Mobile in Mobile County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Here stood the home of Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, soldier of fortune under Louis XIV. Founder of Detroit, 1701; prominent person-age in Canada until 1710. He lived here during his residence in Mobile (1713-1717) as Royal Governor of Louisiana.
Erected by the Historic Mobile Preservation Society.
Location. 30° 41.474′ N, 88° 2.455′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Marker is on Conti Street 0.1 miles west of South Royal Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. On the south side wall of 28 Royal Street, diagonally across from the Hampton Inn hotel check-in driveway. Marker is at or near this postal address: 28 South Royal Street, Mobile AL 36602, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Admiral Raphael Semmes, CSA (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of the Battle of Mobile Bay (about 400 feet away); Mobile's First Mardi Gras Parade (about 500 feet away); 10" Rifled Sea Coast Columbiad (about 500 To Jean Baptiste LeMoyne (about 500 feet away); Office of Dr. Henry S. LeVert, 1804-1864. (about 600 feet away); The Mobile Bar Association (about 600 feet away); City Hall (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobile.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on Cadillac. (Submitted on July 27, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 310 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 27, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.