city in Alabama, USA
From Montgomery US-80 W/Alabama 8/Selma Hwy toward Selma.
- 1 Edmund Pettus Bridge. The Edmund Winston Pettus Bridge was the scene of the Selma to Montgomery March in 1965. The demonstrations that occurred here led to the U.S. Voting Rights Act of 1965. The bridge was erected in 1939 and named after U.S. Senator Edmund Winston Pettus.
- 2 National Voting Rights Museum and Institute, 6 US Hwy. 80 East (Foot of the Edmund Pettus bridge), ☏ . M-Th 10AM-4PM; F-Su : by appointment only.
- 3 Ancient Africa Enslavement & Civil War Museum, 1410 Water Ave. M-Sa 10AM-5PM (Sundays and off hours, call to schedule).