The Selma Interpretive Center Reopens with New Exhibits
Contact: Patricia Butts, 334-727-6390
Selma, AL – The Selma Interpretive Center has reopened after weeks of renovations. The center has been closed since March 26, 2014. A ribbon cutting ceremony is scheduled for Friday, May 2, 2014 at 2:00 pm. This event marks the completion and installation of permanent exhibits that interpret the Selma Voting Rights Movement and features the story from the beginning of the Selma to Montgomery March of 1965.
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Did You Know?
On March 9, 1965, Dr. King led 3,200 protesters on a march from Selma to Montgomery but as the marchers were met by Alabama State Troopers in Selmont, AL, Dr. King asked the group to kneel and pray. Shortly after, Dr. King turned the supporters around and returned back to Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church.