Mission Statement

To create a historical reflection of the Browns Ferry Street site whose ties to the antebellum times, Civil War at Fort Henderson (“The Fort”) which included many African-American soldiers from this area serving in the U.S. Army, the American Missionary School for freed slaves which later became known as Trinity High School – all providing a significant impact to Athens, Alabama and abroad.

* Trinity opened in 1865 one hundred fifty years ago next year.

 * Trinity was condemned in 1879. Black people raised $5,000 and rebuilt it.

 * Trinity burned in 1907. Black people raised $7,500 rebuilt it and moved it to the fort.

 * Trinity burned again in 1913. Black people raised $7,000 and rebuilt it.

 NOW TRINITY NEED YOUR HELP AGAIN WE NEED TO RAISE $50,000 BY 18 SEP 2014 TO REBUILD IT AGAIN.

                                                                       James L. Walker, Class of 1963

Please send your tax-deductible donations to:

A.L.C.A.

Post Office Box 1476

Athens, Alabama 35612.