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Ask McGehee: What was the cause of the great explosion in Mobile at the end...

Although the war had ended with Mobile largely unscathed, that all changed at 2:15 p.m. on May 26, 1865. An explosion larger than any imagined during the wars rocked the city.

A History of Mobile in 22 Objects: Civil War Speaking Trumpet

This month’s artifact from the History Museum of Mobile — a blockade runner’s speaking trumpet — played a fascinating role in the Civil War.

These Rugged Days: Alabama in the Civil War

   The war became much more immediate on Dec. 9 , when what were likely Alabama’s first shots in anger rumbled over...

Mobile Bay Magazine’s 4th Annual Watershed Awards

Mobile Bay’s Annual Honor recognizes the environmental guardians of our communities

Telling Her Own Story: Civil Rights Activist Dorothy P. Williams

A recently rescued oral history interview helps illuminate the life of an important and dynamic figure in Mobile history.

Eugene B. Sledge and Mobile: 75 Years After “The War”

Mobilian Eugene Sledge is recognized the world over as a USMC combat veteran of World War II, but there is even more to know, and admire, about “Ugin” of Georgia Cottage.

James Copeland: Mobile’s Antebellum Outlaw

Recounting an infamous criminal's life of crime across the Gulf Coast.

A Newcomer’s Guide to Speaking Mobilian

Take notes on these 19 odd insider phrases you won’t learn from Merriam or Webster.

Tales from the Swamp

Dig into the Stories and Secrets of the now-lost and almost-forgotten Wragg Swamp.

New Mobile Tree Trail: Sharing the love for Mobile’s Nature and Past

See this updated trail featuring the 15 trees that best represent our beautiful and diverse city.

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