Capitol Building on fire, 1849

Artist: Kassidey Mitchell
School: Wetumpka Intermediate

"Capitol Building on fire, 1849"

1849 December 14: On the thirtieth anniversary of statehood the capitol in Montgomery is destroyed by fire. Construction of new capitol completed in 1851.

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Created: October 10, 2007
Alabama Department of Archives & History
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Montgomery, Alabama 36130-0100
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