Mobile in Mobile County, Alabama — The American South (South Central)
Erected 2009 by The African-American Heritage Trail of Mobile. (Marker Number 8.)
Location. 30° 41.426′ N, 88° 2.626′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Marker is at the intersection of Conti Street and South Joachim Street, on the right when traveling west on Conti Street. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. On this Spot Woodrow Wilson Said: (a few steps from this marker); Nicola Marschall Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); Saenger Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker); Mobile City Limits (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Portier House (about 400 feet away); Government Street Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away); Le Marquis de Lafayette visited Mobile (about 500 feet away); Cathedral-Basilica of the Immaculate Conception / Archdiocese of Mobile (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobile.
Also see . . .
1. A Slave’s Audacious Bid For Freedom. (Submitted on July 28, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. C-Span video about Turnage book. (Submitted on July 28, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels •
More. Search the internet for Wallace Turnage.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 28, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 512 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 28, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.