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Slavery & Civil War Museum


category : Museums
Sister museum to National Voting Rights Museum. Permanent and temporary exhibits that depict historical, topical and provocative impacts and occurances during the period of slavery in America.


Admission: Admission charged
Hours: Tours by appt.
Address: 1410 Water Ave.

Phone: 334-418-0800
Fax: 334-418-1720

Come visit us in Selma, Alabama

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Brown Chapel AME Church

1st AME church in state (1866). Headquarters for Blacks during Voting Rights movement. Starting point for Selma-to-Montgomery marchers; Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail/

Selma, AL Historic Churches

Old Live Oak Cemetery

Graves of Confederate soldiers and prominent Selma residents. Includes statue of Elodie B. Todd, half-sister of Mary Todd Lincoln; mausoleum of Vice President William Rufus King; and Benjamin Sterling Turner, Alabama'

Selma, AL Cemeteries



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