FOX10 News Black History Moments celebrates Dr. James Alexander Franklin.
A practicing physician in the segregated deep south, Franklin started a successful medical practice in Africatown in the early 1900s.
Dr. Franklin's home became a safe haven for famous black Americans traveling in the south.
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You can also, visit the Dora Franklin Finley African-American Heritage Trails. The trails' primary objective is to share Mobile's multicultural legacy.
To book a tour, please call (251) 725-2236.