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First White House of the Confederacy


category : Historic Homes
1835 Italianate-style house was home to President and Mrs. Jefferson Davis while capitol of Confederacy was in Montgomery. Home completely furnished with period pieces from 1850s and 1860.


Admission: Free
Hours: Open M-F 8-4:30.
Address: 644 Washington Ave.

Phone: 334-242-1861

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