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Your state's most beautiful weekend road trip

Love Exploring Logo By Jacqui Agate of Love Exploring | Slide 2 of 101: The 54-mile (87km) journey from Selma to Montgomery is one of the most poignant road trips in the States, and the route between the two cities has been a National Historic Trail since 1996. It traces the journey of peaceful civil rights protestors, who marched from Selma to the state capital of Montgomery in 1965, in order to demand voting rights for African Americans. Trail markers stud the route, heading east along US-80.

Alabama: Selma to Montgomery

The 54-mile (87km) journey from Selma to Montgomery is one of the most poignant road trips in the States, and the route between the two cities has been a National Historic Trail since 1996. It traces the journey of peaceful civil rights protestors, who marched from Selma to the state capital of Montgomery in 1965, in order to demand voting rights for African Americans. Trail markers stud the route, heading east along US-80.
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