The Official Travel Site of Alabama

Brown Chapel AME Church

Historic Site

First AME church (established in 1866). It was the headquarters during the voting rights movement and was the starting point for Selma-to-Montgomery marchers. The Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail/All-American Road begins here. A bust of Dr. King in front of the church commemorates his involvement in the movement.

Wheelchair Accessible

For more information visit:

Brown Chapel AME Church
410 Martin Luther King St.
Selma, AL 36703
Hours of Operation
  • Open by appointment
  • Not provided