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Address: 400 Washington Ave., Montgomery, AL
Phone Number: 334-264-0286
Description: The names of 40 people killed in the battle for civil rights between 1954...
The names of 40 people killed in the battle for civil rights between 1954, when the U.S. Supreme Court outlawed segregation, and 1968, the year of the assassination of Martin Luther King, are embedded forever in this round, flat, granite sculpture. Water flows gently over the surface of the inspiring memorial, designed by Maya Lin, who also created the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
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A fitting tribute in the struggle for civil rights.

A moving tribute to the men and women murdered in the struggle for civil rights in Montgomery. Don't miss it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Concord, Massachusetts
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Concord, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

A moving tribute to the men and women murdered in the struggle for civil rights in Montgomery. Don't miss it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This memorial commemorates the Civil Rights Achievements. The water flows steady on the memorial and the wall. One could only imagine the sacrifice to achieve the decimation of segregation.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

History, history, history! If you want to "feel" what civil rights is all about, then a visit to the Civil Rights Meuseum is essential. It is a very emotional museum with facts!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We stopped by briefly on a road trip, so we didn't have time to go in the museum portion, but we were impressed by this memorial nonetheless. The water table with all the significant dates from the civil rights movement was very nice, as was the wall with the quote. Simple and worth the visit.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Very beautiful monument, visually stunning. You can place your hands in the water, take your time to think and remember the people who lost their lives.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Very interesting museum filled with facts and testimony. Kindly the curator gave us some additional information! Essential on your visit list.

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Lithonia, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

A chance to learn about the many martyrs during the entire Civil Rights struggle. Most of these folks killed by local law enforcement officials. Most who mever faced justice for their offenses. These are the nameless folks who's deaths sparked the fight for justice

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

If you are interested in Civil Rights history this is a great place to visit. We visited right after it opened and was very impressed.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This tribute to those who lived and died for equal rights should leave you with some sense of the struggle. I can't stress enough that it should be coupled with a visit to the museum onsite. This is truly a humbling experience and we would definitely go back if we're in the area. It's that good!

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Tucson, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The monument is very beautiful. We didn't have time to go into the center, but it was worth seeing nonetheless. We recommend it.

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Address: 400 Washington Ave., Montgomery, AL
Phone Number: 334-264-0286
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Montgomery

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