U.S. Park Service

One Year Later

Conflicting completion dates for ASU Campus Interpretive Center.

It was one year ago today that the U.S. Park Service signed an agreement with Alabama state university to operate the Selma-to-Montgomery march interpretive center. Looking at the main doors to the center on the ASU campus. The only sign of that agreement on the center in Montgomery today is a “find your park” sign promoting U.S. Park system inside…

Federal Government Partial Shutdown

Impact in Alabama

  Several Civil Rights Era historic sites in Alabama that are operated by The U.S. Park Service are closed today because the partial government shutdown. Outdoor areas are open, but the Selma-to-Montgomery March interpretive centers in Selma and Whitehall are closed, while the third interpretive center on the Alabama State University campus has never opened. The Tuskegee Institute National Historic…