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Address: 1 Court Sq, Montgomery, AL 36104-3544
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Historic area of the Civil Rights Movement.

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This is a must see

To stand where slaves were sold, civil rights marches occurred and history was made is a great way to feel a part of American history.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 August 2016
danrosebaugh
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DeLand, Florida, United States
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DeLand, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

To stand where slaves were sold, civil rights marches occurred and history was made is a great way to feel a part of American history.

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Alabama
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

This is a beautiful Gothic fountain, but there's not much going on. Traffic whizzes by, but there's crosswalks so you're safe as a pedestrian, no worries. Check it out if you have a chance.

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Thank Ebrashley
Montgomery, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

This fountain is a staple in downtown Montgomery. I always love seeing it whether I;m driving or walking by

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Livingston, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2014

My wife and I were visiting from out of town, and decided to set out on foot from the hotel. We came across so many cool and interesting things on our walk. Court Square was no exception. We enjoyed looking at the fountain and reading about the various monuments and plaques in the square. We took lots of photos and... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2014

This beautiful fountain is around half mile from capitol building. If you are in near to capitol building it is worth to visit. This is having excellent brass details. We like it.

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Montgomery, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2012

The vintage fountain was a watering hole for horses before and during hte Civil War; a wonderful brass fountain now occupies the site with a great view up Dexter Avenue of the State Capitol.

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Montgomery, Alabama
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2012

Much has been done in recent years to make Court Square and its fountaing more beautiful. The main change was reverting back to a true circle around the round fountan, so there is really no "square" at all. In the cobblestones on the north side (toward Commerce Street) there are two pieces of railroad track that had been paved over... More 

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Thank Thornton C
Nashville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2012

After visiting some of the museums in town, I learned that at this square slaves were sold. As an African American I found this to be moving. Visit and pay tribute.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2012

To stand in the location in which slaves were sold, Rosa Parks broaded a bus, and the city's heart of commerce was absolutely amazing. You can actually see the state's Capitol building, the Greyhound bus station in which the Freedom Riders came in on, the Riverwalk were slaves came in on was absolutely amazing. All this and more happened in... More 

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