A.G. Gaston Motel

Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument, Near Birmingham, Alabama

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The A.G. Gaston Motel served as the headquarters for the Birmingham campaign. In April through May of1963 civil rights leaders, including Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., took up residence at the motel where they strategized and made critical decisions about the non-violent campaign that targeted Birmingham’s segregation laws and practices. Several key events of the campaign publicly unfolded at the property.

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