The First White House of the Confederacy

The First White House of the Confederacy (HM16ML)

Location: Montgomery, AL 36104 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 22.667', W 86° 18.683'

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On this site stood the First White House of the Confederacy

William Sayre built his townhouse here between 1832 and 1835. On February 21, 1861, the provisional Confederate Congress leased it for the Executive Residence. President Jefferson Davis and his family lived here before the CSA capital moved to Richmond.

The White House Association saved the house, moved it next to the Capitol, restored it, dedicated it as a museum, and gave it to the people of Alabama on June 3, 1921.

Sponsored by the White House Association of Alabama
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HM NumberHM16ML
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Year Placed2012
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 9:05pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 564776 N 3582519
Decimal Degrees32.37778333, -86.31138333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 22.667', W 86° 18.683'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 22' 40.02" N, 86° 18' 40.98" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 269-273 Lee St, Montgomery AL 36104, US
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