Sand Town is a historical, beautiful and serene residential area in the heart of Spring Hill, an affluent suburb of Mobile, AL. The oldest African American neighborhood in Spring Hill, Sand Town's boundaries are from Three - Mile Creek to just north of The Cedars and east to west from Dilston Street to Ziegler Boulevard.
Established before 1845, Sand Town predates the United States Civil War. Among its many ancient oak trees, lush, green grounds, magnolia trees, and azalea hedges, stands a culturally significant 145 year old American landmark: a continuously functional, quaint, brick church where residents hold services every Wednesday and Sunday. An adjacent cemetery commemorates the Sand Town community ancestors. They were former slaves and free Indigenous Black Americans who created this community together. It is still populated by the descendants of those proud and hard-working Americans. They are a people who autonomously maintain authority and ownership of a highly valued inheritance - the treasure of their homes and land.
Sand Town is the kind of place where neighbors care about and look out for each other because they have known each other their entire lives. The houses and yards are well maintained and the area has remained virtually crime free over the centuries. That’s not by accident. The residents of Sand Town adhere to high values in the truest sense through self reliance, mutual respect, friendship, trust and loyalty. Educating others and preserving our rich history is paramount.
Whether you help through tax deductible monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you. Thank you.
We are dedicated to preserving our community and educating others. Your tax deductible contribution today helps us make a difference.
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If you'd prefer to send a check via mail, write to:
SandTown Community Action Group
c/o Earl Safford, Treasurer
855 Knowles Lane
Mobile, AL 36608