1820s

1822
Description of Mobile

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Newburyport Herald (Newburyport, MA) March 19, 1822
 

Steamships Accelerate Communication
Between The Gulf Coast Ports, 1827

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. 

Boston Traveler, August 14, 1827

Spring Hill Incorporated into the City of Mobile, 1827

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Historic American Buildings Survey E. W.

Vincent-Walsh House on Spring Hill Avenue, 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