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The Bellingrath Home after Hurricane Frederic

By Tom McGehee, Museum Director of the Bellingrath Home George B. Rogers, the architect of the Bellingrath Home, arrived in Mobile in 1902. By the time he was hired by Walter Bellingrath to design the Home in 1935, he had…

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The Bellingrath-Morse lot in Mobile’s Magnolia Cemetery

By Tom McGehee, Museum Director of the Bellingrath Home In 1836, following a series of devastating yellow fever epidemics, the city of Mobile purchased 36 acres to establish the New Burial Ground.  Eventually renamed Magnolia Cemetery, the property now covers…

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