Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Formerly Market Street
Along this street moved the inaugural parade of Jefferson Davis when he took the oath of office as President of the Confederate States of America February 18, 1861
Dixie was played as a band arrangement for the first time on this occasion.
Erected 1942 by Sophie Bibb Chapter, U.D.C.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 32° 22.651′ N, 86° 18.142′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Dexter Avenue and Decatur Street, on the right when traveling east on Dexter Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Professor John Metcalfe Starke / Starke University School (within shouting distance of this marker); The Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March (within shouting distance of this marker); Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Thousands Protest at the Seat of Government A Nation Divided / Cradle of the Confederacy (about 300 feet away but has been reported missing); Lucien Dunbibben Gardner (about 300 feet away); Clement Clay "Bo" Torbert, Jr. (about 300 feet away); James Edwin Livingston (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 820 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 5, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.