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Fort Gaines on Dauphin Island

Fort Gaines is a well preserved 1800s fort on Dauphin Island that serves as a popular attraction for historic trips and tours. Located in the eastern region of the island, the fort was first officially established in 1819 as a... READ MORE

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The History of Dauphin Island

Dauphin Island is a scenic barrier island located at the mouth of Mobile Bay and a must-visit Gulf Coast destination on any Alabama vacation. Although the island is known as a relaxed island travel destination today with plentiful options for... READ MORE

Battle of Mobile Bay Commemorative Day

Get your history fix August 5th from 9am-5pm on Dauphin Island. The well-preserved ramparts of Fort Gaines have guarded the entrance to Mobile Bay for more than 150 years. Now a fascinating historic site, the Fort stands at the eastern... READ MORE

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P.O. Box 1177
Dauphin Island, Alabama 36528

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