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

Site of Old Mobile

 
 
Site of Old Mobile Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 4, 2103
1. Site of Old Mobile Marker
Inscription. (English)
Site of
Old Mobile
Fort Louis de la Louisiane
Founded 1702 by
Pierre Le Moyne d’Iberville
Under orders of Louis XIV
First Capital of French Louisiana
1702-1711
(French)
Site de
Vieux Mobile
Fort Louis de la Louisiane Premiere
Capitale de la Louisiane Francaise
1702-1711
Fondee par
Pierre Le Moyne d’Iberville
par ordre de Louis XIV, Roi de France

 
Erected 2001 by Christopher Branch Chapter, Mobile, Alabama, National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century.
 
Location. 30° 57.446′ N, 88° 1.609′ W. Marker is near Creola, Alabama, in Mobile County. Marker is on U.S. 43 ¼ mile north of Richie Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12950 U.S. Hwy 43, Axis AL 36505, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mt. Vernon Federal Highway (approx. 8.9 miles away); Fort Stoddert (approx. 8.9 miles away); Mt. Vernon Arsenal and Barracks/Searcy Hospital (approx. 9 miles away); Baldwin County WWI Monument
Site of Old Mobile Marker (Reverse) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 4, 2013
2. Site of Old Mobile Marker (Reverse)
(approx. 9.4 miles away); The Society War of 1812 in the State of Alabama (approx. 9.4 miles away); Sea Coast Mortar (approx. 9.4 miles away); First Creek War (approx. 9.4 miles away); Baldwin County World War II Memorial (approx. 9.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraForts, CastlesSettlements & Settlers
 
Marker area. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 4, 2013
3. Marker area.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 794 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 5, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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