Historic Fort Morgan Alabama

Come Experience Historic Fort Morgan Alabama!

Located on Mobile Point, at the end of Scenic Fort Morgan Peninsula, the site of the historic fort has a diverse number of activities to make your reservation and visit a memorable one.

View of Historic Fort Morgan Alabama

View from across the bay from Dauphin Island

Preceded by another fort, Fort Bowyer during the War of 1812, Historic Fort Morgan Alabama is a Third System masonry fort built between 1819 and 1833. Standing guard where the bay meets the Gulf of Mexico, the fort played a significant role in the Battle of Mobile Bay in August 1864. Used intermittently through the Spanish American War, World War I and World War II, the site showcases the evolution of seacoast fortifications and adaptations made by the U.S Army for the defense of the Country.

If you enjoy history, you’ll love the depth and preservation at the Fort Morgan State Historic site, including guided tours in peak seasons such as June and July, and year round access to enjoy self guided tours. The museum offers an array of historical artifacts relevant to the span of history at the fort, as well as full displays sharing insight into the life of those who manned the fort at various times.

More Than Just a Fort

More than just history, the site also has nature areas, and a boat launch for the outdoors man to enjoy. Or you can simply sit back and relax and let the worries of the world slip away.

Whatever your reason for visiting, make sure Historic Fort Morgan is part of your visit to Alabama’s beautiful Gulf Coast!

Historic Fort Morgan ADMISSIONS:

ADULTS: $7.00  SENIOR: $5.00 (65 and up)  CHILD: $4.00 (6-12)(6 and under free)  FAMILY: $18.00 (2 adults and 2 kids)  ACTIVE MILITARY/VETERANS: FREE WITH MILITARY ID

For more Information check out their website or book a nearby vacation rental!

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