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First White House of the Confederacy

 
 
First White House of the Confederacy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 1998
1. First White House of the Confederacy Marker
Inscription. Designated Executive Residence by the Provisional Confederate Congress February 21, 1861. President Jefferson Davis and his family lived here until the Confederate Capitol moved to Richmond summer 1861. Built by William Sayre 1832-35 at Bibb and Lee Streets. Moved to present location by the First White House Association and dedicated June 3, 1921.
 
Erected 1978 by First White House Association.
 
Location. 32° 22.582′ N, 86° 17.995′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Avenue and South Union Street, on the right when traveling west on Washington Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 644 Washington Avenue, Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joseph Lister Hill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Flame of Freedom (about 300 feet away); World War I Memorial (about 300 feet away); Alabama Highway Patrol (about 300 feet away); To the Memory of General Marquis De La Fayette (about 400 feet away); James Marion Sims
First White House of the Confederacy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 8, 2011
2. First White House of the Confederacy Marker
(about 500 feet away); John Allan Wyeth (about 500 feet away); United States Flag Raised Over Alabama Capitol (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Montgomery.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. ..see the relationship with marker shown.
 
Also see . . .  First White House of the Confederacy. Encyclopędia Britannica entry (Submitted on May 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, US Civil
 
First White House of the Confederacy Marker image. Click for full size.
3. First White House of the Confederacy Marker
First White House of the Confederacy image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 1, 2010
4. First White House of the Confederacy
Detail of the 'Liberty Cap' frieze on the house.
First White House of the Confederacy image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 1, 2010
5. First White House of the Confederacy
photo of house at its original location at Bibb St. and Lee St.
First White House of the Confederacy image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 1, 2010
6. First White House of the Confederacy
upstairs bedroom (#2)
First White House of the Confederacy image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 1, 2010
7. First White House of the Confederacy
Guest bedroom
Jefferson Davis' children image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 1, 2010
8. Jefferson Davis' children
portrait hanging the back hallway of the house.
First White House of the Confederacy image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 1, 2010
9. First White House of the Confederacy
Main Parlor - chair to the right of the table was used by Jefferson Davis during his incarceration following the war. Front Parlor is to the left and the dining room is to the right.
First White House of the Confederacy image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 1, 2010
10. First White House of the Confederacy
Dining Room
Jefferson Davis Funeral Flag Description image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 8, 2011
11. Jefferson Davis Funeral Flag Description
Description of the flag that draped Jefferson Davis' casket.
Jefferson Davis Funeral Flag image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 8, 2011
12. Jefferson Davis Funeral Flag
The Flag that draped Jefferson Davis' casket.
Alabama State Capitol Building From Top Window image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 8, 2011
13. Alabama State Capitol Building From Top Window
Shows relation of House to Capitol Building
The White House Association plaque image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 1, 2010
14. The White House Association plaque
Located on the left just inside the door of the house.
Fence dedication marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 1, 2010
15. Fence dedication marker
plaque describing the iron fence surrounding the First White House property.
1946 Wrought Iron Fence image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 25, 2013
16. 1946 Wrought Iron Fence
First White House of the Confederacy image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 25, 2013
17. First White House of the Confederacy
1946 Wrought Iron Fence image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 25, 2013
18. 1946 Wrought Iron Fence
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,618 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   2. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.   11, 12, 13. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   14, 15. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.   16, 17, 18. submitted on , by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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