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Safe House Black History Museum

The Safe House Black History Museum in Greensboro, Hale County, preserves a home where civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. sought refuge from Klansmen on the night of March 28, 1968. King family friend and fellow activist Theresa Burroughs purchased the property in 2009 and then partnered with Auburn University's Rural Studio architecture program to renovate the structures and develop them into exhibit spaces. The museum operates as a nonprofit and displays photographs, artifacts, and other items related to the civil rights movement of the 1960s.
Photo courtesy of Billy Milstead; Rural Southwest Alabama