Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
Due to the sequestration plan, Lowndes Interpretive Center, will be closed on Sunday's effective March 10, 2013, until further notice. For more information, please call (334) 877-1983 or visit www.nps.gov/semo
It is our goal to make all of The Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail facilities and programs accessible to all visitors. Interpretive programs are offered throughout the year, and our Park Rangers make every effort to accommodate all visitors at these presentations. The information below will assist visitors with impairments to understand what is available.
For Those with Mobility Impairment
The Lowndes and Selma Interpretive Centers are accessible to wheelchair users:
Accessible bathrooms are located at the Lowndes and Selma Interpretive Centers.
Wheelchairs are available at the Lowndes Interpretive Center on a first come first serve basis and are free of charge. We require all borrowed wheelchairs be returned to the information desk 30 minutes prior to closing.
For Those with Hearing Impairment
The Lowndes and Selma Interpretive Centers film, "Never Lose Sight of Freedom" contains open captioning.
For Those with Sight Impairment
Restrooms in the Lowndes and Selma Interpretive Centers are labeled with tactile images and Braille.
Did You Know?
On March 17, 1965, after five days of testimony, Judge Johnson granted an order authorizing the march from Selma to Montgomery. On March 21, Martin Luther King led a diverse group of 8,000 demonstrators out of Selma under the protection of 2,000 National Guard troops and federal marshals.