Dauphin Island in Mobile County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 1957 by Alabama Society Daughters of the American Colonists.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Colonists marker series.
Location. 30° 14.933′ N, 88° 4.58′ W. Marker is in Dauphin Island, Alabama, in Mobile County. Marker is on Bienville Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located at Fort Gaines State Historical Site. Marker is in this post office area: Dauphin Island AL 36528, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 19th Century Shipwreck (within shouting distance of this marker); "To Be Blown To Kingdom Come" (within shouting distance of this marker); Storm Clouds Gather (within shouting distance of this marker); Anchor From U.S.S. Hartford (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Save Your Garrison." “Damn the Torpedoes!” (about 500 feet away); First Battle of Fort Bowyer (approx. 3.4 miles away); Second Battle of Fort Bowyer (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dauphin Island.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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