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Jefferson Davis Star-Montgomery, Alabama
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member strummin_along
N 32° 22.661 W 086° 18.042
16S E 565781 N 3582515
Quick Description: Jefferson Davis was sworn in as President of the Confederate States of America while standing on this spot.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 11/20/2011 7:09:31 PM
Waymark Code: WMD59M
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Turtle3863
Views: 9

Long Description:
In February of 1861 delegates from the seven seceded states met in the senate chambers of the Alabama state capitol building to form a new government. On Febrary 18, 1861 Jefferson Davis was inaugarated President of the C.S.A on the steps of the capitol building. This bronze star marks the spot where he stood.

The inscription reads:

Place by Sophie Bibb Chapter Daughters of the Confederacy on the spot where Jefferson Davis stood when inaugurated President of the C.S.A Feb. 18, 1861
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