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

The Convent of Mercy

 
 
The Convent of Mercy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
1. The Convent of Mercy Marker
Inscription. On this site in 1884 the Sisters of Mercy established the Convent of Mercy. In 1908 the front building, the convent, was constructed and in 1927 the adjacent school building was occupied by pupils attending Convent of Mercy Academy. The school closed in 1968
 
Erected 2002 by the Mercy High School Alumnae Association.
 
Location. 30° 41.346′ N, 88° 3.147′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Marker is at the intersection of Springhill Avenue and St Francis Street, on the right when traveling east on Springhill Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 753 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. Creole Firehouse #1 (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. H. Roger Williams (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Louis Street Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home of Raphael Semmes (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Thomas N. Harris (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Quigley House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Church Street Cemetery - 1819 (approx. 0.2 miles away); John L. LeFlore (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobile.
 
Also see . . .
Former location of Convent of Mercy. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
2. Former location of Convent of Mercy.
Known today as the St. Francis Place Condominiums.
 Wikipedia article on Convent. (Submitted on August 1, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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The Convent of Mercy former location. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
3. The Convent of Mercy former location.
View across Springhill Avenue towards St Francis Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
4. View across Springhill Avenue towards St Francis Street.
Marker on extreme right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 234 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 1, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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