    24. Paul Robeson Home, New York City
    25. Dunbar Apartments, New York City

    Massachusetts
    26. William Monroe Trotter House, Dorchester
    27. W.E.B. Du Bois Homesite, Great Barrington

    West Virginia
    28. Elizabeth Harden Gilmore House,Charleston

    Kentucky
    29. Lincoln Hall, Berea College, Berea
    30. Whitney M. Young Jr. Birthplace,Simpsonville

    Illinois
    31. Oscar Stanton De Priest House, Chicago
    32. Ida B. Wells-Barnett House, Chicago

    Missouri
    33. Shelley House, St. Louis

    Nebraska
    34. Malcolm X House Site, Omaha

    Kansas
    35. Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, Topeka

    Nevada
    36. Moulin Rouge Hotel, Las Vegas

    Oklahoma
    37. Calvary Baptist Church, Oklahoma City

    Texas
    38. Juanita Craft House, Dallas

    Arkansas
    39. Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, Little Rock

    Tennessee
    40. Mason Temple, Church of God in Christ, Memphis
    41. Lorraine Hotel, Memphis

    Mississippi
    42. Tougaloo College, Tougaloo