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The Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail triangle-shaped sign features the silhouettes of marchers in blue beneath three red stars.

Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail 2021 Highlights

The National Park Service provided the following highlights for the Selma to Montgomery NHT during the 2021 calendar year: Collaboration and Engagement On Wednesday, June 23 2021, a groundbreaking ceremony at Brown Chapel marked the beginning of a much-needed restoration/repair project to bring back the…

Church members, Governor Ivey, and Congresswoman Sewell pose with shovels in front of Brown Chapel

Brown Chapel Is Awarded $1.3 Million by NPS for Restoration

The award is part of NPS’ $15 million African American Civil Rights Grant program Still a functioning church today, Brown Chapel stands at the Western terminus of the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail as a monument to the sacrifices made by protestors to ensure…

2020 Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail Highlights

National Park Service OUTREACH Event — Despite the challenges brought on by Covid-19, including the closing of the visitor centers, trail staff and partners were able to successfully participate in the Selma to Montgomery March Jubilee reenactment.  John Lewis — Trail employees were able to…

2019 Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail Highlights

OUTREACH Programs — History teacher Verona Pitts, a former NPS park guide, was honored as the 2019 Selma High School Teacher of the Year and is assisting her students in participating in the 2020 National History Day program. The Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail…

Preserving the legacy of voting rights

Preserving the legacy of voting rights Interpretive center opens 55 years after Selma to Montgomery March by The National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture, Alabama State University Contributing authors for this article include: Janice R. Franklin, Ph.D., Dean, Levi Watkins…

Dr. Joy G. Kinard is Superintendent of the Selma to Montgomery NHT

Submitted by the National Park Service The National Park Service (NPS) South Atlantic-Gulf Regional Director Robert A. Vogel announced the selection of Dr. Joy G. Kinard as the new superintendent of Alabama’s Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site, Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site and Selma to…