Historic Markers Across Alabama

First White House of the Confederacy

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Location: on Washington Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama
County: Montgomery
Coordinates: N 32° 22.592    W 086° 18.025
  32.37653333    -86.30041666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


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.

End of First White House of the Confederacy