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White House of the Confederacy

It housed Jefferson Davis and his family several years after it was built in 1818. Now considered a national historic landmark, the tours they offer thoroughly explain the history and lives of the individuals who lived and worked there. The House of the Lost Cause, is one exhibit in particular that goes into great detail about the history of the Confederacy. Located in Richmond, VA, it was viewed as a counterpart to the White House for the Confederacy. The original White House of the Confederacy was located in Montgomery, Alabama. Jefferson Davis moved there in 1844 with his wife and they both lived there until the end of the Civil War. Click here for more information.

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