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The Story of Old Mobile

The Story of Old Mobile

For more than 20 years, Frances Beverly, born in 1865, recorded the history and quirks of life in the Port City of yesteryear. Here, get a look at her classic manuscripts.

November 2017
Invaders of the Gulf

Invaders of the Gulf

Lionfish are in Alabama waters to stay. Learn how the invasive species took root and what its presence means for the future of the Gulf.

November 2017
The Pinecone War of 1815

The Pinecone War of 1815

As the War of 1812 came to a close, a group of bored soldiers stationed on Dauphin Island waged a war all their own.

November 2017
A Slice of History

A Slice of History

A toddler enjoys some Dixie Bread.

November 2017
Madame Le Vert: Hostess Extraordinaire

Madame Le Vert: Hostess Extraordinaire

Take a glimpse into the world of Octavia Le Vert, the toast of antebellum Mobile society and the preeminent entertainer of her time.

October 2017
A Hoot and a Half

A Hoot and a Half

Some words to the wise about these curious nocturnal birds

October 2017
Line of Scrimmage

Line of Scrimmage

Young friends take a break from their tackling and punting.

October 2017
Empire Theatre, 1940

Empire Theatre, 1940

Mobile movies on Lower Dauphin

September 2017
Hurricane Season

Hurricane Season

As a Mobilian, you may think you know everything about the monster storms. Guess again.

September 2017
These Rugged Days: Alabama in the Civil War

These Rugged Days: Alabama in the Civil War

Local author and MB contributor John S. Sledge shares a sampling from his newest work, a book about Alabama during the Civil War.

September 2017
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