Selma To Montgomery National Historic Trail, Alabama Recreation Area Info & Images

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Directions

March Route – The National Historic Trail follows the actual march route which began at Brown Chapel, A.M.E. Church in Selma, AL, located on Martin Luther King, Jr. Street. Follow the Trail markers to U.S. Hwy. 80 through Lowndes County, AL. Continue on U.S. Hwy. 80 to Montgomery concluding at the Alabama State Capitol in Montgomery, AL, located on Dexter Avenue.

Phone

(334) 877-1983

Campground Reservations

Alabama Campgrounds

Hiking Trails

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Related Link(s)

More Alabama Recreation Areas | Selma To Montgomery National Historic Trail Official Website | Selma To Montgomery National Historic Trail Map

On August 6, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which extended equal voting rights for African-Americans. As both White and Black non-violent supporters led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. fought for the right to vote in Central Alabama, today, you can trace their march toward freedom on the 54-mile trail and connect with their stories at the Interpretive Centers.