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First White House of the Confederacy

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Address: 644 Washington St, Montgomery, AL 36130-3012
Phone Number: 334-242-1861
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Built in 1835, this was the home of the Confederacy President, Jefferson...

Built in 1835, this was the home of the Confederacy President, Jefferson Davis.

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Interesting part of our past history

I have been to Montgomery twice and visited this location both times. Go back in time to a fascinating period in our history. The house is lad en with historical artifacts. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Delray Beach
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been to Montgomery twice and visited this location both times. Go back in time to a fascinating period in our history. The house is lad en with historical artifacts. The tour is self guided, and is labeled Appropriately for easy reference. There is no charge, but be sure to leave a donation to support the facility. I will... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The house was interesting. The best part was the employees. Very fun and full of interesting information. They really enjoy their jobs!

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Thank Denise K
DeLand, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love American History and this place is extremely economically price. It offers a look back in American history.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The emphasis was on the artifacts and who came them to the Davises. A lot of the historical context was missing. It is a free museum and close to a number of the other main sights in Montgomery and can be seen at your own pace, which were positives. The artifacts were nicely presented but some of the historical importance... More 

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Thank Jerry B
Bay City, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The guide was very informative and answered all the questions the kids had. Beautiful rooms and historical artifacts were awesome!

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Reno, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the stops that you can relax and think back to what years ago live was like. Plush furniture different styles of clothes and living conditions. The host was very friendly and informative it is a definite stop and cost was nothing. A plus us capital is right across the street.

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our way to Pensacola and wanted to check it out. It's FREE museum so why not. Very informative and entertaining if you like history like us.

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The home of Jefferson Davis is pretty well kept. you can see all the rooms, from behind ropes of course. There are about 8 rooms altogether and it only took us about 40 minutes to see what could be seen. If you like old architecture and Southern history - this is a must stop for you.

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Thank jrundles
Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This home filled with period furnishings and artifacts was lovely and well-maintained. However, my conversation with the docents is what made the tour worthwhile as they augmented the information in the printed tour book visitors can borrow while touring. One interesting fact (that I did not know) is that the current location of the house is not the original location.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A very interesting place with very friendly staff. The house was furnished with pieces from the period and contained many historical pieces.

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