Tag: Historic Mobile Preservation Society
Ask McGehee: What is the history of the Spring Hill Hotel?
According to the May 3, 1903 edition of the Mobile Press-Register, the new Spring Hill Hotel was under construction on the south side of Old Shell Road, just east of today’s McGregor Avenue.
The Huxford Oil Company
Turn back time with this 1930s photograph of the novel gas station that once stood on the northwest corner of Government and Dearborn streets.
Ask McGehee: Who was Emma Roche?
Emma Langdon Roche (1878 - 1945) once described herself as an “artist, writer, housekeeper and farmer.” In retrospect, she could well be termed Mobile’s “Renaissance Woman.”