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Sharing the Heart of Europe

By | February 9th, 2016|News|

She moved several times to avoid Adolf Hitler's regime, escaped prison, survived living in a displaced persons camp for two years, immigrated to the U.S. and got married...all by the time she was eighteen! Meet Eva Newman, an incredible woman who volunteers at the First White House of the Confederacy and has hosted more than 55 international officers for Maxwell AFB.

Changing of the Guard

By | November 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|

New Regent of the First White House of the Confederacy. From Mrs. Anne Tidmore, past Regent of the First White House of the Confederacy, Montgomery AL: Dear Friends of the First White House of the Confederacy, The White House [...]

Jefferson Davis’ Birthday big success

By | July 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Jefferson Davis remembered as a 'good guy' Alvin Benn/Special to the Advertiser Montgomery Advertiser 4 June 2015 Jefferson Davis has gotten a "bad rap" in the 150 years since the doomed Confederacy's only president led his separatist country, a retired [...]

Update On First White House of Confederacy

By | July 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|

We are having our usual busy summer at the First White House. We have had lots of visitors including two groups of International Students from Maxwell Air Force Base and people from many different States as well as right here in Montgomery. [...]

S. Waite Rawls visits

By | May 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|

The stately halls of the Alabama Department of Archives building were filled with conversation on Thursday evening May 7th when the White House Association of Alabama entertained their donors and sponsors with their fourth bi-annual fundraiser held to benefit the [...]

Fundraiser Tonight For First White House

By | May 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|

The bi-annual fundraiser reception for the artifacts and relics in the First White House of the Confederacy will be tonight at the Alabama State Archives from 5:30 - 7:30. We are expecting 100 people and refreshments will be served. Our [...]

Regents of the White House Association of Alabama

By | April 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|

There have been six Regents of the White House Association since  its inception in 1900, not counting Mrs. Jefferson Davis who was Queen Regent and remains so in perpetuity. Mrs. Davis's long-time family friend, Mrs. Jesse Drew Beale (Carrie Phelan [...]

Arkansas Proposes Ending R.E. Lee Birthday

By | January 25th, 2015|Uncategorized|

In the Montgomery Advertiser, Thursday, January 22, 2015, I read an article by Norman Merchant of the Associated Press saying that two Arkansas legislators had introduced a bill ending the holiday commemorating the birth of Robert E. Lee. According to [...]

Robert E. Lee Birthday Party Big Success

By | January 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|

Hello readers, I am happy to report that the annual Robert E. Lee birthday celebration at the First White House of the Confederacy, held Monday, January 19, 2015, was a great success! We had a fine crowd, including lots of [...]

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