The 54-mile path between Selma and Montgomery, Alabama, was named a National Historic Trail in 1966. Begin at the Selma Interpretive Center, located at the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge, for an introduction to the trail. There you can also pick up brochures, watch videos and visit exhibits and a bookstore. Then drive along the same route activists took March 21-25, 1965, including crossing the Edmund Pettus Bridge, site of the Bloody Sunday beatings during the first march.

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Address: Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail, Hayneville, AL, United States

Online Resources

https://www.nps.gov/semo/planyourvisit/hours.htm

Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail

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