in Montgomery, AL
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Alabama State Capitol
600 Dexter Ave
Montgomery, AL 36104 Directions
Embark on an historical journey when you pay a visit to the Alabama State Capitol. This structure was built in 1851 and was both the state Capitol and the Capitol of the Confederacy during the American Civil War in 1861. There are several exhibits and attractions that underscore the vital role that Alabama played in the history of the United States.
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.
Harriot II Riverboat
200 Coosa St
Montgomery, AL 36104 Directions
Take a relaxing tour of some of Montgomery's natural beauty when you get on board the Harriot II Riverboat. Cruise along the Alabama River for either an afternoon or evening cruise and enjoy the sights, sounds, and tastes of an unforgettable journey. The views are spectacular along the surface of the calm river waters as you enjoy a great meal and listen to excellent live musical entertainment that provides the perfect soundtrack for your trip.
Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Factory
700 Hyundai Blvd
Montgomery, AL 36105 Directions
Despite the economy's effect on the auto industry, Montgomery's commercial fortunes remain bright due to the fact the Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Factory makes its home here. The company offers a highly interesting tour if their facility. Learn firsthand about how cars are made, but be prepared to be surprised at some of the methods of operation. This is truly a cutting-edge operation that utilizes both robots and people working together as cars are assembled. The tours are offered daily.
Martin Luther King Home
450 Auburn Ave
Montgomery, AL 30312 Directions
The minute you set foot inside the Martin Luther King home, you can feel the sense of historical significance. This unassuming house was home to Dr. King and his family and most assuredly the site of many highly dramatic and tension-filled moments. When you walk in, you enter the gift shop and then begin by seeing a video of King and other significant figures of the Civil Rights Movement. Your tour guide will be happy to answer any questions you may have along the way.
Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
7001 US Highway 80
Hayneville, AL 36040 Directions
Retrace the steps of some of our nation's bravest and most fervent believers in equal rights when you find your way on the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail. This trail was indeed blazed by those seeking equal voting rights as well as other civil rights issues. The trail was established by Congress in 1996 to commemorate the people, events and route of the 1965 Voting Rights march in Alabama. While you can drive the historic route from Selma to Montgomery, make sure you stop into the Selma Interpretive Center that offers a Martin Luther King, Jr. Street Walking Tour.
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.
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