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Vacation 2 USA   >   Alabama   >   Towns and Cities   >   Mobile

   
 

Mobile


Mobile is a city located in Southwest Alabama on the Gulf of Mexico, and the only saltwater port in the state. As of 2004, the US Census estimates the population as 203,564.

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Mobile Facts


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  • Perhaps the best-known professional sports team in Mobile is the Southern League baseball team, the Mobile BayBears.

  • Mobile is nicknamed "The Azalea City", "The City of Six Flags", "The Home of Mardi Gras", and "The Port City".

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Mobile, Alabama

By The Seeger Map Company Inc.

The Seeger Map Company Inc.
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Mobile, Alabama
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Why We Are Here: Mobile and the Spirit of a Southern City

By Edward O. Wilson

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Hardcover (240 pages)

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From this historic collaboration between a beloved naturalist and a great American photographer emerges a South we’ve never encountered before.

Entranced by Edward O. Wilson’s mesmerizing evocation of his Southern childhood in The Naturalist and Anthill, Alex Harris approached the scientist about collaborating on a book about Wilson’s native world of Mobile, Alabama. Perceiving that Mobile was a city small enough to be captured through a lens yet old enough to have experienced a full epic cycle of tragedy and rebirth, the photographer and the naturalist joined forces to capture the rhythms of this storied Alabama Gulf region through a swirling tango of lyrical words and breathtaking images. With Wilson tracing his family’s history from the Civil War through the Depression―when mule-driven wagons still clogged the roads―to Mobile’s racial and environmental struggles to its cultural triumphs today, and with Harris stunningly capturing the mood of a radically transformed city that has adapted to the twenty-first century, the book becomes a universal story, one that tells us where we all come from and why we are here. 115 color photographs; 3 maps

Majesty of Mobile, The

By Jim Frasier

Pelican Publishing
Released: 2012-03-01
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Majesty of Mobile, The
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A look at historic structures in this coastal city. A study in the architecture, culture, and history of one of the most elegant cities in the Deep South, this collection of profiles preserves in full-color photographs this fragile town on the Alabama Gulf Coast. Each historic district is covered in chronological order beginning with the Church Street District in the 1830s, and readers will discover the interesting characters who built and owned the 60 featured buildings.

City Maps Mobile Alabama, USA

By James McFee

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (24 pages)

City Maps Mobile Alabama, USA
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City Maps Mobile Alabama, USA is an easy to use small pocket book filled with all you need for your stay in the big city. Attractions, pubs, bars, restaurants, museums, convenience stores, clothing stores, shopping centers, marketplaces, police, emergency facilities are only some of the places you will find in this map. This collection of maps is up to date with the latest developments of the city as of 2017. We hope you let this map be part of yet another fun Mobile adventure :)

Look Up, Alabama!: Walking Tours of 4 Towns In The Heart of Dixie

By Doug Gelbert

Cruden Bay Books
Paperback (52 pages)

Look Up, Alabama!: Walking Tours of 4 Towns In The Heart of Dixie
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Alabama has towns that were built on a great bay, towns that were built on great rivers, towns that were built on historic roads. Alabama has towns that were built on shipbuilding, towns that were built on cotton, towns that were built on iron and steel, towns that were built on rockets. There is no better way to see Alabama towns than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a self-guided walking tour available in LOOK UP, ALABAMA! WALKING TOURS OF 4 TOWNS IN THE HEART OF DIXIE.A walking tour can be many things. Interested in heritage tourism? Looking for an educational day trip for the kids? Need a fun exercise plan? Want to find subjects to take great pictures? Whether you are visiting a new town or just out to look at your own town in a new way, an Alabama walking tour from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are.Each of the 4 walking tours in LOOK UP, ALABAMA! describe a mix of historical, architectural, cultural and ecclesiastical landmarks. Street addresses and step-by-step directions lead the way. A quick primer on identifying architectural styles seen on America's streets is included.So look twice before crossing the street and get out and look up, ALABAMA!

Love Journal: State of Alabama Gypsy Arrow Love Blank Diary 120 Paged College Lined 6x9 Travel Journal

By Glassgow Design

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Paperback (120 pages)

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Display your love for your home state and show your pride for Alabama with this diary. Use this matte charcoal colored journal with classy handwritten white script as a gift for a high school or college graduate to celebrate the next step in their life.

Slow Travels-Alabama

By Lyn Wilkerson

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Slow Travels-Alabama
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This edition in the Slow Travels series explores the State of Alabama. U.S. 11 follows a diagonal from the northeastern corner of the state, traveling along the valleys of the southern Appalachians to Birmingham. Beyond Birmingham, the highway runs through open rolling hills to Tuscaloosa and the Mississippi Line. U.S. 31 bisects the state, starting in the plateau west of Huntsville and traveling south to Montgomery. From the state capital, the highway turns southwest to the panhandle and Mobile Bay. U.S. 72 crosses northern Alabama, following the route of the Tennessee River through Huntsville and Florence. U.S. 78 cuts across the state, passing through the mountains around Talladega, past Birmingham and into the lesser populated territory to the west. Finally, U.S. 80 explores the deep history of central Alabama, starting west of Columbus, Georgia, and passing through the state capitol and along the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail to Demopolis and Mississippi.

Travel Like a Local - Map of Mobile: The Most Essential Mobile (Alabama) Travel Map for Every Adventure

By Maxwell Fox

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In the Realm of Rivers: Alabama's Mobile-Tensaw Delta

By Sue Walker

Newsouth Inc
Hardcover (226 pages)

In the Realm of Rivers: Alabama s Mobile-Tensaw Delta
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The delta formed by the Alabama and Tensaw rivers at the head of Mobile Bay is one of the nation's most unique and valuable ecosystems. The area has rich history, diverse plant and animal life, great beauty, and is threatened by industry and development. Alabama poet laureate Sue Walker set out to capture the Delta in words, which are accompanied by the lush color photographs of internationally acclaimed wildlife photographer and documentarian Dennis Holt. The book includes history, science, poetry, and interviews with people who live in the Delta as well as those who are trying to save it. The book is a medium-sized coffee-table format.

Historic Photos of Mobile

By Carol Ellis

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Mobile's long history includes joyous Mardi Gras celebrations and tragic natural disasters. Civil War and segregation, shipping and manufacturing, dirt streets and booming wharves are part of its fascinating story. Cargo shipped to and from its busy docks gradually shifted from cotton to timber to bananas to manufactured goods. In World War II, its population grew exponentially as the city became an important shipbuilder for America's arsenal. Historic Photos of Mobile transports readers to a time of hoop skirts and horse-drawn carriages, then shows them how the city changed during the first half of the twentieth century. Timeless, rarely seen, black-and-white images capture historic colleges, family-owned shops, the longest American flag ever displayed, hurricane damage, social change, tall ships, and scenes of daily life in generations long gone.


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