Published on June 5, 2020 by Sean Flynt  
The interactive Avondale map offers multiple views of the area

Samford University religion professor David Bains has incorporated his students’ spring research into an interactive online map of thirty-nine current and twenty-one former religious sites in Birmingham’s historic Avondale neighborhood. 

The map is part of an extensive, ongoing research project documented on Bains’ Magic City Religion website.

View the Avondale map here.

Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.