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First White House of the Confederacy

644 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36104, USA

Built in 1835, this house was used by the provisional government of Confederate president Jefferson Davis and his family from February until May 1861. Many personal items of the President and Mrs. Davis are in the house, along with authentic furnishing from that period.


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From I-85 take Union Street exit; go 4 blocks to Washington Street and turn left. Look for first house on the left.

Visitor Services

Public rest rooms, information, handicapped access, museum, parking

Regular Events

January: Robert E. Lee's birthday celebration, April: Confederate Memorial Day, June: Jefferson Davis's birthday party.

Available Interpretation

Guided and self-guided tours

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Monday-Friday: 8:00AM - 4:30PM Saturday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM



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