St. Paul UMC History

From Jan. 12, 2017 In one of his last acts as president, Barack Obama...signed a proclamation designating the Birmingham Civil Rights District as a national monument.

The national monument will include portions of the Historic Birmingham Civil Rights District, including the A.G. Gaston Motel, the neighboring Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, the 16th Street Baptist Church, Bethel Baptist Church, Kelly Ingram Park, the Colored Masonic Temple, St. Paul United Methodist Church and portions of the 4th Avenue Business District.