Historic Markers Across Alabama

Protestant Children's Home

Marker ID:  
Location: 911 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL
County: Mobile
Coordinates: N 30° 41.268    W 088° 3.333
  30.6878    -88.05555
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Protestant Children's Home

This building was erected in 1845 by the Protestant Orphans Asylum Society, to care for children left homeless after the disastrous fires and yellow fever epidemics of the 1830s. It has operated continuously since that time.

the Historic Mobile Preservation Society. 1966

End of Protestant Children's Home