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We were returning to Indiana from Florida, and my mom mentioned driving through Alabama. I immediately knew we needed to go to Selma. Drove over the Edmund Pettus bridge, drove by the First Baptist Church, and made a stop here. We did not go inside,...更多
I visited the Brown Chapel AME Church while in Selma to see the various civil rights sites in the city. The church is easy to find and is near the Edmund Pettus Bridge. This such an iconic part of the civil rights struggle.
We arranged a personal tour with Joe. He was a wealth of knowledge and had inside knowledge to all of those events that happened at this historic church. In fact he has family members who housed Martin Luther King and other Nobel peace prize winners...更多
This historic church is located right next to a housing project area. One of the little kids asked us why we were taking pictures of the church. It is a sad commentary that he lives so close to history and not know its significance.
We were just driving through, but it was worth stopping by and getting a feel for the neighborhood, the walk to Edmund Pettus bridge, and reading the stories on signs about this place. If we had it to do over, we would have arrived in...更多
Don't visit on a Monday or you won't be able to get inside the building. The neighborhood is in the middle of a housing project and didn't seem very safe. The signage is very good and this is a stop on the phone guided tour...更多