Explore Selma, Alabama. Get an insider’s tour of this historic city known for Voting and Civil Rights. These insightful audio tour options peel layers away, revealing Selma, her people and her world changing story. Tour Selma offers a taste of this 12 later cake we call home. Let this tour be your concierge offering an overview of Selma’s 200 year history from native Americans to present day and everything in-between. Explore and discover Selma.
Tour Selma is designed to bring you closer to the sites and sounds of our community allowing you to walk or drive in the footsteps of our nation’s history with 3 self-guided audio tours. Purchase one or if time permits all 3.
Each tour features:
An Interactive map
Photographs of each stop
Narration from local busy body, AC Reeves.
AC’s Selma Sampler Tour - This comprehensive overview option lasts approximately 90 minutes covering 2.5 miles of historic downtown Selma.
See sites like where the first Suffragette meeting occurred in the State of Alabama. The photography studio of Edgar Cayce. known as the Father of New Age Spirituality, the spot where famous French General Lafayette came to visit, Historic homes like the home of Abraham Lincoln’s fiery sister-in-law Martha Todd White. And of course Walk the Edmund Pettus Bridge where 3 of the 4 Voting Rights Marches in Selma took place plus so much more. There are a total of 25 stops on this tour.
Old Live Oak Cemetery Tour - This tour lasts approximately 45 minutes covering about 1 mile of this cemetery which rivals any for it’s beauty and history. You will see the burial site of one of our Nation’s Vice Presidents, Alabama’s first African American Congressman as well as Alabama’s first woman elected to public office plus many more!!! There are a total of 12 stops on this tour.
Historic Home Tour - Lasting approximately 45 minutes, this tour covers 1.5 miles of the Old Town Historic District. Old Town is one of 4 Historic Districts in downtown Selma, comprising the largest Historic District in Alabama and one of the top 5 in the country. This tour gives you a taste of the family stories and architecture of this beautiful neighborhood.
Go to the menu in the app and click on “AC Picks” for more information on Selma’s attractions, hotels, restaurants, tour guides and more to help you navigate this 12 layer cake we call home.
- October 19, 2019 Initial release