The Children's Crusade

The Children's Crusade (HM1DWI)

Location: Birmingham, AL 35203 Jefferson County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 30.971', W 86° 48.834'

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On May 2, 1963, more than 1,000 students skipped school and marched on downtown, gathering at the 16th Street Baptist Church. Bull Connor responded by jailing more than 600 children that day. So the next day, another 1,000 students filled the park in which you stand now. With his cells full and his back against the wall, Connor responded savagely.
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 6:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 517282 N 3708528
Decimal Degrees33.51618333, -86.81390000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 30.971', W 86° 48.834'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 30' 58.26" N, 86° 48' 50.04" W
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Area Code(s)205
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1601 6th Ave N, Birmingham AL 35203, US
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