"third march" Selma Things to Do Tip by doug48

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  march camp site
by doug48

federal district judge frank m. johnson lifted the injunction on the march and SNCC and SCLC leaders planned a third march for march 21 st . in preparation for the march the federal government sent 2,000 solders and 1,900 alabama national guardsmen to selma to protect the marchers. since the march 7 th aborted march the protesters ranks swelled from 600 to over 2,500 participants. the selma to montgomery march covers 54 miles and several camp sites were arranged at intervals along the route. pictured is one of the march camp sites.

Address: jefferson davis hwy (US 80)
Directions: between selma and montgomery on US 80

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  • Updated May 22, 2012
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