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First White House of the Confederacy

644 Washington St, Montgomery, AL 36130-3012
+1 334-242-1861
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Well preserved piece of history

Well maintained piece of confederate history. Free to walk around with a useful self help guide... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
West Sussex, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great for history buffs

If you love history this is a great place to visit. Lots of information on the Confederacy and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Felecia F
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Built in 1835, this was the home of the Confederacy President, Jefferson Davis.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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644 Washington St, Montgomery, AL 36130-3012
+1 334-242-1861

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well maintained piece of confederate history. Free to walk around with a useful self help guide. Lots of relic pieces from the period. The area around this is also worth a walk.

Thank Madster01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love history this is a great place to visit. Lots of information on the Confederacy and Jefferson Davis.

Thank Felecia F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful executive mansion for Confederate President Jefferson Davis and his family when Montgomery was the capital of the Confederate Sates of America. Greek and Italian architectural influences are seen in its exterior. Furnished with beautiful period pieces, art work and artifacts. Tastefully done, historically...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Very nice atmosphere and guides. If you're intestested to US Civil War you must stop here!!! Bob and Evelyn are incredible persons: very nice and avaliable. Please, if you're here, stop here! GLR

Thank rrouge
Reviewed 9 October 2017

This is a lovely home with special southern history. It also has a tiny gift shop and one room of museum type displays but the highlight was the host. He made you feel the very people and time period of this lovely home. I only...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

What a well maintained historic site. Free to the public. It has a lot of collectibles in the relic room, and each room is filled with a wonderful collection of period furnishings. Bob was a warm and welcoming addition, rounding out our visit to make...More

1  Thank mjacostausmc
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

While an evacuee of Hurricane Irma, we toured Jefferson Davis' White House. This home is in downtown Montgomery, Alabama. The volunteers were very knowledgeable of each piece of historical furniture and other pieces of reclaimed significance. Men will enjoy the weapons collection. Women will enjoy...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 20 September 2017

The docent staff were very friendly and informative. All questions were answered in depth. The house is in excellent condition.

1  Thank donbE268TI
Reviewed 20 September 2017

this is a pristine site. and exceedingly important in the vibrant memory of a bygone era of Dixie! i heartily endorse this impressive icon of southern history! the grounds are immaculate, the building is in superb repair and to walk in the footsteps of southern...More

Thank thefogman
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I drove to Alabama due to Hurricane Irma. Now that the actual storm is gone and the weather has cleared we decided to visit Montgomery. We stopped at the First White House of the Confederacy. What a pleasant surprise! This place is...More

1  Thank Hondohasher
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