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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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Alabama State University’s Levi Watkins Learning Center (LWLC) is featuring a new exhibit titled "Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Alabama State University Connection." On display on the first floor of the LWLC until September 2016, the three-panel exhibit explores King’s 1954 arrival in Montgomery, his role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and his ascendancy as a key spokesman for the burgeoning

May 19 Archives to Host Echoes & Reflections

November 10 The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts Hosts an Artful Opening Just in Time for the Holida

November 10 The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts Hosts an Artful Opening Just in Time for the Holida

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TRANSPORTATION SENSATION…sightseeing around downtown is easier than ever. You can hop on the trolley, take a horse-drawn carriage tour at night or a pedicab ride.

THE COOLEST WAY TO HAVE FUN INSIDE…inside Eastdale Mall’s Ice Palace you can ice-skate year round.

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.