Montgomery embarks on effort to document civil rights sites
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Researchers in Montgomery are in the midst of recording the city's civil rights history in a new way.
Three archaeologists and an architect are wearing yellow vests and carrying iPads. They're snapping pictures and recording information about every structure built before 1969.
Those actions are part of a two-week effort, when Paleowest Archaeology will visit 2,500 structures in west Montgomery neighborhoods to identify culturally significant buildings, histories and landmarks related to the struggle for civil rights.
The Montgomery Advertiser reports that once the data is compiled, a historian and researcher will comb through the information to provide a complete history of the culturally significant neighborhoods.
Information from: Montgomery Advertiser, http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com
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