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Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville

 
 
Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
1. Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville Marker
Inscription.
A la gloire de
Pierre Le Moyne D'Iberville,
le heros dela baie d'Hudson,
de Terre-Neuve et de Nevis,
qui fonda en 1702
Mobile
premiere ville de la Louisiane Française.
————
Ne a Montréal en 1661
Decede a La Havane en 1706


{English Translation}
To the glory of
Pierre Le Moyne D'Iberville,
the hero of Hudson Bay,
of Newfoundland and of Nevís,
who founded in 1702
Mobile
first city of French Louisiana.
————
Born in Montréal in 1661
Died in Havana in 1706.

 
Erected 1937 by the Committee of French-Americans.
 
Location. 30° 41.55′ N, 88° 2.587′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Marker is at the intersection of St Francis Street and North Conception Street, on the right when traveling east on St Francis Street. Touch for map. Plaque on rock located in northwest corner of Bienville Square. Marker is at or near this postal address: 182 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. The Salvation Army in Mobile (here, next to this marker);
Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville image. Click for full size.
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2. Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville
To Jean Baptiste LeMoyne (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Merchants National Bank Building (about 400 feet away); In Memory of the Battle of Mobile Bay (about 400 feet away); Mobile City Limits (about 400 feet away); John Forbes & Co. (about 500 feet away); Saenger Theatre (about 600 feet away); Nicola Marschall Residence (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobile.
 
Also see . . .  Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville - Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 30, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraExplorationSettlements & Settlers
 
View of marker and Bienville Square park in background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
3. View of marker and Bienville Square park in background.
View looking east on St Francis Street image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
4. View looking east on St Francis Street
Heavy T-Storm just finished
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 335 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 30, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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