Reconsidering Confederate Monuments in the First Capitol of the Confederacy: A Digital Event
On November 18, join nationally renowned Civil War historian, educator, and public speaker Kevin Levin (http://cwmemory.com/) as he leads a conversation on Montgomery’s monument landscape. He’ll address the past, present, and future of Confederate memorialization in Alabama’s capital.
This digital talk is hosted by the Landmarks Foundation of Montgomery, and sponsored by the Auburn University Department of History, the University of Alabama Department of History, Tyler Bell, and Sara Philpott.
This event is free to the general public thanks to these generous sponsorships. Participants may request a signed copy of Mr. Levin’s most recent book, Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth for a $75 donation to Landmarks Foundation.
Participants will get a link to attend the talk via email shortly before the talk. The event is from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join us on Saturday, November 14th for Market Day at Old Alabama Town. We will have traditional crafts, music tours, and food trucks. Landmarks Staff will give tours of Old Alabama Town and show off a fresh take. Local makers will be set up for demonstrations and their products will be available for purchase. There will also be kids’ crafts in the Grange Hall and food trucks set up on N. Hull St.
Tours of Old Alabama Town:
Working Women of Old Alabama Town - 10:15am
Ordeman Mitchall Shaw House: Prospectives from the Work Yard - 1:30pm
Tickets can be purchased online or at Lucas Tavern, 310 N. Hull Street on the day of event.
Admission: Adults (12+) $15, Children (12 and under) free (Admission is for all day and tours are available to anyone w/ paid admission)
Wet Willie Featuring Jimmy Hall Friday, April 9, 2021 Old Alabama Town Gates Open 5 p.m.
We’re excited to announce Wet Willie featuring Jimmy Hall for Tavern Fest 2021! Tickets will be on sale in the coming months. Be the first to know about ticket sales and event information by signing up here. Tavern Fest in Old Alabama Town is a street party with music, food and lots of fun! It’s the biggest fundraiser for Landmarks Foundation of Montgomery and we look forward to having you dance in the street with us!