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Make sure to take this drive when the Lowdnes Interpretive Center is open

This one-hour drive along the National Historic Trail starting at the Pettus Bridge includes the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lorne29
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Having spent the day before in Montgomery following the Alabama Civil Rights Trail we had to come... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Anne B
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It was on this stretch of U.S. 80 that protestors led by Martin Luther King marched from Selma to Montgomery in 1965.
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7002 US Highway 80 W, Selma, AL 36040-4608
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It looks bigger on TV. The actions of the marchers are much bigger in size. This is a quick walk across, but a significant one and worth the time to go if you are passing through Selma.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove from Montgomery to Selma. The drive is beautiful and easy. Beware: There are plenty of state troopers on the road! There are historical markers all along the way.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This one-hour drive along the National Historic Trail starting at the Pettus Bridge includes the Lowdnes Interpretive Center about 1/2 way to Montgomery. Unfortunately, we mistimed our travels and the center was closed.

Thank Lorne29
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It’s a very pleasant drive, not a whole lot of traffic or twists or turns. Just watch your speed as Alabama State Troopers were strategically parked in the medium or camouflaged in the brush along the journey just waiting to make your day or test...More

Thank romadaro
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Having spent the day before in Montgomery following the Alabama Civil Rights Trail we had to come to here. It was a Sunday morning, early and we found parking in Selma easily. With the videos so fresh in our minds it was an unforgettable experience...More

3  Thank Anne B
Reviewed 4 August 2018

We actually drove from Montgomery to Selma ( a 57 min drive). It is an easy drive and you'll encounter historical site markers along the way - make sure to stop and observe them!

Thank LATravelMama
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

I drove down Route 80 going from Montgomery to Selma and back. This road is historically related to the March for Civil Rights. It has historic markers telling the history and tragic events that happened along the route. A historical reminder of the US past...More

5  Thank petehunt
Reviewed 4 May 2018

A must see and do, a very humbling experience. If your around the area you should take the time to do the walk over the bridge.

2  Thank prfestiedwin
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

I found the path from Selma to Montgomery to be LONGGGG! Can you imagine walking that 54 mile path? I like how there are brown historical signs posted along the road. Unfortunately the day I visited it was pouring down rain so I didn't get...More

4  Thank RachelB2292
Reviewed 4 April 2018

We drove from Montgomery to Selma, stopped by the Viola Luzzio memorial and at the interpretive center in Selma, which focuses on the beginning of the march. Beautiful drive with several markers to commemorate the camp sites.

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You sure can. Most stuff will be on the right (north) side of the roadway.
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