History

Spinsters, 1941

The 1941 Spinsters theme, “Only Hearts are Trump”

On Frozen Bay

Though a rare occurrence, Mobile Bay has, on occasion, been covered in ice.

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What is the history of Graf’s Dairy?

A Spirited History of Sipping

Get a taste of Mobile’s longstanding appreciation of libations, from olden vino to modern-day malts.

The Life of Joseph Bloch

A new traveling exhibit from the Doy Leale McCall Rare Book and Manuscript Library reveals a local musician’s struggles, accomplishments and support of the Jewish community in Mobile.

Coasting with ‘The Gulf’ Author Jack Davis

A picturesque cruise in the Delta with 'The Gulf' author Jack Davis, Jimbo Meador and Watt Key.

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What is the history of the recently vacated federal courthouse on St. Joseph Street?

Battle House Fire, 1905

On the night of Feb. 12, 1905, a cook at the Battle House Hotel discovered a fire burning in a storage room located above the hotel’s kitchen. All 147...

Paddy Scott

Encounter Mobile Bay’s notorious piratical scoundrel.

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Was there another train wreck similar to the Sunset Limited disaster?

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