Frequently Asked Questions
1) Where is the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail?
The trail is located on U.S. Highway 80 and extends 54 miles
2) What is the significance of the Trail?
The Trail commemorates the events, people and route of
3) What is the Voting Rights Act of 1965?
This Act outlawed the requirement that would-be voters in
4) What is meant by "Bloody Sunday"?
"Bloody Sunday" refers to the day Alabama state troopers
5) What is "Tent City"?
"Tent City" refers to a temporary dwelling used by
Did You Know?
The National Trails System Act institutes a national system of recreation, scenic, and historic trails. Within it, historic trails are extended routes that follow nationally significant, original routes of travel as closely as possible.