Student Historian

Elizabeth Erbach is a Sophomore at Berea College, majoring in History. She works for the Berea College Information Systems and Services department, maintaining the school’s website, and is active in the Berea Gay-Straight Alliance. Before attending Berea, Elizabeth spent several years doing humanitarian work in Ethiopia, and working with at-risk youth in inner city areas of the United States. After graduation, she plans to earn an MA in counseling and continue working with youth.

Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, Montgomery, Alabama (1883- )

The Dexter Avenue Baptist Church was built in 1883 on the corner of Dexter Avenue and Decatur Street in Montgomery, Alabama.  The church served as a meeting place and planning hub for some of the most influential actions of the Civil Rights movement throughout the … Read MoreDexter Avenue Baptist Church, Montgomery, Alabama (1883- )