Fort Morgan State Historic Site

Ft Morgan

Fort Morgan after the Battle of Mobile Bay

51 Highway 180 West, Gulf Shores AL 36542

This 1834 fort was one of the protectors of Mobile Bay (with Fort Gaines) playing a key role during the battle Aug 5, 1864, finally falling after a two-week siege. The fort and grounds have been heavily modified since the Civil War but the museum details the history, including its role in the Civil War.

Open daily 8 am–5 pm. Museum open 9 am–4:30 pm. $7/adult.