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

Old Slave Markets

 
 
Slave Markets Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
1. Slave Markets Marker
Inscription.
On This Site Stood
One Of The Old
Slave Markets

Last cargo of slaves
arrived
on the Schooner Clotilde
in August of 1859.

 
Erected 1959 by the Historic Mobile Preservation Society.
 
Location. 30° 41.683′ N, 88° 2.523′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Marker is at the intersection of St Louis Street and North Royal Street, on the right when traveling west on St Louis Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 121 North Royal Street, Mobile AL 36602, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Slave Market (within shouting distance of this marker); Mobile City Limits (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Sixth Mobile Theatre (about 300 feet away); McGowin-Lyons (about 500 feet away); John Forbes & Co. (about 600 feet away); Merchants National Bank Building (about 600 feet away); Joe Cain (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Mobile City Limits (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobile.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
Remnants of the Slave Ship Clotilda image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
2. Remnants of the Slave Ship Clotilda

1. Loyola University paper on slavery in Mobile. Unlocking the Closet of Secrets: Slavery in the City of Mobile, Alabama (Submitted on July 27, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.) 

2. Clotilda (Slave Ship) (Blackpast.org). (Submitted on July 27, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. African AmericansIndustry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
Wide view of marker on Alabama Power wall. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
3. Wide view of marker on Alabama Power wall.
View east on St Louis Street towards Mobile River docks. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
4. View east on St Louis Street towards Mobile River docks.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 263 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 27, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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