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Elmore Bolling Historic Site

Located in Lowndes County | What you’ll find: Historical

The Elmore Bolling Historic Site is the site of the lynching of thirty-nine year old Elmore Bolling. He started an inclusive trucking and transportation business venture that began to elevate the standards of living for black Lowndes County residents. …

First Missionary Baptist Church, Hayneville

Located in Lowndes County | What you’ll find: Historical

The First Missionary Baptist Church in Hayneville is significant for its role in the 1966 elections in Lowndes County. Local black community leaders joined with members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee to form a third party, the Lowndes …

Frank “Bud” Haralson Store

Located in Lowndes County | What you’ll find: Historical

This small country store was the place where the Lowndes County Christian Movement for Human Rights was organized in 1965. This historical site is located on Freedom Road in Hayneville, AL.

Front Porch Barbeque

Located in Lowndes County | What you’ll find: Dining

Come out for the best ribs around at Front Porch Barbeque!

Holyground Battlefield Park

Located in Lowndes County | What you’ll find: Birding | Outdoor Recreation

Holy Ground Battlefield Park, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers day-use recreation area, is quiet and well maintained with paved roads, restrooms, an interpretive activity related to birding, extensive trails, lakes, creeks, and more! Expect to see a broa …

Jake’s Fish Camp

Located in Lowndes County | What you’ll find: Dining

Jake’s Fish Camp is off Old Selma Road on Pintlala Creek just 3 miles past the Montgomery Motor Speedway on the right. The restaurant has a bar, grill, and live music.

Jonathan Daniels Memorial Site

Located in Lowndes County | What you’ll find: Historical

This monument to the memory of civil rights figure Jonathan Myrick Daniels was complete in 1991 in the town square of Hayneville, Alabama. Daniels was an Episcopal seminarian and civil rights activist killed in a Hayneville store in August 1965, after …

Jonathon Daniels’ Murder Site/Cash’s Store

Located in Lowndes County | What you’ll find: Historical

The Varners Cash Store is the Memorial site of Jonathon Daniels’ death. He was the 26th civil rights worker to be murdered. The 26-year-old died from a shotgun blast while he saved the life of another.

Lowndes County

Located in Lowndes County | What you’ll find:

Lowndes County from uaced 621 on Vimeo. Download our Hospitality Guide for Lowndes County My locationGet Directions Elmore Bolling Historic SiteLocated in Lowndes County | What you’ll find: Historical The Elmore Bolling Historic Site is the site of the …

Lowndes County Courthouse

Located in Lowndes County | What you’ll find: Architectural | Historical

The Lowndes County Courthouse is a historic courthouse building in Hayneville, AL. It has served as the Lowndes County courthouse since 1856. The Greek Revival-style building is one of only four antebellum courthouses that remain in use in Alabama. It …

Lowndes County Jail House

Located in Lowndes County | What you’ll find: Historical

This county jail was where many blacks from Lowndes County encountered harassment, harsh conditions, etc., while also attempting to register to vote in 1965. This old county jail is located in Hayneville, and is currently in the process of being restor …

Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church

Located in Lowndes County | What you’ll find:

Sunday School: 9:30 am Sunday Morning Worship: 10:45 am Bible Study: every Tuesday at 6:00 pm

Mt. Gillard Missionary Baptist Church

Located in Lowndes County | What you’ll find: Historical

Mt. Gillard Missionary Baptist Church was founded in 1820. The church still stands today and is known as the Mother Church of Lowndes County.

Mt. Zion Church School

Located in Lowndes County | What you’ll find: Historical

This was one site where the country’s Freedom School was held. The school taught Black History, Citizenship Education, and Basic Remedial Skills. The Tuskegee Institute Community Education Program (TUCIP) conducted its enrichment programs for local you …

Original Site of Tent City/Lowndes County Interpretative Center

Located in Lowndes County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum

In 1965, white landowners evicted a large amount of black sharecropper families for attempting to and/or registering to vote. Following these evictions, tents were established to house these homeless families. The original Tent City is located off of t …

Prairie Creek

Located in Lowndes County | What you’ll find: Birding | Camping | Outdoor Recreation

Prairie Creek is a well known outdoor recreation destination in Lowndes County. Prairie Creek is located in the White Hall area of Lowndesboro AL. Prairie Creek Campground is lies beneath moss-draped oaks on the banks of Woodruff Lake. The lake is part …

Priester’s Pecans

Located in Lowndes County | What you’ll find: Arts & Culture | Shopping

Priester’s Pecans is a family-owned company specializing in delicious old fashioned farm fresh gifts like pecan desserts, pecan candies, pecan pies, cakes, and bulk pecans. As pecan suppliers and candy makers for over 7 decades, our Gourmet Pecan Pies, …

Ramah Baptist Church

Located in Lowndes County | What you’ll find: Historical

Founded in 1868, this church held many mass meetings during the Civil  Rights Movement

Robert F Henry Lock and Dam

Located in Lowndes County | What you’ll find: Birding | Outdoor Recreation

The Robert F Henry Lock and Dam on the Alabama River in northern Lowndes County is an essential element of any birding trip that incorporates the area between Montgomery and Selma. The habitat features make the site important: there are extensive grass …

Robert Gardner Farm Campsite

Located in Lowndes County | What you’ll find: Historical

Robert Gardner’s Farm Campsite is located at the intersection of US Highway 80, East and Frederick Douglass, which was previously known as Caffery Road, in Burkeville, Lowndesboro, AL. On March 23, 1965, the Voting Rights Marchers camped on this proper …

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