Construction began 1819, completed 1834. Large brick fort serviced the Civil War, Spanish-American War and both world wars. It played a major role during the Battle of Mobile Bay (1864). Museum details fort's history.
Admission: Admission charged
Hours: Fort open Nov. 1-Mar. 31 8-5, Apr. 1-Oct. 31 8-7; museum year-round 9-5.
Address: 110 Hwy. 180W
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