Selma to Montgomery March Byway
Length: 54.0 mi / 86.9 km
Time to Allow: Take one hour to drive or one day to experience the byway.
Journey through history along the trail that marks one of the major historic events in 20th-century American history, the 1965 Selma to Montgomery March, led by Martin Luther King, Jr. Wind through the streets of Selma; pass through countryside where marchers spent the night on their way to Montgomery.
Slip on some good walking shoes and step into the footsteps of history as you take the Martin Luther King, Jr. Street Historic Walking Tour in Selma, Alabama on the Selma to Montgomery March Byway.
From beginning to end, the Selma to Montgomery March Byway is filled with civil rights history. Home to one of the most significant events in the American struggle for equality, this 54-mile stretch of highway marks the journey that led to equal voting rights for American citizens, regardless of race.
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1-Day Trip: Selma to Montgomery Driving Tour
_"Confrontation of good and evil compressed in the tiny community of Selma generated the massive power to turn the whole nation to a new course..."...