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Edmund Pettus Bridge, Selma

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  • The city is old and at times seems like it's falling apart, but that adds to its charm. The park was nice, and it was really cool to walk down the cobblestone paths to the bridge. The sign at the fron...  more »
  • We were on our way from Birmingham to Vicksburg,Mississippi by way of Montgomery when we picked up route 80. I knew about the famous march from Selma to Montgomery and how important this area was in t...  more »
  • If you're interested in the Civil Rights Movement, you'll enjoy a trip to Selma to see the bridge and perhaps the AME church as well.  more »
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  • The feeling I experienced being there is difficult to describe... pride, sadness, hope, honor all at once. The town itself appeared abandoned and forgotten; but it was well worth the trip! Don't expect much of a choice of places to eat. The one place that was recommended was closed while we were there.
  • Its so peaceful to walk over the bridge and look at the beautiful surroundings.
  • An important site of our history. Visit the National Park Service - Selma to Montgomery Tail - across the street during your visit.
  • An important place in American history. Walk over the bridge and try to imagine having the courage to march towards a mob of angry racists ready to beat you.
  • It was an awesome experience. My wife and I got to meet one of the participants of the Bloody Sunday during the early civil rights movement . Not only did we get to meet Ms. Bland, but we got to hear how the movement started. I would definitely encourage everyone to take a trip to Selma, AL. for an in person experience.

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