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Jesse Owens Memorial Park And Museum

7019 County Road 203
Danville, AL 35619

256-974-3636

The Jesse Owens Memorial Park Museum immortalizes Owens' memory by depicting the moments that made Owens great and portraying the people who shaped him as an athlete and as a man. Glass display cases showcase rare memorabilia including programs from the 1936 Olympics, replicas of track uniforms and shoes, and medals and trophies from Owens' high school days. In addition, the museum offers visitors interactive kiosks that highlight Owens' life and accomplishments.the Jesse Owens Memorial Park. Dedicated on June 29, 1996 with the arrival of the Olympic torch on its journey to the Atlanta games, the Jesse Owens Memorial Park is a tribute to the Olympic track and field superstar.

The 20-acre Jesse Owens Memorial Park has attractions that will entertain and educate people of all ages. The attractions honor Owens' life and accomplishments and at the same time engage the community and visitors in an interactive learning experience.The park's attractions include a welcome center, statue of Owens, museum, long-jump pit, Olympic Gold Medal Tree, 1936 torch replica and Jesse Owens home replica

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