Soul Of America SoulOfAmerica

 

spacer

MOBILE




Mob-USS_Alabama_family.jpg
Family visiting the USS Alabama Battleship docked in Mobile

 

MOBILE GUIDE   MAP   PHOTOS   SHARE


WELCOME TO MOBILE, ALABAMA
For three centuries, Mobile has welcomed visitors from practically every nation, earning the reputation of being one of the most gracious cities in the South. Explore notable historic sites and a lot more in the Port City ... More

BLACK GENESIS
Since the founding of the city in the 1700s, Mobile imported a significant share of the 400,000 enslaved Africans brought to America. As a major port on the Gulf of Mexico ... More

CULTURAL SITES
National African-American Archives Museum at Davis Avenue Public Library, Bishop State Black History Museum, and now the Hank Aaron Stadium Museum ... More

RESTAURANTS and NIGHTCLUBS
Known for its Seafood and Soul Food cuisine, the restaurant scene is accented with a number of family-owned establishments that will make your mouth water ... More

TRIVIA & FAMOUS RESIDENTS
The correct pronunciation of the city’s name is "Mo-beel", per its French founders describing the Maubilla Indians. Eventually, the name became spelled "Mobile" and residents call themselves "Mobilians" ... More

FAMILY ATTRACTIONS
Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center for interactive science exhibits and provide everyone an entertaining outing. But, Fort Conde Museum is the city's best loved attraction ... More


HISTORIC SITES
Since Mobile's founding, a century slave-holders met to trade slaves for commerce on this site. Though federal legislation officially ended the importation of slaves in 1808, there were flagrant violations of the law until 1860 ... More

PLACES OF WORSHIP
Stone Street Baptist Church, State Street AME Church Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Big Zion AME Zion Church, Emmanuel AME Church come to mind ... More

GENERAL ATTRACTIONS
Given Mobile's maritime heritage, visitors should not be surprised to discover the USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park as a big attraction. But you might be surprised to learn of ... More

PARKS and GOLFING
A maritime city, Mobile has outstanding parks and gardens for your visiting enjoyment. Bellingrath Gardens and Dauphin Island Park are but two of ... More

 

RESEARCH CREDITS:
Lenny Dorsey
Lysa Allman-Baldwin

 

 
Social Media

                        

 

National Calendar of Events

Enhance Your Event Travel, Plan Early


 

 

 

Black Spas and Black Inns


Relaxation and Inspiration
may be closer than you think

 


 

 


Copyrights & Trademarks    About Us     Media