Why is Birmingham, Alabama, often called the “Magic City”? Did you know that a castle stands in Five Points South or that the oldest baseball park in America is downtown? Why does Birmingham have a colossal statue of a man with a spear overlooking the city? In Down in the Ham: A Child’s Guide to Downtown Birmingham, explore the city with insight into its past. Discover the significance of local landmarks, and experience the magic of the Magic City for yourself. Armed with a bucket list of things to do and to see, Down in the Ham gives readers a reason to visit downtown Birmingham, Alabama.