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Historical Highlights of Birmingham

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1600 1st Ave S
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  • 1
    Birmingham's Railroad Park
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 2
    Negro Southern League Museum
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 3
    Alabama Peanut Company
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 4
    Heaviest Corner on Earth
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 5
    Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 6
    Kelly Ingram Park
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 7
    Civil Rights District
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 8
    16th Street Baptist Church
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 9
    Legion Field
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 10
    Rickwood Field Park
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Pass by Alabama Theatre
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You'll return to the starting point
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1600 1st Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    1:45 PM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
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    • Driver/guide
    • Live commentary on board
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    • Air conditioned transportation
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off within downtown Birmingham
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to significant weather (hurricane, tornado, or ice), you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
    • Any sight temporarily closed will be substituted with another sight in town
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    My husband found out about this natl historical landmark that explains the history of the iron industry in Birmingham. Inside movie and gift shop. Outside walking trail weaves in and out of the old factory. If weather is cool, take a jacket! Very interesting part of the city’s
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    Clay enterprises, father and son tour business. Brilliant, this particular tour run by the son and like the father very informative, whilst taking us around full of interesting information and facts and they also welcome any info that they hadn't covered, very obliging when
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    This is a very well rounded tour of the city of Birmingham. A must do while here. There is a good mix of local and historical sites along the tour. We learned so much about the general history, industry, baseball and civil rights history in Birmingham. The tour guide is
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    An unexpected delight full of history and learning of a bygone era. We visited with Red Clay Tours and learned about the workings of this old site and it’s role in Birminhan’s History.
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    Clay is not only personable but incredibly knowledgeable. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon despite the day being quite hot! Clay quickly realized my husband's interests and provided opportunities that revolved around those interests. It is evident that Clay
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    State College, Pennsylvania
    Birmingham is more than just Civil Rights
    My husband found out about this natl historical landmark that explains the history of the iron industry in
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    We were stuffed!
    You definitely get plenty of food on this tour! Everything we ate was delicious, and we loved trying some local
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    Thoughtful tour
    Our family of four all learned something on this tour. Mike did a great job of explaining the history of the civil
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    Llanelli, United Kingdom
    Excellent tour, highly recommended
    Highly recommended tour. Mike was great and gave us a fantastic historical insight in to the Civil Rights history
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    Excellent tour
    We had an excellent tour with Mike. He told the history so well it was easy to envision the events unfolding as
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    Gulf Shores, Alabama
    A somber reminder of how cruelly Black Americans have been treated throughout much of US history.
    After visiting the Birmingham Civil Rights Museum and Touring the historic landmark locations that marked the
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    Red Clay Civil Rights Tour
    If you dont do anything else while you are in the area, you have to do this tour. Guides are super knowledgeable
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    Brooklyn, New York
    Excellent Informative tour
    This was a highlight of our visit to Birmingham. Clay and Mike were very responsive and helpful in booking. The
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    Cheltenham, United Kingdom
    Historical highlights of birmingham
    Clay enterprises, father and son tour business. Brilliant, this particular tour run by the son and like the father
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    The places, the information, the history, outstanding, the guide was passionate, he told us the history with depth
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    Toronto, Canada
    Highly recommended
    I highly recommend this tour. It's very informative and well contextualized. Mike is an amazing guide and has a
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    Wellington, New Zealand
    Outstanding - a must do
    Mike was the most amazing guide today on what was probably the worst rain day of the year. We had a group of 6
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    Havelock, North Carolina
    Be Sure to Take this Tour while in Birmingham
    This is a very well rounded tour of the city of Birmingham. A must do while here. There is a good mix of local
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    San Francisco, California
    Clay was awesome
    We took the food and craft beer tour and Clay, our guide, was awesome. He started us with hotdogs and they were
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    Amazing tour, highly recommended
    Thank you Mike for an incredibly informative and moving tour! I found the experience truly eye-opening and it has
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    • Duration: 3h
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