Mobile History Project 

Blog Topics 

Captain Benjamin Vincent 

Ketchum Fountain in Historic Bienville Square

John Wilkes Booth in Mobile 

Hurricane of 1906

Architect James Gallier in Mobile  


Firemen's Parades of April 9th 


What ELSE to Enjoy in Bienville Square


Oaks of Mobile 


Captain Richards

Mobile Duels 


Africa Town: Asking the Right Questions 

Captain Meaher


Animal Control in An Urban Landscape

Mobile and Cuba: The Baseball Connection 

The Tumultuous Year of 1906 

Old Bay Shell Road: Then and Now 

Mobile's Theatrical Tradition

Arlington Park: Then and Now 

Joe Cain's Politics


 Francois Diard and Civic Identity in Mobile 

100 Years: 1922 and 2022


100 Years: 1867 and 1967

100 Years: 1872 and 1972

The Murals of the Mobile Civic Center 

Historic Concert Series 

Historic Hurricanes in Mobile 

A Few Stops on the Dora Finley African-American Heritage Trail 


Ghosts of Magnolia Cemetery 

Snapshot: Mobile 1839

A Few Haunted Places in Mobile 

Lee Harvey Oswald in Mobile 


The Booth Family in Mobile 

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Other Blogs to Follow:


Mobile Dialogue

Connecting the lessons of the past with the goals of the future.

Mobile Mardi Gras Trail 

Presenting the documented history of Mobile's Mardi Gras tradition and the diverse community which inspired these unique customs and keep them even today, at the heart of the city's identity. 

Mobile's Historic Places 

Images and stories of historically significant places to visit in Mobile