Possible Addition to Freedom Rider Park

Thursday, August 25, 2016

A possible bus station addition to the proposed Freedom Riders national park complex… Freedom Rider Park Committee organizers are calling it "From the Bus Station to the Gas Station. "Committee Co-chair Pete Conroy says the property is in Anniston. It is the former Greyhound bus station located at 1031 Gurnee Avenue. He says it’s where Freedom Riders activist were attacked before their bus was burned. Conroy adds that the city is negotiating with the owner of the former bus station to buy that property. Saying, Anniston has provided its property and now the County property is available. The project will cost nearly $500,000.

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