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

John Forbes & Co.

 
 
John Forbes & Co. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
1. John Forbes & Co. Marker
Inscription.
Here stood
in Spanish times,
the great Indian
trading house
of
John Forbes & Co.

 
Location. 30° 41.588′ N, 88° 2.507′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Marker is on St Francis Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 106 St Francis Street, Mobile AL 36602, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Merchants National Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Joe Cain (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Sixth Mobile Theatre (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mobile City Limits (about 300 feet away); In Memory of the Battle of Mobile Bay (about 400 feet away); Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville (about 500 feet away); The Salvation Army in Mobile (about 500 feet away); To Jean Baptiste LeMoyne (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobile.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Forbes Purchase; Florida’s Biggest Land Grab. (Submitted on July 29, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Panton, Leslie & Company. (Submitted on July 29, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNative Americans
 
Former location of John Forbes & Co. Trading Post image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
2. Former location of John Forbes & Co. Trading Post
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 281 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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