Mobile in Mobile County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Tristan de Luna y Arellano
Settling on Pensacola Bay, Luna divided his forces to move inland and by the way of the Mobile and Alabama Rivers into what is today south Alabama. Due to a hurricane, misfortune, and famine the colonization effort failed.
Tristan de Luna y Arellano died in Mexico.
Daughters of the American Revolution and dedicated on its 75th
anniversary, May 11, 2019
Erected 2019 by Tristan de Luna Chapter National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution and the Alabama Historical Association.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration • Hispanic Americans Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list.
Location. 30° 40.949′ N, 88° 0.908′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Marker can be reached from Battleship Parkway (U.S. 98) 0.7 miles south of Interstate 10, on the right when traveling east. Marker is in USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2703 Battleship Pkwy, 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. 6-Pounder Saluting Gun (a few steps from this marker); Horace O. Davis (within shouting distance of this marker); T-55 Main Battle Tank (within shouting distance of this marker); M60A1 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); M26 Pershing (about 300 feet away); M42 Duster (about 300 feet away); United States Ship Alabama (BB-60) (about 300 feet away); B-52D "Stratofortress" (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobile.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 405 times since then and 85 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.