Battle of Mobile Bay and Siege of Fort Morgan
This weekend, August 1-3, you can witness a re-enactment of the Battle of Mobile Bay at historic Fort Morgan. To commemorate the 150th anniversary, re-enactors from across the nation will gather at Fort Morgan, complete with authentic music, tall ships and artillery fire.
Fort Morgan opens to the public at 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The entire family will enjoy seeing the period costumes and authentic camps. During all three days, unique living history demonstrations will show how soldiers and civilians lived during the Civil War. Period musicians will be performing during the day. Included in the commemoration is a special Naval exhibit in the museum, featuring rarely exhibited artifacts from the USS Tecumseh, USS Philippi and CSS Gaines.