Mobile in Mobile County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Crown & Scepter of Isabel
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Colonial Era • Exploration • Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1967.
Location. 30° 41.291′ N, 88° 2.752′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Marker can be reached from Government Street (U.S. 90) just east of South Hamilton Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker and sculpture are located along the walkway near the center of Spanish Plaza Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 Government 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. Isabel La Catolica (here, next to this marker); Mobile's Spanish Fountain (a few steps from Our Spanish Heritage (within shouting distance of this marker); The Little Colt (within shouting distance of this marker); Hernando de Soto (within shouting distance of this marker); 400 Government Street 1860 (within shouting distance of this marker); Barton Academy (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Le Marquis de Lafayette visited Mobile (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobile.
Also see . . . Isabella I of Castile (Wikipedia). Isabella and Ferdinand are known for supporting and financing Christopher Columbus's 1492 voyage that led to the discovery of the New World and to the establishment of Spain as a major power in Europe and much of the world for more than a century. Isabella officially withdrew from governmental affairs on 14 September 1504 and she died that same year on 26 November at the Medina del Campo Royal Palace. She is entombed in Granada in the Capilla Real. The museum next to the Capilla Real holds her crown and scepter. (Submitted on August 4, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 174 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 4, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.