1820s

The Steam Packet and U.S. mail boat Columbia, Capt. Leach, from this port, has arrived at Mobile, and was to begin to run between that place and New Orleans in a few days, three times a week. She will carry the mail, and can accommodate 50 passengers in an elegant cabin. The boat is coppered and copper fastened to the bends, 105 feet keel, 131 tons burthen, and has a low pressure engine. 

Steamships Accelerate Communication
Between The Gulf Coast Ports, 1827

Boston Traveler, August 14, 1827

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Spring Hill Incorporated into the City of Mobile, 1827

1827 incorporation of Spring Hill.JPG
1827 one dollar and twenty five cents pe
Historic American Buildings Survey E. W.

Vincent-Walsh House, constructed in 1827 for
Benjamin and Ann Church Vincent, is possibly the oldest extant structure in Mobile.  It is occupied today by the
Mobile Medical Museum