A Historian’s Restoration Wish List Ten Years On
A decade ago, MB asked historian John Sledge to share his personal restoration wish list. Happily, the intervening decade has been a strong one for historic preservation in Mobile. Allow us as a brief review of the successes of the past 10 years and a look at what remains in peril.
The Wreck of the Saint-Antoine
An 18th-century maritime mishap provoked a tense Franco-Spanish standoff over who controlled Mobile Bay.
The True Story of the ‘Rachel’
Historian John S. Sledge shares the remarkable tale of the antique ship that graces the shores of Fort Morgan.