American Village Citizenship Trust

3727 Highway 119
Montevallo, AL 35115



Founded in 1995, the American Village serves the Nation as an educational institution whose mission is to strengthen and renew the foundations of American liberty and self-government by engaging and inspiring citizens, leaders and stewards.

Our Goals:

mission: TeachingTeaching Youth America’s Legacy of Liberty

The American Village builds good citizens on the cornerstone of liberty.

The American Village is a nationally-pioneering classroom and American history and civics education center that engages and inspires 35,000-40,000 students annually from Alabama and Southeastern states in experience-based academic programs related to American history, civics and government.

Students “step into history” and discover the power and drama of America’s journey for independence, liberty, and self-government.

The American Village is embarked on a journey to expand the number of students served on-campus to 100,000 each year, drawing school and youth groups from throughout the Nation.

On the cornerstone of liberty, the American Village educates and inspires young people to:

    * Know America’s history — the stories of our country’s legacy of liberty and those in every generation who have secured it
    * Cherish the ideals of liberty — the founding principles on which our Nation, the Constitution, institutions of American self-government, and our civic responsibilities are based
    * Serve our country as good citizens and leaders — all as stewards of liberty

Featuring reconstructed colonial era buildings and costumed historical interpreters, this park commemorates the history of the nation’s beginnings. The 113-acre attraction includes the Washington Hall, patterned after George Washington’s Mount Vernon, a colonial courthouse and the President’s Oval Office. The village is located about 15 miles south of Birmingham in Montevallo

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