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At the Africatown Heritage House in Mobile, Alabama, a new exhibition tells fresh stories about the African American experience.

In the summer of 1860, America’s last known slave ship smuggled 110

On July 8, 1860, shipbuilder William Foster brought 110 men, women, and children stolen from West Africa into Mobile Bay, in Alabama, more than 50 years after slavery was abolished in America.

Tickets to Site That Shares the Stories of the 110 Survivors of the Last American Slave Ship Now Available “Clotilda: The Exhibition” Will Open at Africatown Heritage House on July 8 Mobile, Alabama

Mobile, Alabama (May 31, 2023) — Africatown Heritage House, the site that will be home to “Clotilda: The Exhibition” and share the long-untold story of the last known slave ship to arrive in the

History Is Reimagined in Mobile

Tuesday, April 18, 2023 11:00 AM by VISIT MOBILE

Mobile, Alabama (April 18, 2023) – With more than 300 years of history under its belt, Alabama’s First City has no shortage of architectural assets that tell the tale of its storied past. While many

Battleship Memorial Park | Mobile, Alabama

Pay homage to the USS Alabama, a battleship with a remarkable military career. First launched in 1943, the ship journeyed to the North Atlantic during World

The oldest city in Alabama, Mobile is a melange of French, Spanish, British, Creole and African cultures and where Mardi Gras was first celebrated in the U.S. courtesy of Pierre and Jean-Baptiste Le

The Clotilda 100 (Mobile, Alabama)
But new experiences are not always roses and glitter. While in Mobile, Alabama, I met Darron Patterson, president of the Clotilda Descendants Association, one of


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Posted: Jul 16, 2020 / 06:28 PM CDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WKRG) — The state of Alabama appropriated $1 million to the Alabama Historical Commission to preserve the