DISCOVER TALL SHIP LA NINA

AT THE WHARF

   Orange Beach, AL – On Friday, September 4th, The Nina, replica of the historic caravel, will open at the Wharf in Orange Beach. The ship will be docked at 23101 Canal Road, until her departure early Wednesday, September 9th.    The ‘Nina’ was built completely by hand and without the use of power tools.  Archaeology magazine called the ship “the most historically accurate caravel replica ever built”.  The caravel was the style of ship preferred by Age of Discovery explorers such as Bartholomew Diaz, Gaspar Corte-Real and Christopher Columbus.  Historians consider the caravel the Space Shuttle of the 15th century.  

   While in port, the general public is invited to explore the Nina, an authentic floating museum.  Admission charge is $5 anyone 5 years and older. Children 4 and under are Free.

2020 Alabama Voter Guide

Dear Citizens of Alabama:
(334) 242-7200
John h. merrill Secretary oF State
Voting is a wonderful privilege, and by exercising your right to vote, you have the amazing opportunity to voice your personal opinion and participate in the selection of our newest elected officials. If you’re at least 18 years of age and meet the other eligibility requirements for the State of Alabama, please take some time to review our 2020 Alabama Voter Guide. Remember that every vote matters and shares an equal degree of importance. If you have any questions regarding elections or voting rights, please call our Elections Division at 334-242-7210.
May God bless you and our wonderful state.
Sincerely,
John H. Merrill Secretary of State

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, January 30, 2020 – MONTGOMERY – Following numerous constituency concerns related to the use of STAR IDs, Secretary of State John H. Merrill issued the following clarification on voting in Alabama: