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Selma is a city in Alabama.

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  1. The city is best known for the 1960s Selma Voting Rights Movement and the Selma to Montgomery marches, beginning with "Bloody Sunday" in March 1965.
  2. The city was planned and named as Selma by William R. King, a politician and planter from North Carolina.
  3. Selma boasts the state's largest contiguous historic district, with more than 1,250 structures identified as contributing.
  4. Edgar Cayce, famed psychic, worked and lived in Selma.

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