South Mobile: 1699-2018

South Mobile: 1699-2018

Product Description
As rich and fascinating as the history of the Old Port City, this book reveals the story of South Mobile, Alabama, from 1699-2018, focusing on the area from Brookley Air Force Base. The 277 page book includes chapters on Native Americans, King Louis XIV’s Warehouse on Dog River, the oldest settlers, the Magnolia Racetrack and Buchanan its Kentucky Derby winner, Camp Goode, a Civil War Training Camp on Dog River with letters from officers accountable for Mobile’s First Cotton Mill on Dog River, Brookley Air Force Base, Elvis at the Radio Ranch, Night Clubs in the 1940’s, three Dog River Bridges, Iconic Firms, Buccaneer and Mobile Yacht Clubs, Oldest homes, Oldest Churches, First Schools, Fishing, Oystering, and first hand stories from citizens. The book contains many never-before published images and detailed maps.

Price: $18.09

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