Montgomery is the Capital, and second largest city in Alabama, with a population of over 200,000. The city was the center of the Civil Rights Movement. The city is located roughly between Birmingham and Mobile in Alabama. It is a relatively short drive from both cities and from Tuscaloosa.
Montgomery downtown attractions included the Alabama State Capitol Building, Alabama State House, Old Alabama Town, the first white house of the Confederacy, Civil Rights Memorial, Court Square Fountain, and Montgomery Area Visitor Center. One of the main attractions, and the most important, is the Rosa Parks Museum and Library that is located on the corner of Montgomery St. and Molton Ave., just across from Davis Theater for The Performing Arts. Enjoy the city bus tour to the preserved section of the city called Old Alabama Town.
Among the best known people from Montgomery are:
Nate King Cole, pianist & singer
Martin Luther King, Jr., civil rights activist
Hank Williams, Sr., country singer