Places To Go

  • View from the side and below of a bridge spanning a river. A blue sky frames the background.

    The Edmund Pettus Bridge

    Walk in the footsteps of John Lewis, Hosea Williams, and many others who were there on the day known as "Bloody Sunday"

  • A tall red/brown church building with two towers framing an arched entrance.

    Brown Chapel AME Church

    Brown Chapel was one of several vital gathering places in Selma for mass meetings during the voting rights movement

  • A long two-story brick building with a small stone on the roof above the entrance.

    City of St. Jude Historic District

    On the 4th and final night of the march, this social services complex hosted several thousand people during the "Stars for Freedom" rally

  • View looking upward at a tall brick building.

    Dexter Avenue Baptist Church

    This church was the backbone of the 1955-56 Montgomery bus boycott which heralded a new era of "direct action."

  • A large red brick building with a set of stairs to the front door.

    First Baptist Church in Selma, AL

    First Baptist Church played a pivotal role in the Selma Movement that helped lead to the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.

Last updated: February 7, 2023

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7002 U.S. Highway 80 West
P.O. Box 595

Hayneville, AL 36040



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