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2021

 

January 14, 2021 Old Bonneau-Jeter Hardware recognized by Alabama Historical Commission
January 15, 2021 Freedom Rides Museum kicks off 60th Anniversary commemoration with virtual event
January 17, 2021 Freedom Rides Museum looking to bounce back from challenges due to the pandemic
January 19, 2021 Streetscape project coming to Jemison Main Street
January 19, 2021 Montgomery Offers a Purposeful Travel Experience for Black History Month
January 27, 2021 Black Heritage Council awarded grant
February 3, 2021 Son of the South actor: 'It’s an honor to represent Jim Zwerg'
February 4, 2021 Remembering Sheila Washington, Who Told The Story Of The Scottsboro Boys
February 9, 2021 8 Moving Montgomery, Alabama Sites That Bring Black History To Life
February 11, 2021 What to do on a visit to Montgomery, Alabama
February 12, 2021 Black History Month: These powerful photos show social movements throughout the years
February 18, 2021 Black Heritage Council helps Alabama’s African Americans discover their past
February 18, 2021 Construction of Alabama’s new Africatown museum begins
February 18, 2021 Mobile County, City of Mobile hold groundbreaking ceremony for new Africatown Heritage House
February 23, 2021 'They're a part of history' | Descendants of last-known slave ship survivors work to keep legacy alive
February 24, 2021 Monroe County, Ala., Courthouse named National Historic Landmark
March 10, 2021 Pond Spring archery tournament happening in Hillsboro this weekend
March 10, 2021 Alabama Capitol, governor’s mansion reopen 1 year after pandemic
March 11, 2021 Governor announces reopening of state Capitol, Governor’s Mansion
March 17, 2021 Research and Construction Underway for Historic Africatown Site
March 21, 2021 Alabama historic tax credit program fuels growth, sparks debate
March 24, 2021 13 Best Things To Do In Orange Beach, Alabama After You’ve Hit The Beach
March 25, 2021 April walking tours begin Saturday
March 26, 2021 Freedom Rider to speak ahead of Harper play
March 27, 2021 Learn the history behind Alabama’s 136-year-old Middle Bay Lighthouse
March 29, 2021 BTW-Magnet School Students to Have Artwork Displayed at Freedom Riders Museum
March 29, 2021 Top 5 beaches in Alabama
March 30, 2021 Buchanan New Commissioner
April 1, 2021 Freedom Rides Museum opens student art exhibit for 60th anniversary celebration
April 2, 2021 60 Days in the USA - Day 14: A Deep Dive Into the Deep South
April 4, 2021 Learn the history behind Alabama’s 136-year-old Middle Bay Lighthouse
April 5, 2021 Montgomery’s long abandoned Grove Court Apartments to be redeveloped
April 13, 2021 Plantings Your Way!
May 4, 2021 Montgomery Freedom Rides Museum gets period Greyhound bus
May 4, 2021 Freedom Rides Museum gets period Greyhound bus
May 4, 2021 Montgomery’s Freedom Rides Museum to unveil vintage bus in 60th anniversary exhibit
May 4, 2021 Alabama museum unveils restored Greyhound bus for Freedom Rides' 60th anniversary
May 4, 2021 The story of how the Freedom Riders revolutionized American travel, transit 60 years ago
May 4, 2021 Restored Greyhound bus unveiled for Freedom Rides' 60th anniversary
May 4, 2021 Freedom Riders movement celebrates 60th anniversary
May 4, 2021 10 Places Everyone Should See in Alabama’s Black Belt
May 4, 2021 Vintage Greyhound bus is restored to commemorate the Freedom Rides' 60th anniversary
May 5, 2021 Fellowship Cemetery restored
May 6, 2021 Freedom Rides Museum celebrates anniversary
May 6, 2021 Organized nonviolence: How the Freedom Riders operated
May 7, 2021 Alabama state legislature passes bill to name part of highway after John Lewis
May 7, 2021 PART 1 | Freedom Riders 60th anniversary: From D.C. to the Deep South
May 12, 2021 Anniston to honor 60th anniversary of Freedom Rides in Alabama with 2-day celebration
