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

Dave Patton

(1879-1927)

 
 
Dave Patton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 10, 2017
1. Dave Patton Marker
Inscription.  Patton began his hauling business with two mules and grew to become a prominent real estate entrepreneur and contractor, building many area roads and schools. Patton purchased this site in 1900. According to oral tradition, he commissioned architect George Rogers to construct this Mediterranean style home. It presently serves as the parsonage for Stewart Memorial C.M.E. Church.
 
Erected by the African-American Heritage Trail of Mobile. (Marker Number 14.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansArchitectureChurches & ReligionRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Christian Methodist Episcopal (CME) Church ⛪ series list.
 
Location. 30° 41.964′ N, 88° 3.804′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Marker is at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue and Hickory Street, on the right when traveling west on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near
Dave Patton House & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 10, 2017
2. Dave Patton House & Marker
The Stewart Memorial C.M.E. Church is located next door to the west.
this postal address: 1252 Martin Luther King Jr Avenue, Mobile AL 36603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. James A. Franklin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dunbar/Central High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Christopher First Johnson House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vernon Z. Crawford Law Firm (approx. 0.4 miles away); Caldwell Field (approx. half a mile away); Caldwell School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Michael Donald (approx. 0.6 miles away); Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobile.
 
Regarding Dave Patton. Dave Patton laid the foundations in Mobile for buildings such as Murphy High School, Lyon’s Park, Saenger Theatre, and the Alabama State Docks.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the Dave Patton house. (Submitted on December 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2017. It was originally submitted on December 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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