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Historical Highlights of Birmingham

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US$ 60.00
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    Stop At: Birmingham's Railroad Park, 1600 1st Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233-1703

    We will get a great view of the city and learn about the origins of the city and the skyline of the city.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Negro Southern League Museum, 120 16th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233-1617

    We will learn about the history of baseball in the city, its importance, and specifically the history of the Negro Baseball Leagues in the city.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Alabama Peanut Company, 2016 Morris Ave, Birmingham, AL 35203, USA

    Sample some local snacks on the oldest road in the city.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Heaviest Corner on Earth, Intersection of 20th Street and 1st Avenue North, Birmingham, AL

    Get a glimpse of the Heaviest Corner...or at least learn why it's called that

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, 20 32nd St N, Birmingham, AL 35222-1236

    Here we will learn about the foundations of the city and how we were built by iron, specifically pig iron.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Kelly Ingram Park, 5th Ave N at 16th St, Birmingham, AL

    We will walk around the park to discuss the marches in April and May of 1963 during the Civil Rights Movement.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Civil Rights District, Birmingham, AL 35203

    Guests will learn about the Civil Rights movement here in Birmingham

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: 16th Street Baptist Church, 16th St & 6th Ave, Birmingham, AL

    See the church where four girls were tragically killed in a 1963 church bombing.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Legion Field, 400 Graymont Ave W, Birmingham, AL 35204-4008

    Learn about the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Football Capital of the South

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Rickwood Field Park, 1137 2nd Ave W, Birmingham, AL 35204-4502

    See the Oldest Baseball Park in America...right here in Birmingham

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Alabama Theatre, 1817 3rd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3132

    Guests will get to see the old theater district here in Birmingham

    Stop At: Vulcan Park and Museum, 1701 Valley View Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209-1214

    See the largest cast iron statue in the world from atop Red Mountain

    Duration: 15 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Company: Red Clay Tours
    Railroad Park, Birmingham, AL
    Departure Time
    1:45 PM
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Beverages
    • Snacks
    • Driver/guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • All activities
    • Air conditioned transportation
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off within downtown Birmingham
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to significant weather (hurricane, tornado, or ice), you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
    • Any sight temporarily closed will be substituted with another sight in town
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 July 2019

    An unexpected delight full of history and learning of a bygone era. We visited with Red Clay Tours and learned about the workings of this old site and it’s role in Birminhan’s History.

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Relax583853
    Reviewed 26 June 2019

    Clay is not only personable but incredibly knowledgeable. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon despite the day being quite hot! Clay quickly realized my husband's interests and provided opportunities that revolved around those interests. It is evident that Clay truly loves the city....More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Joan B
    Reviewed 25 June 2019

    I had the pleasure of working with Clay for our 2019 EMMG ladies tour! He was AWESOME!! Clay and his tour far exceeded everyone's expectations! We were amazed at his knowledge, loved his wit and impressed with his hospitality. Clay you deserve 10 stars!! Thanks...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank hullls
    Reviewed 24 June 2019

    We just moved to Birmingham and took the opportunity of having family visit to schedule a tour with Clay. He was so much fun, and has a true love of Birmingham that is contagious. He quickly figured out our interests and kept us all entertained...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank MagneticCommand
    Reviewed 28 May 2019

    We choose this tour because we wanted to know a little of everything and honestly it looked like the best option. Clay of Red Clay Tours did not dissapoint. The man knows everything about this city and about other cities as well. My bff and...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank jamiemckenzie13
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    14 September 2019|
    Response from Crimsontide33 |
    It lasted right around 2 hours and 20 mins when I went. I'm sure you've found this out by now but figured I'd answer just in case 🙂
    17 January 2019|
    Response from SAG S | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry, I don't know.
    19 July 2018|
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    Response from Sunny10486 | Reviewed this property |
    The walking is not excessive at all. Clay transports you from place to place and then you spend a bit walking around that specific site.
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