This month’s artifact from the History Museum of Mobile — a blockade runner’s speaking trumpet — played a fascinating role in the Civil War.
Norman Altice isn’t the best-known wooden boat builder to churn out vessels in the Mobile Bay area, but his boats, and his memory, just beg for preservation.
There's more than meets the eye in this historic photograph of pioneers at Camp Beckwith.
Dig into Mobile’s connection to “The Queen’s Gambit” through the story of legendary player Paul Morphy.
Prior to this year, have Mardi Gras parades ever been cancelled due to a pandemic?
Take a look at some of the more interesting stories historian Tom McGehee has dug up through the years.
What is the history of the state docks?
As part of our series highlighting the History Museum of Mobile’s exhibit “A History of Mobile in 22 Objects,” take a closer look this month at the story of Mardi Gras, told through Chief Slac’s Joe Cain Day costume from the 1970s.
Sift through the fine details of a photograph from MAMGA's 1975 luncheon.
A recently rescued oral history interview helps illuminate the life of an important and dynamic figure in Mobile history.