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Court Square

1 Court Square, Montgomery, AL
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Ranked #23 of 37 attractions in Montgomery
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Historic Walking Areas
Description: Historic area of the Civil Rights Movement.
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Livingston, Alabama
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86 reviews 86 reviews
28 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

My wife and I were visiting from out of town, and decided to set out on foot from the hotel. We came across so many cool and interesting things on our walk. Court Square was no exception. We enjoyed looking at the fountain and reading about the various monuments and plaques in the square. We took lots of photos and... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

This beautiful fountain is around half mile from capitol building. If you are in near to capitol building it is worth to visit. This is having excellent brass details. We like it.

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Montgomery, Alabama
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71 reviews 71 reviews
34 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

The vintage fountain was a watering hole for horses before and during hte Civil War; a wonderful brass fountain now occupies the site with a great view up Dexter Avenue of the State Capitol.

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Montgomery, Alabama
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

Much has been done in recent years to make Court Square and its fountaing more beautiful. The main change was reverting back to a true circle around the round fountan, so there is really no "square" at all. In the cobblestones on the north side (toward Commerce Street) there are two pieces of railroad track that had been paved over... More

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Nashville
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63 reviews 63 reviews
13 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

After visiting some of the museums in town, I learned that at this square slaves were sold. As an African American I found this to be moving. Visit and pay tribute.

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73 reviews 73 reviews
37 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2012 via mobile

To stand in the location in which slaves were sold, Rosa Parks broaded a bus, and the city's heart of commerce was absolutely amazing. You can actually see the state's Capitol building, the Greyhound bus station in which the Freedom Riders came in on, the Riverwalk were slaves came in on was absolutely amazing. All this and more happened in... More

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