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Church Street Historic District, Mobile

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The Church Street East Historic District is a historic district in the city of Mobile, Alabama, United States. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on 16 December 1971. Since a boundary increase on 13 January 1984, it is roughly bounded by Broad, Conti, Water, Claiborne, and Canal Streets. 20 April 2005 saw the further addition of 66 & 68 Royal Street to the district. The district covers 1403acre and contains 83 contributing buildings and one object. It contains portions of Mobile's 19th century downtown area and features government, museum, commercial, and residential structures in a variety of 19th century styles. The buildings range in age from the 1820s to 1900 and include the Federal, Greek Revival, Renaissance Revival, Italianate, and various other Victorian architectural styles. Notable buildings include the Government Street Presbyterian Church, Barton Academy, and the Ketchum House.
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  • This is a fun place to stroll and try different restaurants and people watch. There seems to be a lot of activity and you feel like you are visiting all walks of life. We enjoyed it.  more »
  • It's right next to the public library. There is only one entrance and it closes at 4pm. It's a beautiful, small, old cemetery. If you are out for a stroll, stop by and take in the history of Mobile.  more »
  • Love the history but the walking tour is not good for Seniors but the cemetery is open during the day Joe Cain's grave is the very front and relative of George Washington are buried there,  more »
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  • Amazing historical cemetery
  • My FAVORITE Mobile graveyard!!
  • Peaceful. historical cemetery entirely walled in by brick with many overhanging magnolia trees. A large number of deaths occured from Yellow Fever, or malaria. Well kept by caretaker and one of the safest places in Mobile's 'Downtown' area, and is directly behind the Mobile Public Library. Closed after dusk.