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SELMA, AL (WSFA) -

The City of Selma will host its annual Historic Selma Pilgrimage by offering tours of the local historic locations.

The 39th annual event will start on March 14, and will continue through March 15. The tour includes historic places such as the Munroe-Wilkerson House, the Parke House, the Platt-Lewis-Gayle-Linden House, Gillman Hall, Wooten Law Firm and the Mabry-Jones House.

The different houses and buildings are prime examples of historic 19th and 20th century craftsmanship. The pilgrimage will also include the well-regarded ArtsRevive Juried Art Show which takes place in the historic Carneal Building. The Selma Art Guild will offer an art show and sale by regional artist plus a "Wet Paint" sale by the Alabama Plein Air Artist. Selma's acclaimed international artist, Charlie Lucas, will also open his studio, Tin Man Gallery, for all to visit.

The historic Old Live Oak Cemetery will also be open for tours on Saturday night from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Tickets may be purchased at the Vaughan-Smitherman Museum between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. each day. Discounts are available for groups. Visit selmapilgrimage.com for more information or to download a 2014 brochure.

The Historic Selma Pilgrimage is sponsored by the Selma Dallas County Historic Preservation Society. The event began in 1976 to share Selma's rich history and unique architecture.

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