First White House of the Confederacy, Montgomery

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  • August 14, 2017
    Really enjoyed this tour. My hubby & I are trying to go to all the Confederate history places we can before they are all gone. Robert was wonderful and Gave us some information that wasn't on the self...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    Nice stop; greeted warmly upon entering and even offered refreshments on our FREE tour! The self-guided tour is a little dull as it mostly mentions period pieces and who they were donated from for inc...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    Saw this in google maps so had a look , free entry which is always a surprise and Robert the guy in the house was fantastic . He gave us a history lesson and brought us free bottles of cold water. Not...  more »
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  • June 11, 2017
    Great free little museum.. Take the time to stop. :) the staff is very friendly... Gave my daughter's a free fan with our purchase of a post card. :) but man, he sure likes to talk. We couldn't get away from him. Lol. It is a self guided tour, but we were never alone... He followed us... And gave us the history of EVERYTHING!
  • June 27, 2017
    Because we arrived after hours, we assumed we could only photograph from outside. After a few minutes of photographing every angle we could to drink in from the outdoors, we took a chance and approached the door. When it opened, we were not only greeted, but warmly welcomed and invited inside. Most places from our experience would have had their foot in the door and we'd be turned away if we arrived slightly late, so it was very refreshing! Bob was very friendly and warm and made us feel right at home as if we were family. We were offered bottled water and we were not pressured to scurry through due to closing time by any means. Instead, we were encouraged to explore at our own pace and take in this unique experience. The First White House of the Confederacy was clean, well maintained, and very informative. The relics and pieces from the period were exquisite, and we were encouraged to take as many photographs and videos as we pleased. Having been raised in the north, I had chosen to purchase a postcard with a cotton field on the face as I'd never seen a cotton field before. When Bob learned this, he went to a back room and came out with a small bundle of cotton for me to take home! He was very generous in numerous ways and I felt sad to wave goodbye. It was a cheerful and memorable experience, and we urge everyone to visit and support this historic place. Also, although history can be found to be dark or light, history should be preserved. Every country, civilization, and race has had 'bad' history. We need to learn from it. By taking care, the good, the bad, and the ugly are not brushed under a rug. It is important to revisit and understand the process and progress we as human beings have/haven't made, and reflect on these.
  • June 4, 2017
    Great place. I would like to reply to the user Warren Jones's comment, "I cannot bring myself to respect this place for the evil it represents." For one matter, anyone with common sense would know that the Confederacy did not represent slavery, although it was something big in its economy.
  • June 21, 2017
    Super friendly and knowledgeable staff here. Cool displays and relics. Definitely worth a stop if you're in town.
  • July 3, 2017
    Docent was amazing. Very friendly and knowledgeable. I will.be going again.

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