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Mobile in Mobile County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mobile City Limits

 

1711

 
Mobile City Limits Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
1. Mobile City Limits Marker
Inscription. At this point the northwest limits of French Mobile faded into the dense forest which surrounded the city in 1711 and many years thereafter. An 1815 map shows the forest reaching Joachim Street, one block west.
 
Erected by Christopher Branch Chapter, Colonial Dames XVII Century.
 
Location. 30° 41.615′ N, 88° 2.626′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Marker is on North Conception Street 0.1 miles north of St Michael Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is mounted to outside wall of parking garage. Marker is at or near this postal address: 109 North Conception Street, Mobile AL 36603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Salvation Army in Mobile (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville (about 400 feet away); Merchants National Bank Building (about 600 feet away); John Forbes & Co. (about 600 feet away); Site of Sixth Mobile Theatre (about 700 feet away); Old Slave Markets (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Mobile City Limits (about 700 feet away); The Slave Market (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Mobile.
 
Related markers.
View of marker across Conception Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
2. View of marker across Conception Street.
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
Looking north on North Conception Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
3. Looking north on North Conception Street.
Looking south on Conception Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
4. Looking south on Conception Street.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 171 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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