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  • AN Act of courage in Montgomery Sparked a National Movement... Montgomery is home to Mrs. Rosa McCauley Parks. Rosa Parks became a Civil Rights pioneer in Montgomery by courageously taking a stand and not giving up her seat which sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum and Library is a tribute to that memorable movement.
  • Paddles Up!…the Montgomery Dragon Boat Festival was the first in Alabama and is now the largest Dragon Boat Festival east of the Mississippi and one of the largest attended festivals in the River Region.

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It’s almost opening day and Brewbaker Motors is ready to help you gear up for the season. We are proud to be the exclusive automotive sponsor of the 23rd annual Buckmasters Expo.

July 19 Blues, Brews & BBQ Benefit for Make-A-Wish® Alabama

July 18 Enjoy Full Summer Bloom and A Taste of the Olympics

July 14 Montgomery Zoo Holds Contest to Name Pygmy Hippo Calf

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MONTGOMERY LIGHTNING ROUTE FIRST STREETCAR IN U.S. … San Francisco didn't have the very first electric streetcar system. Montgomery was the first city to incorporate the system into its local travel in 1886. 

JET SKI CHAMPIONSHIP SPREE…the country’s best Watercross defenders competed here in Montgomery on the Alabama River for the title of U.S. Open of Watercross Champ.

BASEBALL AND BISCUITS… The Montgomery Biscuits, the AA team behind the Tampa Bay Rays, play at Riverwalk Stadium in downtown Montgomery. The stadium has been among the top 25 coolest minor league baseball stadiums in the country. And the stadium is listed on Man vs. Food for the top 5 baseball stadium foods in the U.S. – the chicken biscuit with Alaga Syrup.