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Home » National Historic Landmarks in Alabama » The Edmund Pettus Bridge

The Edmund Pettus Bridge

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Edmund Pettus Bridge
Selma, AL

Facts

The Edmund Pettus Bridge Crosses Highway 80 over the Alabama River in Selma, Alabama. In 1940 Edmund Winston Pettus built the bridge. Pettus is a former U.S. Senator and Confederate brigadier general from Alabama. Is a Historic Landmark, Home of March 7, 1965 Bloody Sunday and The Selma to Montgomery marches.  The Edmund Pettus Bridge is one of Alabama's finest National Historic Landmarks. Total length: 1,248.1 ft. width: 42.3 ft.

Things To Do

Various events are held at The Edmund Pettus Bridge  throughout the year . The largest event is the  Annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee

Bloody Sunday Selma to Montgomery Marches 1965,Edmund Pettus Bridge, Selma Alabama

Edmund Pettus Bridge, Selma Alabama, Bloody Sunday, The Selma to Montgomery marches, National Historic Landmark