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Oakleigh Period Museum House

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Built in 1833 for James Roper, a prominent merchant. Restored and furnished with antiques of the early Victorian, Empire and Regency periods, the mansion also displays silver, china and jewelry. Among Oakleigh's fine portrait collection is the Thomas Sully painting of Madame Le Vert, the queen of Mobile's social and literary circle in the mid-19th century. Tours are conducted by costumed guides. Next to the mansion is the Cox-Deasey House, a raised Creole cottage typical of Mobile's middle-class city dwellers in the 1850s.

Location: 350 Oakleigh Pl, Mobile Alabama 36604 Telephone 334-432-1281

Other History nearby:
(Elberta) Baldwin County Heritage Museum
(Biloxi) Beauvoir - Jefferson Davis Shrine
(Theodore) Bellingrath Gardens and Home
(Mobile) Bragg-Mitchell Mansion
(Mobile) Carlen House Museum
(Mobile) Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

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