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The Black Heritage Trail is a National Recreation Trail located in Columbus, Georgia. It is an urban trail connecting 30 African American Heritage Points of interest. The Trail features many contributions and significant events in African American History of Columbus.

  1. Ma Rainey Home
  2. First African Baptist Church
  3. St. John AME Church
  4. Claflin School
  5. Metropolitan Baptist Church
  6. Restored Train Station
  7. Saint James AME Church
  8. Old City Jail
  9. Friendship Baptist Church
  10. The Liberty Theatre
  11. William Spencer High School
  12. Porterdale Cemetery
  13. Old Slave Cemetery
  14. Fifth Avenue School
  15. Mildred L. Terry Library
  16. Fourth Street Baptist
  17. The Spencer House
  18. Columbus Urban League
  19. Brick Streets Laid by Slaves
  20. First Interracial Law Firm of Columbus
  21. Primus King Site
  22. Springer Opera House
  23. Dr. Thomas H. Brewer Assassination Site
  24. Site of first Silent store
  25. Temperance Hall
  26. Greater Shady Grove Baptist Church
  27. City Mills
  28. Isaac Maund House
  29. Kinfolks Corner
  30. Dillingham Street Bridge

The trail received National Recreation Trail Designation from the Secretary of the Interior during a 2000 ceremony at the historic Liberty Theater. The ceremony paid tribute to Ms. Judith Grant, a Black Heritage Trail organizer and local historian.

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