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154th Commemorative of the Battle of Mobile Bay

August 04, 2018 in Dauphin Island , AL

9am - 5pm,

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"Damn the torpedoes. Full speed ahead!"

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The event highlights Fort Gaines integral role in the Battle of Mobile Bay. The cannon will be fired every forty-five minutes in honor of the soldiers that fought in this pivotal battle. Come and experience a living history day for the whole family. Blacksmith demonstration will be on hand all day in the Fort’s Blacksmith Shop. There will be demonstrations of military drills, training as well as the firing of the cannons, and much more.