Selma is located on the banks of the Alabama River, west of Montgomery, Alabama. It boasts the state's largest historic district, with over 1,250 structures. Other local attractions include the Paul M. Grist State Park, Old Cahawba Archaeological Park, and the Edmund Windwon Pettus Bridge. The city is best known for the Selma to Montgomery marches, three civil rights marches that began in the city. Visit in April and see Union and Confederate forces clash in a reenactment of the decisive battle.
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