May 13, 2021 Restored vintage Greyhound bus from Freedom Rides Museum going on tour
May 14, 2021 Alabama remembers the Freedom Rides that happened 60 years ago this month
May 14, 2021 When buses were a-comin': Remembering the Freedom Riders 60 years on
May 18, 2021 The ‘Alabama Civil Rights Trail’ Podcast Is Available Now
May 18, 2021 Music With Old Friends
May 18, 2021 Birmingham, Montgomery will commemorate 60th anniversary of historic Freedom Rides with immersive exhibit
May 19, 2021 A Trip Through Time
May 19, 2021 A vintage Greyhound Bus visits a Freedom Rides site in Alabama
May 20, 2021 Alabama Freedom Riders recall their fight for equal treatment
May 21, 2021 Alabama marks 60 years since Freedom Riders fought for equality
June 2, 2021 Huntsville wants Magnolia Terrace, home of early Black middle class, named historic
June 3, 2021 Here's The Latest List Of The Nation's Most Endangered Historic Places
June 3, 2021 Freedom Riders: ‘It’s a miracle they survived’
June 4, 2021 200th Anniversary of Freemasons of Alabama to be held at Old Cahawba Park
June 6, 2021 DON NOBLE: Book allows readers to follow in the steps of Lafayette in Alabama
June 10, 2021 Birmingham’s Catherine Burks-Brooks, on 60th anniversary, Recalls Her Historic Ride for Freedom
June 10, 2021 Inside the Restored Greyhound Bus That Celebrates Freedom Rides
June 14, 2021 Montgomery, Alabama Marks the 60th Anniversary of the Freedom Rides
June 16, 2021 Artifacts solve puzzles from Redstone land’s history
June 21, 2021 I Just Took My First Plane Trip In 14 Months. Here's Why I’ve Decided To Fly Less
June 22, 2021 Art of the Dish at Belle Mont
June 23, 2021 Why Gulf Shores, Alabama Is A Perfect Multigenerational Trip
July 6, 2021 Colony residents raising funds for cemetery historic marker
July 7, 2021 Properties listed on the Alabama Register
July 8, 2021 Alabama Historical Commission announces 2022 grant program
July 11, 2021 Restored bus with Minnesota ties tells the story of the Freedom Riders
July 14, 2021 Heritage Chapel receives its largest grant to date
July 15, 2021 Gulf Shores: Fort Morgan and the Commanding View of History
July 17, 2021 How are we Freedom Riding today?
July 20, 2021 Belle Mont to host Music at the Mansion as part of W.C. Handy Festival
July 20, 2021 St. Paul AME Church … Its place in the history of Brundidge
July 21, 2021 Alabama Historical Commission announces grant program for Hurricane Michael damages
July 22, 2021 4 Alabama places make the National Register of Historic Places—find out who
July 23, 2021 Remember When: Learning from people, homes of the past
July 26, 2021 Curious Cowgirl Travel - Black Belt of Alabama
July 27, 2021 Jazz Allstars Trio Playing Music at the Mansion
July 29, 2021 $2.8 million awarded to Alabama historic sites
August 1, 2021 Over $2.8 million awarded to preserve historic sites in Alabama related to civil rights
August 2, 2021 Southern cities epicenter of civil rights history, flanked by Topeka and D.C.
August 2, 2021 BHS holds trivia drawing
August 9, 2021 Deadline for Alabama Historical Commission grants is this Friday
August 14, 2021 'Restoring a lost history': Woman works to preserve Lowndes County’s historic schoolhouse
August 17, 2021 Church Where MLK Launched His Civil Rights Career to Become a Museum
August 17, 2021 Miles College Gets Grant To Preserve, Restore Williams Hall
August 19, 2021 Montgomery civil rights legend Lucille Times dies at 100
August 23, 2021 State's Black Heritage Council to hold virtual forum
August 24, 2021 Ernest 'Rip' Patton Jr., a Nashville Freedom Rider and civil rights advocate, has died
August 28, 2021 Fort Mims Re-enactment this weekend
September 8, 2021 Annual Wheeler Birthday Celebration happening this Saturday
September 10, 2021 Dr. Davis House Added to Alabama Register of Historic Places
September 13, 2021 Reflecting on the Freedom Rides of 1961