The Sites

Burgess-Maschmeyer-Flotte House

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Address: 1209 Government Street

This beautiful Italianate House was designed in 1907 for wealthy cotton factor Colonel David R. Burgess.

First time on a public tour. The upstairs will not be featured.

Thomas Shannon Hunter House


Address: 4058 Old Shell Road

This home has been occupied by descendants of original owner since its completion in 1923. The gardens surrounding the home predate the owners - they were installed in the 1850s!

First time the upstairs has been on public tour. The closing reception will also be hosted Hunter House.

Ben May Library

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Address: 701 Government Street

The Ben May Library opened in 1928. This Greek Revival Style building was locally funded by committee after the city turned down an offer from Andrew Carnegie at the urging of local unions, and it still stands as a beautiful testament to Mobile's vibrant past and bright future.

Government Street Methodist Church

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Address: 901 Government Street

Known by many locals and the churches parishioners as "the Beehive", this this church was remodeled from it's original Gothic styled construction to the Spanish Colonial Style Masterpiece we all recognize today by George Rogers in 1904.

Brown House - John Lewis Communications

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Address: 1668 Government Street

Attorney Leo Brown hired George Rogers to design his home in 1937, making this the most "modern" building on tour.