Dauphin Island, Alabama, United States
The well-preserved ramparts of Fort Gaines have guarded the entrance to Mobile Bay for more than 150 years and are located at the eastern tip of Dauphin Island, with a great view of the bay and the Gulf of Mexico.
The fort has original cannons, a blacksmith shop, kitchens, a museum, gift shop, and tunnels.
Come celebrate the upcoming 156th Battle of Mobile Bay Sponsored by the 6th Alabama Cavalry and the Alabama Division of Reenactors.
In 1711 the Pirates stormed Mobile Bay and attacked the Island that was once called Massacre Island.
Come and experience a day in the life of a WWII soldier.