Dexter Avenue Monument
Stone – carved
Formerly Market Street
This street was named to honor
one of the founders of Montgomery
Along this street moved
the inaugural parade
when he took the oath of office
President of the Confederate
States of America
February 18, 1861
was played as a band arrangement
for the first time on this occasion.
Placed by by Sophie Bibb Chapter, U.D.C.
April 26, 1942"
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United Daughters of the Confederacy
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