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First White House of the Confederacy
Ranked #4 of 73 things to do in Montgomery
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Built in 1835, this was the home of the Confederacy President, Jefferson Davis.
Reviewed 25 November 2013

We went one afternoon after having lunch in the alley. I've lived in Montgomery for 40 years and never been here before! The story of the preservation of the house was really interesting. The tour guides were entertaining and knew a lot about the history of the house and it's previous residents. I can't remember what the admission was, but it couldn't have been more than a few dollars per person. It was great!

Thank Angie J
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Reviewed 13 November 2013

The tour guide was very informative and spent lots of time answering questions since we were the only ones in there. If you like southern history, this is a must see!

2  Thank Alsabrook
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Reviewed 13 November 2013

Montgomery is filled with a rich fleet of historical nooks--if you have several days there, stop by the White House for a few minutes to see the original furniture. Otherwise, devote your time to learning about and honoring this man's victims instead.

3  Thank centralfloridawhat
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Reviewed 3 September 2013

My wife and I enjoyed this quaint little place. I guess back then it was a huge house, but not by today's standards. There is no admission charge, but we had to put $10 or so in their donation bin. That amount was well worth the self guided tour.

1  Thank tomstein11
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Reviewed 22 August 2013

The history of this building, the CSA and Jefferson Davis were fascinating and very well-presented. The guide, Mr. Henry, welcomed us warmly to the house and enthusiastically showed us all the details we might have missed. He was thrilled talk to us about the building, which really added to the experience.

Definitely stop by if you're interested in history. A great way to spend an hour or so!

1  Thank Trompetista89
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