You’re invited to come and experience history on Friday and Saturday, March 17 and 18, 2023. The Selma Dallas County Historic Preservation Society and the City of Selma are proud to once again showcase our beautiful City as we clean up and restore her after the Jan. 12 tornado.
Come on over Friday evening, March 17, 2023, from 6-9:00 p.m. for a tour, reception, and informative speakers at the Vaughan-Smitherman Museum. Live harp music will be provided by Old Town resident Eric Allison. Explore this WONDERFUL building and all the history it has contributed to our city of Selma since 1847. You’ll be entertained and educated by the speakers from Atlantic Heritage at 7:00 as they present an enlightening program on the Architectural Preservation of Selma and Dallas County. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served.
The next day, Saturday, March 18, will showcase several of Dallas County’s historic homes in Selma and Sardis, a museum, a church, a business, and art from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Then stroll through the historic Old Live Oak Cemetery as living-history performers will captivate visitors with stories of humor, perseverance, and tragedy as history comes alive. At 203 years old, Selma is home to the largest contiguous historic district in Alabama; where a special blend of southern hospitality, Spanish moss, heirloom blooms, wrought-iron fences and intricate architecture enchant locals and visitors alike. For more tour information, please click this link. Package tickets will be available at the event or may be purchased now at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/historic-selma-tour-of-homes-2023-tickets-510927707527.