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Fort Gaines, Dauphin Island

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  • Always something new to learn each time we go. We also enjoy sitting on the wall and watching the boats. No tours or guides, you just take a pamphlet and take as much or as little time as you want. If...  more »
  • Like the name says it's historic and like other forts around the country it's a granite and stone structure built mainly into a hillside but this one is of special interest to my wife and I are both e...  more »
  • Great place to take the family. To bad the volunteers were just all gathered in the corner Not doing their jobs ! I hope they are not getting paid! The guys in charge of the canon and the black smith was great, friendly , polite and doing their job . Thank them !! It was worth the trip . A have to see place .👍
  • This place was awesome. There is so much history here. Its self paced so you can take as long as you'd like. My children and I loved it!

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