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Change of Course

Change of Course

In 1916, a new golf course for the Country Club of Mobile changed the face of Spring Hill.

February 2018
Revel in the Madness, circa 1935

Revel in the Madness, circa 1935

An overzealous Cecil Miller and his smiling balloon fall down on the job amidst the revelry.

February 2018
The Blizzard Carnival

The Blizzard Carnival

The Mardi Gras of 1899 put the resolve of Mobile revelers to the ultimate test.

February 2018
The Arson Ladies

The Arson Ladies

In 19th-century Mobile, one household of well-to-do women had mischief up their sleeves.

January 2018
In Port, circa 1900

In Port, circa 1900

A group of unidentified seafarers pose in Mobile harbor.

January 2018
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
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
Hurricane Season

Hurricane Season

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

September 2017
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