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This church had as its pastor the Reverend Dr Martin Luther King Jr, 1954-60. It was in this church that the leaders of the desegregation movement met for the first time in 1955 and decided to institute a bus boycott as a form of peaceful protest. The church contains a detailed mural chronicling Dr King's nonviolent crusade against racial oppression. Guided tours depart Monday-Thursday at 10am and 2pm, Friday at 10am and Saturday 10am-2pm. Reservations should be made one week in advance.

Location: 454 Dexter Ave, Montgomery Alabama 36104 Telephone 334-263-3970

Other History nearby:
(Montgomery) Alabama Department of Archives, History
(Montgomery) Alabama State Capitol
(Montgomery) Alabama War Memorial
(Evergreen) Booker's Mill
(Opelika) Brownfield House
(Union Springs) Bullock County Courthouse

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