Historic Marker, Old Mobile, 1702.jpg

1702

clip from Hamilton, pg. 44, founding of
Le_pélican replica from wikimedia common

1704

map of mobile 1702 - 1711.jpg

In January 1704, the Pelican left LoireFrance for La MobileLa Louisiana, New France. Arriving in August, it brought a group of single women, now referred to as the "Pelican Girls." 

Unfortunately, the shop also brought Yellow Fever to the fledgling colony. 

1711

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Colony moves to its present site

map of 1711.JPG
mobile map 1815.JPG