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Exterior view of the Confederacy’s first White House in Montgomery, Alabama
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The Confederacy’s first White House in Montgomery was used for only three months during the American Civil War – February to May 1861. Today, visit it for free.

Photo: Art Meripol

The F. Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald Museum, located in their former home in Montgomery, Alabama
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Zelda Fitzgerald, wife of American author F. Scott Fitzgerald, was a Montgomery native and met her future husband here in 1918.

Photo: Art Meripol

Replica Wright Flyer in Montgomery, Alabama
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Montgomery was home to the first U.S. flight school, established by Orville and Wilbur Wright in 1910. It’s now Maxwell Air Force Base.

Photo: Chris Granger

Tulips and a replica of the Temple of Hera ruins found at Jasmine Hill Gardens and Outdoor Museum in Montgomery
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Performance during Broadway Under the Stars by the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra
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Julie Bennett

Event

Broadway Under the Stars

September

Holiday lights at the Montgomery Zoo during the Christmas Lights Festival
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Montgomery Zoo

Event

Christmas Lights Festival

December

Interior view of the Hank Williams Museum in Montgomery, Alabama
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Art Meripol
Some of the animals at the Montgomery Zoo in Alabama
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Montgomery Zoo

Event

Zoo Weekend

March

Calf roping during the Southeast Livestock Exposition Rodeo in Montgomery, Alabama
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Carol M. Highsmith
Re-enactors dressed in period costume during the Selma Pilgrimage tour of historic homes in Alabama
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Meg McKinney
Dressed as a pepper for the Alabama River Chili Cookoff in Selma
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Selma Dallas County Chamber
A pile of boiled crawfish and sides during the Central Alabama Crawfish Festival
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Selma Dallas County Chamber
Ordering tacos from a food truck during the Taco Libre event in Montgomery, Alabama
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Michelle Consuegra

Event

Taco Libre

May

Official Montgomery and Selma Travel Sites

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