Meg McCrummen Fowler
A History of Mobile in 22 Objects
As part of the History Museum’s exhibit “A History of Mobile in 22 Objects,” one object, a coffee urn from the Creole Fire Company, enlivens the social aspects of a community with a long and layered history.
Integrity of Craft
“Blacksmiths,” a painting from the archives of the History Museum of Mobile, affords a closer look at Great Depression-era Mobile.
A Presidential Breakfast
Artifacts at the History Museum of Mobile recall President Woodrow Wilson’s morning meal at the Battle House Hotel in 1913.
Tonti of the Iron Hand
The story of how a prized portrait finally and fittingly made it to Mobile is as fascinating as the subject himself.
Small is the New Big
Tiny houses, miniature vegetables and microshops have been giving new life to the old mantra, “Less is more.” Taken together, the delightfully diminutive products,...