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Large fountain in the middle of the city.

Site of the former slave markets, this fountain provides a central point for streets of Montgomery... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
MWK51
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Hudson, Ohio
Very historical!

This square is alive with history. The telegram order to start the bombardment of Fort Sumter was... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
bobca1947
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Historic area of the Civil Rights Movement.
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1 Court Sq, Montgomery, AL 36104-3544

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Site of the former slave markets, this fountain provides a central point for streets of Montgomery and a beautiful view up the hill to the Capital

Thank MWK51
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This square is alive with history. The telegram order to start the bombardment of Fort Sumter was sent from a building on the square. Rosa Parks boarded her famous bus ride from this square. You can see the State Capital from this square.

Thank bobca1947
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Learning the history of Montgomery, this is actually the historical landmark of a slave auction block. Was very sobering.

Thank SYoung2017
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The Fountain, ( the Square) , is a historic landmark of Montgomery. It indicated the hub of industry and market , for decades as the focal point of Commerce Street. The fountain remains a work of art, and a meeting place for various activities down...More

Thank West M
Reviewed 24 December 2016

The square in the center of Montgomery is a microcosm of the history of the south. At the center of the square is a fountain, which had, before the Civil War, was the location of the slave auctions in Montgomery. As you look up the...More

Thank Sfgallagher
Reviewed 11 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.

Thank danrosebaugh
Reviewed 27 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.

Thank Ebrashley
Reviewed 26 October 2015

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

Thank Holly I
Reviewed 26 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...More

Thank Coach_Atkinson
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.

Thank N-Agarwal
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