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History of Mardi Gras on the Alabama coast

What city first started the Mardi Gras tradition in the United States? Ask someone from Louisiana, Alabama or Mississippi, and you may get three very different answers. In Alabama, folks take great pride in naming Mobile as home of the original Mardi Gras celebration in this country. Though many people associate Mardi Gras with New ...Read More

Taking a tour of the GulfQuest museum

There are plenty of ways to get out and explore all Alabama’s scenic byways have to offer. But there are places just a bit off the byway that are worth a little extra drive time. For a crash course in all things coastal, consider a trip to the GulfQuest National Maritime Museum in Mobile. The museum ...Read More