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Ask McGehee

I found an old bottle marked “Fosko” and “Mobile.” What was Fosko?

Ask McGehee

Ask McGehee

I recently attended a function downtown at Mobile’s Ezell House. What’s its history?

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Ask McGehee

I understand that the buildings housing the Alabama School of Math and Science started out as a church. What is the history of the place?

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Major’s Creek

Major’s Creek

In an attempt to relive his glory days in the Delta creeks, Watt embarks on an adventure with his son and old buddies. But all is not as he remembers.

Batter Up!

Batter Up!

Watt gives baseball a go despite all his apprehensions.

The Necklace

The Necklace

Boys partake in a number of traditions after killing their first deer, but only one young man participated in this one.

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Snapper Catch, 1895

Snapper Catch, 1895

Over a century ago, fishermen still sought the red fish, preparing hook, line and sinker.

Shanties by the Bay

Shanties by the Bay

During the height of the cotton industry in Mobile, dockworkers’ songs became a creative way for the crew to keep time and pass the day.

Mobile Skyline, 1935

Mobile Skyline, 1935

An unknown man peers across the Bay at the Mobile skyline, a view instantly recognizable 82 years later.

Pirate Attack!

Pirate Attack!

A fearsome pirate attack on Dauphin Island left lasting impressions upon early colonists.

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