Cultural Crossroads XVIII: OLD FEDERAL ROAD Saturday, February 9, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Alabama Department of Archives & History Free and Paid Admission Landmarks Foundation of Montgomery and the Alabama Department of Archives and History, with support from the Alabama Humanities Foundation, invite you to the eighteenth symposium in the Cultural Crossroads series. Join us on this journey as we study the Old Federal Road and its fascinating history. Speakers include Dr. Kathryn H. Braund, Dr. Angela Pulley Hudson, Raven Christopher, Mark Dauber, Collier Neeley, Dr. Gregory A. Waselkov, and Carole King. Topics are “Slavery and the Federal Road,” “Thirty-Five Years on the Road,” “Mary Ann Neeley, Lucas Tavern and the Power of Ideas,” “The Road that led to Destruction: The Federal Road and the Creek Indian Nation,” “Trails and Traces across Colonial America: The Old Federal Road and Its Predecessors,” and “Mapping the Old Federal Road.”
The event concludes with a special reception and visit to Lucas Tavern in Old Alabama Town. Lucas Tavern was originally located on the Old Federal Road.
For a registration form to complete and mail in, click here.
Renovators Open House
Renovators Open House 31 January 2019, 5:30 pm - 7 pm
447 South Goldthwaite Street
Free Admission for Landmarks members
Cottage Hill Historic District is the site of our 2019 kickoff of Landmarks Renovators Open House. April and Justin Hampton are opening their doors to our members to see the work they’ve done on their home. Built about 1900, the Hamptons used original materials and period fixtures, plus period furniture in an innovative way to make it their own. This event is a another benefit to Landmarks Foundation of Montgomery membership. To join, click here.
Special thanks to our sponsors: Crosby Electric, Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation, Montgomery Antiques & Interiors, Standard/Taylor Inc., and Whirley Construction Group, LLC.
Second Saturdays and New Hours
In 2019, Old Alabama Town will be open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. (last tour ticket sold at 3 p.m.) We will be open only the second Saturday of each month but with free admission. Second Saturday hours will be 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Second Saturdays bring special programs for the whole family including crafts, music, lectures, and more! Be sure to check our website for details about these special Saturdays. We will be closed all federal holidays.