Talk:Wellge map

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This map is like a bloody "Where's Waldo" book. I found a "J" (which isn't listed) near the L&R Depot, but still haven't found B, 4 or 7. Also, there's no 11.--Admin 00:06, 22 April 2007 (CDT)

  • LOL I noticed the J. dcosson ··· talk 00:17, 22 April 2007 (CDT)

FYI - links to American Memory content are not going to work for more than about 30 minutes because the LOC site uses CGI-BIN to generate them dynamically. Basically the external link to LOC/AM on this page is futile. dcosson ··· talk 09:07, 22 April 2007 (CDT)

I think your mystery "J" near Union Depot is the colored Mt. Zion Baptist Church. It is listed on both the 1885 and 1894 city directories as "Near Union Depot." dcosson ··· talk 10:10, 22 April 2007 (CDT)

Good to know about the LoC links; I thought that might be the case when I copy-pasted them, but then forgot to confirm. I think you're right about the "J". Also, I think the "Marine Hospital" (#7) may be unmarked; the directory shows a hospital at Zarragossa and Barcelona, but nothing else in the area.--Admin 10:19, 22 April 2007 (CDT)
Actually, I'm thinking "J" may be the African Methodist Episcopal Church, which is right there on Belmont at Tarragona. (The "Colored Methodist" listed on the map seems to be the other African Methodist Episcopal [Zion] Church, which is on some little alleyway south of Garden.) The Mt. Zion Church may also be around the Union Depot, but I don't see how there could be two at that same intersection.--Admin 10:39, 22 April 2007 (CDT)

While we're on maps, I just wanted to point out that we are missing #7 on the Wellge map. — dscossontalk  17:30, 6 December 2009 (CST)

I still have no idea where that hospital is. Main Street didn't extend past Reus in 1885, so the 1896 location (Main at Devilliers) should be under water. — admin • talk  08:10, 7 December 2009 (CST)
Hrm. The 1885 city directory only has two entries under "Hospitals" ... "James S. Herron, M. D., prop., Zarragossa cor Barcelona," and "Pensacola Infirmary - Robert W. Hargis, M. D., Bayou Chico, western limits." Ugh. This is going to drive me crazy now. — dscossontalk  08:57, 7 December 2009 (CST)
The only references I can find to a "Marine Hospital" in that timeframe indicate it was at the Navy Yard or "near Fort Barrancas..." but I don't see anything marked with a number in the Navy Yard inset. — dscossontalk  09:18, 7 December 2009 (CST)
Maybe we can just use this as the #7 pic for now. — admin • talk  10:05, 7 December 2009 (CST)
WFM :-) — dscossontalk  10:16, 7 December 2009 (CST)