Perry County, Alabama

A highway sign designating the border between Nicholas and Greenbrier counties in West Virginia along a secondary road

County located in the central portion of the U.S. state of Alabama.

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Marion, Alabama

Jewett Hall at Judson College, part of the Judson College Historic District.

Marion is a city in, and the county seat of, Perry County, Alabama, United States.

Dallas County, Alabama

County located in the central part of the U.S. state of Alabama.

A highway sign designating the border between Nicholas and Greenbrier counties in West Virginia along a secondary road

Perry County (northwest)

Hale County, Alabama

County located in the west central portion of the U.S. state of Alabama.

The Safe House Museum in Greensboro; in 1968 its owner sheltered Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. from Klan members in the area

Perry County (southeast)

Marengo County, Alabama

County located in the west central portion of the U.S. state of Alabama.

Barney's Upper Place, an I-house in Putnam that was built in 1833.
Gaineswood (built 1843–61), a National Historic Landmark in Demopolis.
Boddie Law Office-Town Hall (built 1858) in Dayton. On the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage.
Jefferson Methodist Church (built 1856) in Jefferson. On the National Register of Historic Places as part of the Jefferson Historic District.
Lyon Hall (built 1853) in Demopolis. On the National Register of Historic Places.

Perry County (northeast)

Bibb County, Alabama

County in the central portion of the U.S. state of Alabama.

A highway sign designating the border between Nicholas and Greenbrier counties in West Virginia along a secondary road

Perry County - southwest

Selma to Montgomery marches

The Selma to Montgomery marches were three protest marches, held in 1965, along the 54-mile (87 km) highway from Selma, Alabama, to the state capital of Montgomery.

Alabama State Troopers attack civil rights demonstrators outside Selma, Alabama, on Bloody Sunday, March 7, 1965.
Police watch marchers turn around on Tuesday, March 9, 1965.
Monument for James Reeb in Selma, Alabama
James Forman in Montgomery, March 1965
SNCC protesters in Montgomery, March 17, 1965
The third Selma Civil Rights March frontline. From far left: John Lewis, an unidentified nun; Ralph Abernathy; Martin Luther King Jr.; Ralph Bunche; Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel; Frederick Douglas Reese. Second row: Between Martin Luther King Jr. and Ralph Bunche is Rabbi Maurice Davis. Heschel later wrote, "When I marched in Selma, my feet were praying." Joseph Ellwanger is standing in the second row behind the nun.
Map showing Selma to Montgomery march route in March 1965
Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail sign
Memorial at Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama

In addition to actions in Selma, marches and other protests in support of voting rights were held in neighboring Perry, Wilcox, Marengo, Greene, and Hale counties.

Alabama State Route 14

Major east-to-west state highway in the U.S. state of Alabama.

A sign for westbound Alabama State Route 14, located in Pickensville.
The current terminus of SR 14 at Shug Jordan Parkway, Auburn, Alabama.
A road sign on the state route, feet away from the road’s eastern terminus. Turning right continues the state route. Turning left enters Auburn out of SR-14.

SR 14 shares a route with SR 183 for 5 mi between Marion and Sprott in Perry County.

Chilton County, Alabama

County located in the central portion of the U.S. state of Alabama.

A highway sign designating the border between Nicholas and Greenbrier counties in West Virginia along a secondary road

Perry County (southwest)

Murder of Jimmie Lee Jackson

African American civil rights activist in Marion, Alabama, and a deacon in the Baptist church.

Grave of Jimmie Lee Jackson
Memorial where Jackson was shot, behind Zion Methodist Church in Marion, Alabama

On the night of February 18, 1965, about 500 people were organized by the SCLC activist C. T. Vivian left Zion United Methodist Church in Marion and attempted a peaceful walk to the Perry County jail, about a half a block away, where young civil-rights worker James Orange was being held.

Alabama

State in the Southeastern region of the United States, bordered by Tennessee to the north; Georgia to the east; Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south; and Mississippi to the west.

The Moundville Archaeological Site in Hale County. It was occupied by Native Americans of the Mississippian culture from 1000 to 1450 CE.
The main house, built in 1833, at Thornhill in Greene County. It is a former Black Belt plantation.
Union Army troops occupying Courthouse Square in Huntsville, following its capture and occupation by federal forces in 1864
The developing skyline of Birmingham in 1915
The former Mount Sinai School in rural Autauga County, completed in 1919. It was one of the 387 Rosenwald Schools built in the state.
Ono Island in Baldwin County
Monte Sano State Park in Huntsville
Cathedral Caverns in Marshall County
The Natural Bridge Rock in Winston County is the longest natural bridge east of the Rockies.
Cliffs at the rim of the Wetumpka meteorite crater
Tornado damage in Phil Campbell following the statewide April 27, 2011, tornado outbreak
A stand of Cahaba lilies (Hymenocallis coronaria) in the Cahaba River, within the Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge
Statue of Liberty replica at Liberty Park in Vestavia Hills
Dauphin Street in Mobile
Lighthouse on Guntersville Lake
Alabama's population density, 2010
Highlands United Methodist Church in Birmingham, part of the Five Points South Historic District
Temple B'Nai Sholom in Huntsville, established in 1876. It is the oldest synagogue building in continuous use in the state.
The Islamic Center of Tuscaloosa
The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail has a large economic impact on the state.
The Riverchase Galleria in Hoover, one of the largest shopping centers in the southeast
The Space Shuttle Enterprise being tested at Marshall Space Flight Center in 1978
Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama in Montgomery in 2010
Shelby Hall, School of Computing, at the University of South Alabama in Mobile
Mercedes-Benz U.S. International in Tuscaloosa County was the first automotive facility to locate within the state.
Airbus Mobile Engineering Center at the Brookley Aeroplex in Mobile
Alabama's beaches are one of the state's major tourist destinations.
Mobile is the birthplace of Mardi Gras in the U.S.
Regions-Harbert Plaza, Regions Center, and Wells Fargo Tower in Birmingham's financial district
The State Capitol Building in Montgomery, completed in 1851
The Heflin-Torbert Judicial Building in Montgomery. It houses the Supreme Court of Alabama, Alabama Court of Civil Appeals, and Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals.
Republican Kay Ivey is the governor of Alabama as of 2021.
Senator Doug Jones won a special election in 2017.
Vestavia Hills High School in the suburbs of Birmingham
Harrison Plaza at the University of North Alabama in Florence. The school was chartered as LaGrange College by the Alabama Legislature in 1830.
William J. Samford Hall at Auburn University
Bryant–Denny Stadium at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa
Regions Field in Birmingham
Von Braun Center in Huntsville
Birmingham–Jefferson Convention Complex in Birmingham
Terminal at the Montgomery Regional Airport in Montgomery
Interstate 59 (co-signed with Interstate 20) approaching Interstate 65 in downtown Birmingham
Aerial view of the port of Mobile

Also, the Black Belt region across central Alabama "is home to largely poor counties that are predominantly African-American. These counties include Dallas, Lowndes, Marengo and Perry."