• Moton Field Historic Hangar #1 - PT-17 Stearman in foreground

    Tuskegee Airmen

    National Historic Site Alabama

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Your Safety

Planning Your Trip

To have a safe and enjoyable visit to the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site, make sure to:

  • Wear clothing appropriate for the season and temperature (see Weather)
  • Store all valuables in your vehicle out of site of passers-by.
  • Lock your vehicle when you leave it in the parking area.
  • Wear sturdy footwear that support your walk throughout the historic site.
  • Bring water as needed to help ward off heat exhaustion.
  • Keep in mind that snakes and insects like warm weather too.
  • Do not approach any wildlife (snakes, turtles, etc.) to "play" with that you may encounter during your visit to the site. Wildlife is unpredictable--they may attack without warning.
  • Do not take "souvenirs" such as rocks, pieces of metal, etc. from the historic site.
  • Heed all directional and warning signs--they are for your benefit.

Did You Know?

Daniel James

Daniel "Chappie" James, a Tuskegee Airman, was the first African-American 4-Star General in the U.S. Armed Forces.