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?
In 1965, the population of Dallas County was 57% African-American, but of 15,000 African-Americans old enough to vote, only 130 were registered which represented less than 2% of the eligible voters.