Circa 1833Title to this land, part of a Spanish grant and formerly a burial ground, was clarified by the American State Papers in 1828. Michael Portier, Mobile's first Bishop, made this his home from 1834 until his death in 1859. Four subsequent bishops of Mobile resided here until 1906. Abram J. Ryan, poet priest of the South, occupied the northwest corner room of second floor from 1870 until 1877. Residence was restored by Catholic Diocese of Mobile in 1958. In 1970 it was placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
|Placed By||The Historic Mobile Preservation Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, July 27th, 2015 at 6:04pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16R E 399907 N 3395707|
|Decimal Degrees||30.68995000, -88.04506667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 41.397', W 88° 2.704'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 41' 23.82" N, 88° 2' 42.24" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 307 Conti St, Mobile AL 36602, US|
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