Who We Are

Historical Society

Birmingham’s History
through Research,
Publishing, & Education

Established in 1942, the Birmingham Historical Society contributes to the quality of life in Birmingham by preserving, learning from, and celebrating its past while helping to shape its future. It celebrates Birmingham history through research, publishing, and education. The society is a nonprofit organization supported by the generous gifts of its members and patrons. In addition to what’s available here, there is a great deal of information available to its members through our annual seminars, tours, book signings, publications and newsletters. Please consider joining us and learning more about Birmingham’s rich heritage.

What We Do

We research and interpret the history of Birmingham and its surroundings * We provide strong heritage education programs for children and adults * We initiate and support the preservation of our historic landmarks, districts and neighborhoods * We help shape our city’s development * And we develop the society as an institution that can be sustained

Events & News



Annual Reports

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Historical Research, Publishing, and Education