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Grotto of Lourdes at Spring Hill College. Spring Hill college is a Roman Catholic institution, founded by the Jesuits in 1830. It is surrounded by extensive grounds and beautiful, picturesque woods; in the centre of a large pine forest is the Grotto of Lourdes, a statue of "Our Lady of Lourdes" set in an irregular cut stone cave. (Lourdes is a town in France, famous for the grotto in the rocks where miracles were reported to have been performed.)

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Mobile (Ala.), Spring Hill College, Colleges & universities, Shrines

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