We hope that you enjoy this website. This region is known for its rich and diverse heritage, historic homes and churches, and natural beauty. The Welcome Center also has listings of local hotels and restaurants as well as special events. Be sure to watch the short video on the history of Selma. Historic Site A hub of civil rights activities in the early 1960s, this church was a host for the Student Nonviolent Coordination Committee and was the first congregation to open its doors for meetings and activities of the Dallas County Voters League. Sightseeing opportunities in Selma are plentiful and diverse. If attractions aren't what you're looking for you can spend a day taking a scenic drive on one of the Selma area's beautiful byways, back-ways, or historical routes exploring the diverse wildlife and scenery.
Selma has something for everyone. Email Page Link Complete the form below to email this page to a friend or family member's email. This website contains details about historic and interesting places that you will find in this area of Alabama. The village also includes the Gillis House and Minnie Sue's Cottage, which are now private residences. Museum This Greek revival building was built in 1847 and has served as a hospital, courthouse, military school, and now as a museum.
Your name: Your email address: Friend's email s : Friend's email s Friend's email s Friend's email s Send yourself a copy: Copy Yourself on the Email Yes No, don't send yourself a copy No Subject: Body:. The buildings include Calhoun Law Office, McKinnon-Riggs Doctor's Office, Siegel Servants' Quarters, and Pigeon Cote. Want someone to show you around? Historic Site Visitors who stroll beneath the ancient oaks and magnolias draped in Spanish moss in Selma's National Historic Register cemetery will find glory, humor, and pathos in the lives whose stories are told here. Historic Site Heritage Village is the site of several 1800s structures that were donated to the Selma-Dallas County Historic Preservation Society. Take a look at the Sightseeing Tour Companies operating within Selma and the surrounding area.
The Welcome Center has a wonderful collection of area attractions. Tour the mill house and view the wonderful kitchen garden before exploring the antique farm implements. You can send yourself an email as well. Tourist attractions include museums and art galleries, amusement parks, National and State Parks, historical places, sporting events and festivals. This website is dedicated to twelve counties located in rural southwest Alabama which includes a large portion of Alabama's Black Belt area.
. Tours by appointment only, please call ahead. If you are interested in visiting Selma, a good place to start is at the Selma Welcome Center located downtown at 132 Broad Street. See our full for details. Select a topic below and start exploring. Historic Site This structure houses memorabilia and artifacts from the Civil Rights Movement in Selma. In 1964, meetings were held here and Brown Chapel to plan the mass demonstrations which culminated in the Selma-to-Montgomery March in 1965.
Visitors can also cross Valley Creek on a swinging bridge and see the beehive kiln. Discover monuments to Vice President William Rufus King, Alabama's first African American Congressman Benjamin Sterling Turner, and more. View an extensive collection of Civil War memorabilia, exhibits of medical and political artifacts, Victorian antiques, nationally acclaimed art from local artists, and much more. Other Park Songs of Selma Park was created by the City of Selma from a vacant lot where the Baker building once stood. . . .
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