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Old Live Oak Cemetery

300 Dallas Avenue, Selma, AL 36701, USA

Site of the graves of Confederate soldiers and prominent Selma residents. Features a statue of Elodie B. Todd, half-sister of Mary Todd Lincoln; mausoleum of Vice President William Rufus King; and grave of Benjamin Sterling Turner, the former slave who went on to become the first African-American U.S. congressman from Alabama.


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From Montgomery take Highway 80 west to Selma. From I-65 in Birmingham take exit 22 at Clanton; follow Highway 22 to Selma. In Selma follow Highway 22 (West Dallas Avenue) to cemetery.

Visitor Services


Regular Events

March, cemetery tours and living history during Pilgrimage; April, memorial service during Battle of Selma reenactment.

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Admission Fee



Grounds: sunrise - sunset. Office: Monday - Thursday 8:00AM - 4:00PM, Friday 8:00AM -3:30PM



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