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Edmund Winston Pettus Bridge


category : Historic Bridges
National landmark; symbol of momentous changes in Selma, Alabama, America and world. Figured prominently in Voting Rights struggle when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led marchers across bridge on journey toward voting rights attainment.


Admission: Free
Hours: Open 24 hours.
Address: U.S. Hwy. 80 at Alabama River entering Selma.

Phone: 334-875-7241
Fax: 334-875-7142
Our Website:www.SelmaAlabama.com

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Edmund Winston Pettus Bridge

National landmark; symbol of momentous changes in Selma, Alabama, America and world. Figured prominently in Voting Rights str...