Resources for Learning

Here, you’ll find a wealth of materials designed to enhance understanding of Tuskegee’s rich history and cultural heritage. Scroll down and dive into our curated content for educators, students, and families.

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Tuskegee History

U.S. Civil Rights Trail

 

Tuskegee has had a significant role in the Civil Rights Movement, and is part of the U.S. Civil Rights Trail. Explore the dedicated Tuskegee page on the Trail’s website and get a glimpse of key sites in Tuskegee that shaped the fight for civil rights.

“Forgotten Roads” Tuskegee to Montgomery, Women Lead The Way

Use this online resource to explore the local history of Tuskegee/Macon County, Alabama. This is your digital, educational tour guide tolearning more about the area’s civil rights history, including the people and places that made a true impact.

Macon County History on the Go!

Use the “Traveling the Old Federal Road in Alabama” app, explore Macon County history by traveling roads that navigate visitors along seven stops on the Old Federal Road in Macon County, including Cubahatchie, Polecat Springs and Warrior Stand. The driving tour takes appx. 1 ½ to 2 hours.

Art History Resources

 

Isaac Scott Hathaway: Sculptor of Minds and Clay

Learn about the life and legacy of prominent African American sculptor and teacher Isaac Scott Hathaway. Celebrated for his ceramic sculptures of notable figures like George Washington Carver, Frederick Douglass, and Booker T. Washington, Hathaway also made history as the first African American to design U.S. coins. In a collective project with Auburn University, students developed a website dedicated to the life and work of Hathaway that showcases biographical information, student-produced videos, a compilation of photos, and more.

Civil Rights Resources

Educator Resources

Visiting the Center

Field Trips:

Plan an educational visit to the Tuskegee History Center with your class or group. Contact us to learn about our tour options and educational programs.

Events and Lectures

Attend special events, guest lectures, and seminars to deepen your knowledge of Tuskegee’s history. Contact us to learn about upcoming programs and special events.

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