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Location: 3727 Highway 119 South
Montevallo, AL 35115
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Hours: Open Mon-Fri 10am - 4pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday except for private events and special public events.
Contact Phone: 205 665-3535
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The American Village

The American Village is a venue so unique, it’s a national treasure. Here in this museum of ideas, visitors step onto the stage of American history with costumed historical interpreters and explore the ideals of American liberty and self-government.

The American VillageHighlights of the 183-acre campus include Washington Hall, inspired by George Washington’s Mount Vernon home; a Colonial Courthouse reminiscent of Williamsburg’s Courthouse of 1770; the President’s House, modeled after the Nation’s Philadelphia “White House;” a full-sized Oval Office; the Lucille Ryals Thompson Colonial Chapel, inspired by Bruton Parish Church of Williamsburg; and Liberty Hall, whose interior is patterned after the East Room of the White House.

Although the facilities play a key role in presenting the ideas and stories of the people and events surrounding America’s founding, the American Village is not about its buildings. It is instead about building in the hearts and minds of students and visitors -- young and old -- a sense of stewardship of what George Washington called “the sacred fire of liberty.”

In addition to student programs, the American Village offers public and group tours, and is a remarkable venue for weddings and private events.

205 665-3535
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Current and Upcoming Events For This Facility

Date Event Title
Buffet line opens at 8:00 a.m. Progran begins at 8:30 a.m.
National Day of Prayer Breakfast at the American Village
This year’s speaker will be James Spann, Chief Meteorologist for Birmingham’s ABC 33/40. James has been a television weather anchor for 32 years. He has received numerous awards, including an Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Thirteen times he has been named Best Weather Anchor in Alabama by the Associated Press.

Many of us are fans and followers of our speaker James Spann and his public service as a meteorologist. What many do not realize is that he has a powerful testimony of God’s love and grace. This is a special time to break bread, enjoy fellowship and offer both prayers of thanksgiving and entreaty for God’s blessings.

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