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

Mobile's First Jail

 
 
Mobile's First Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
1. Mobile's First Jail Marker
Inscription.
Here
within Fort Charlotte
was Mobile's first jail.

 
Erected 1938 by the Historic Mobile Preservation Society.
 
Location. 30° 41.293′ N, 88° 2.4′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Marker is on Theatre Street 0.1 miles west of South Royal Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 104 Theatre Street, Mobile AL 36602, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. L'Arbre de Pau (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Mobile's First Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); The Revolutionary War at Mobile (within shouting distance of this marker); How Big was the Original Fort Condé? (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Damn The Torpedoes!" The Campaigns for Mobile, 1864 - 1865 (about 500 feet away); City Hall (about 500 feet away); Mobile's First Mardi Gras Parade (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobile.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNotable Places
 
This building was Mobile's First Jail. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
2. This building was Mobile's First Jail.
Now the Conde-Charlotte Museum House
Historic Places plaque. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
3. Historic Places plaque.
 
 
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 275 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 29, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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