Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
United States Flag Raised Over Alabama Capitol
Apr. 12, 1865
Erected 1996 by Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce, Historical Society Preservation and Promotion Foundation Alabama Historical Society.
Location. 32° 22.64′ N, 86° 18.069′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of South Bainbridge Street and Dexter Avenue, on the right when traveling north on South Bainbridge Street. Click for map. West grounds of Alabama State Capitol Building. Marker is at or near this postal address: South Bainbridge Street, Montgomery AL 36131, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance Black Members of the Alabama Legislature Who Served During The Reconstruction Period of 1868-1879 (a few steps from this marker); James Marion Sims (within shouting distance of this marker); John Allan Wyeth (within shouting distance of this marker); A Nation Divided / Cradle of the Confederacy (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); Thousands Protest at the Seat of Government (within shouting distance of this marker); To the Memory of General Marquis De La Fayette (within shouting distance of this marker); Selma-to-Montgomery March (within shouting distance of this marker); Jefferson Davis (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Montgomery.
Also see . . . State Capital National Historic Landmark. The Alabama State Capital was also the first capital of the Confederacy, thus bearing witness to the beginning and, to an extent, the end of the rebellion. (Submitted on December 17, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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