in Montgomery, AL
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First White House of the Confederacy
644 Washington Ave
Montgomery, AL 36130 Directions
The two of you have a history, to be sure. A great romantic date idea is to explore some of the area's most historically packed places that will surely give you a different perspective. One such place is the First White House of the Confederacy. Originally occupied by Jefferson Davis and his family in the early days of the War Between the States, this impressive structure was originally built in the 1830s. See breathtaking parlors, bedrooms, furniture and personal effects that all help to paint a truly unforgettable portrait of the past.
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts
1 Museum Dr
Montgomery, AL 36117 Directions
The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts is one of the oldest museums in the state of Alabama. With that distinction comes the facility's equally impressive collection of American paintings and sculpture. You'll also find an equally notable collection of Old Master prints, southern regional art, as well as several pieces of eye-catching decorative arts. There are also several traveling exhibits and attractions that add to the overall scope of the work that is presented here. Additionally, the museum is situated on beautiful grounds, adjacent to an inviting lake; so after you take in the fine artwork inside, enjoy some natural beauty during your visit, too.
The Fitzgerald Museum
919 Felder Ave
Montgomery, AL 36106 Directions
The Great Gatsby is considered one of the most essential works of American literature. Its author, F. Scott Fitzgerald, was an equally interesting figure who made his home in Montgomery. Get a detailed look at his life and work when you visit the Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum. This structure was once rented by the famous author and his wife in the early thirties. The home's historical significance is augmented by a highly detailed restoration that includes various items that once belonged to the Fitzgeralds.
The Hank Williams Museum
118 Commerce St
Montgomery, AL 36104 Directions
Hank Williams was an unmistakeable forefather of country music, and his creations and legacy are celebrated to great effect in the Hank Williams Museum. Williams is linked to Montgomery as he won his first talent show here at the Empire Theatre and also gave his last performance here just three days before his death. The museum attraction features an amazing collection of memorabilia and mementos that tell the story of the life and work of this true musical legend.