Mobile

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Mobile Carnival Museum

Mobile Carnival Museum; (c) Soul Of America

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History
Since the founding of the city in the 1700s, Mobile imported a significant share of the 400,000 enslaved Africans brought to America. As a major port on the Gulf of Mexico, Mobile has … More

Cultural Sites
National African-American Archives Museum at Davis Avenue Public Library, Bishop State Black History Museum, and now the Hank Aaron Stadium Museum … More

Historic Sites
Since it’s founding, a century slave-holders met to trade slaves for commerce on this site. Though federal legislation officially ended the importation of slaves in 1808, there were flagrant violations of the law until 1860 … More

Places of Worship
Mobile has the oldest Black churches in the state, with four pre-dating the Civil War. Stone Street Baptist Church, State Street AME Church Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Big Zion AME Zion Church, Emmanuel AME Church come to mind … More

Restaurants
Known for its Seafood and Soul Food cuisine, the restaurant scene is accented with a number of family-owned establishments that will make your mouth water … More

Family Attractions
Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center for interactive science exhibits and provide everyone an entertaining outing. But, Fort Conde Museum is the city’s best loved attraction … More

General Attractions
Given it’s maritime heritage, visitors should not be surprised to discover the USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park as a big attraction. But you might be surprised to learn of … More

Trivia, Radio Stations & Famous Residents
The correct pronunciation of the city’s name is “Mo-beel”, per its French founders describing the Maubilla Indians. Eventually, the name became spelled “Mobile” and residents call themselves “Mobilians” … More

Events
Events held in Mobile unless specified otherwise … More   



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