The fascination with Montgomery, Alabama begins with its deep rooted history. There are many museums and attractions that keep modern day society reminded of all the past experiences the city of Montgomery has seen.
The Rosa Parks Museum and Children’s Wing in located at the very place she was arrested. The museum resents the history of the Civil Rights Movement and the Montgomery Bus Boycott with presentations, newspaper clippings, and exhibits.
The First White House of the Confederacy is also located in the capital. This is where Jefferson Davis and his family lived temporarily.
Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church is located in the famous downtown Montgomery. In this church Martin Luther King, Jr served as a pastor. The Civil Rights Memorial Center is ready to teach you about the Civil Rights period in American History.
Last, but not least the Alabama State Capitol is located in the heart of Montgomery. This is where Jefferson Davis took the oath of office as president of the Confederacy in 1861. This is also the location where civil rights activists ended the Selma to Montgomery march in 1965. There is so much to learn about the history of events that took place in The Historic Capital of Alabama.