Driving tour includes 30 sites

Published 12:39 am Friday, September 22, 2017

The Black Heritage Council of the Alabama Historical Commission will begin its weekend of events in Andalusia with a driving tour today. The tour begins and ends at Woodson Learning Center at 10 a.m.


River Falls area

1.) New Pilgrim Baptist Church

2.) River Falls Cemetery

3.) River Falls Community Center (School No. 2)

4.) Former Bradley School (Rosenwald)

5.) First Bethlehem Baptist Church

6.) Bethlehem Baptist Church

7.) First Baptist Church of Red Level


Gantt-Dozier area

8.) Good Hope Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery

9.) Jordan Grove Missionary Baptist Church

* – Lunch at Amazing Grace Restaurant, Dozier


Opp area

10.) Nazareth Baptist Church

11.) St Stephens A.M.E. Church

12.) Opp Head Start (Former County Elementary Colored School) 13.) Hardin Street Cemetery (behind Head Start building)


Florala area

14.) Former George Washington Carver Jr. High School

15.) Former Lodge Hall, School, and Church (Old K.P. Hall)

16.) Site of Former Florala Hotel for Negroes)

17.) First African Baptist Church

18.) Site of Former Lockhart Elementary School

19.) Site of Former Lockhart Church and School

20.) Site of Former Lockhart Hotel for Negroes

21.) Macedonia Baptist Church

22.) Lockhart Cemetery


Andalusia area

23.) Marshall Memorial Cemetery

24.) Lowe Cemetery

25.) First Baptist Church

26.) Church of the Living God, CWFF

27.) Church of God in Christ

28.) Bethel A.M.E. Church

29.) St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church and Cemetery

30.) Mt. Moriah Baptist Church and Cemetery