Brown Chapel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church

Brown Chapel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church

Brown Chapel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, the first AME church in Alabama, was the site of preparations for the march to Montgomery on March 7, 1965, a day that became known as Bloody Sunday.

The church also served as a refuge for injured marchers. Declared a National Historic Landmark in 1997, the church is still in use today.