Mt. Zion AME Zion Memorial Anex

Extra: If Walls Could Talk at Mt. Zion AME Zion Church in Montgomery

After years of disrepair, leaders share new efforts to restore Mt. Zion A.M.E. Zion Church

There’s a new effort to breathe life into a landmark Montgomery church that for decades has fallen by the wayside. Mt. Zion A.M.E.  Zion boasts of being the backdrop to pivotal moments in the civil rights movement, though the building itself has struggled to survive.  The church was once a pillar in the community that’s been quietly crumbling for years; but…

Park Service Grants

Almost $3-Million for Alabama Civil Rights Sites

  The U.S. Park Service has awarded millions of dollars in grants for civil rights sites in Alabama, including $5000,000 for The Mount Zion A.M.E. Zion Church Memorial Annex in Montgomery (above) and $300,00 for the Second Phase of Preservation of Brown Chapel AME Church in Selma. (Left) The full list of NPS grants is HERE. Categories: Montgomery, West Alabama Tags: Browns…