First White House of the Confederacy, Montgomery

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Historic Site · Tourist Spot
The White House of the Confederacy was the executive residence of President Jefferson Davis and family while the capital of the Confederate States of America was in Montgomery, Alabama. Completely furnished with original period pieces from the 1850s and 1860s, the 1835 Italianate-style house is open to the public. It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1974 and the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage since 2012.
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  • Totally enjoying. The home is well maintained with many Civil war collectibles and Jeff Davis personal belongings. The museum is free and is a self guided tour. You will learn a lot about the man...  more »
  • This self-guided house tour has a lot of information in its walls. I didn't realize that Zelda Fitzgerald's family was truly a prominent one in Montgomery and built the home in 1825. I also didn't.....  more »
  • This is an historical landmark you'll not want to miss in Montgomery, AL. Located across the street from the Capitol building, your curators are waiting just inside ready to help you explore the artifacts and beauty of a time long ago. The tour is free but you'll enjoy it so much that you'll be happy to make a donation before you leave. The grounds as well as the building are well kept for your enjoyment. Knowledgeable staff will share the answer to any questions you may have. And please, make sure you stop by the small gift/souvenir shop and make a purchase. And if you would, please tell Bob we said hello! He's an amazing guide! Groups are welcome but a scheduled visit would be appreciated.
  • Fabulous place to visit. The two gentleman were full of information and a real pleasure to talk with. This is a self guided tour but Larry was awesome and full of information we felt like we just came home. The Home is completely furnished so much to see and learn. Highly recommend. Outstanding !

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