Historic Markers Across Alabama



Dexter Avenue — Formerly Market Street



Marker ID: UDC 
Location: is at the intersection of Dexter Avenue and Decatur Street, Montgomery, Alabama
County: Montgomery
Coordinates: N 32° 22.651    W 086° 18.142
  32.37751666    -86.30236666
Style: Carved Stone **
Waymark: WMD6H9
 



Text:

Dexter Avenue
Formerly Market Street


This street was named to honor Andrew Dexter one of the founders of Montgomery

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.







End of Dexter Avenue — Formerly Market Street