“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Mobile in Mobile County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)

The Shepard House

The Shepard House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, December 17, 2019
1. The Shepard House Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1897 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places this Queen Anne was designed by George Franklin Barber and chosen from his catalog by the C.M. Shepard family. Major components were manufactured in Knoxville, Tennessee, and delivered on 13 railroad cars to Mobile. The Kate Shepard School of Mobile is named after Shepard's daughter, Kate, who held a private boarding and day school here from 1910 till 1952. Kate's Great Uncles were John J. McRae, Governor of Mississippi, 1854-1857, and Colin J. McRae, Chief Financial Officer of the Confederate States of America.
Erected by Historic Mobile Preservation Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1897.
Location. 30° 41.052′ N, 88° 4.448′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Marker is at the intersection of Monterey Place and South Catherine Street, on the right when traveling west on Monterey Place. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1552 Monterey Place, Mobile AL 36604, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
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of this marker. Grace Lutheran Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Memorial Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); Trinity Episcopal Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Springhill Avenue Temple Congregation (approx. ¾ mile away); Magnolia Cemetery (approx. ¾ mile away); Michael Donald (approx. 0.8 miles away); Oakleigh (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Mitchell Home (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobile.
The Shepard House and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, December 17, 2019
2. The Shepard House and Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 216 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 3, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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