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

Dr. H. Roger Williams

(1869-1929)

 
 
Dr. H. Roger Williams Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
1. Dr. H. Roger Williams Marker
Inscription. Dr. Williams opened one of the early African-American drugstores- Live and Let Live on this site in 1901. Born on a sugar plantation in Louisiana, he graduated from Meharry Medical School in 1900 and was the second black physician to practice medicine in Mobile. He served as president of numerous medical and civic associations including the General Chairman of the Mobile Emancipation Association. He was a published writer and poet.
 
Erected by The African-American Heritage Trail of Mobile. (Marker Number 32.)
 
Location. 30° 41.34′ N, 88° 2.988′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Marker is on Dauphin Street 0.1 miles from South Warren Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Dauphin is a one-way street west to east. Marker is at or near this postal address: 607 Dauphin Street, Mobile AL 36602, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Shaarai Shomayim (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Creole Firehouse #1 (about 400 feet away); Dr. Thomas N. Harris (about 400 feet away); John L. LeFlore (about 500 feet away); Andrew N. Johnson
Former location of drugstore. Now it operates as Wintzellís Oyster House. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
2. Former location of drugstore. Now it operates as Wintzellís Oyster House.
(about 600 feet away); Bettie Hunter House (about 700 feet away); Barton Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Convent of Mercy (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobile.
 
Categories. African AmericansArts, Letters, MusicCivil RightsScience & Medicine
 
View east on Dauphin Street with marker on extreme right. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
3. View east on Dauphin Street with marker on extreme right.
 
 
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 357 times since then and 110 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 28, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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