(1886-1972)This was the residence of Dr. Franklin, who served the medical needs of Mobile for fifty-three years. He never turned an indigent patient away. Franklin was the only African-American to graduate from the University of Michigan in 1911. He opened his home to black celebrities during the Jim Crow era and provided hospitality to notables such as Marion Anderson, Paul Roberson, and Jackie Robinson.
|Placed By||The African-American Heritage Trail of Mobile|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, December 11th, 2017 at 7:02pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16R E 398035 N 3396565|
|Decimal Degrees||30.69753333, -88.06470000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 41.852', W 88° 3.882'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 41' 51.12" N, 88° 3' 52.92" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 351-355 N Ann St, Mobile AL 36603, US|
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