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 tip of Dauphin Island where it commands panoramic views of the bay and the Gulf of Mexico. This event highlights Fort Gaines integral role in the Battle of Mobile Bay. The cannon will be fired every hour in honor of the soldiers that fought in this pivotal battle. Let ACP Vacation Rentals help you arrange your stay on the island so you can experience a living history day for the whole family. Blacksmith demonstrations will be on hand all day in the Fort’s Blacksmith Shop.