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Mobile, Alabama Landmarks

The landmarks listed below are located in the city of Mobile, Alabama.

Bankhead Tunnel

Bankhead Tunnel

Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama
Named for John Hollis Bankhead, an Alabama politician and U.S. Senator, the tunnel was built in sections and floated to the proper positions, then sunk. It opened to the public on February 20, 1941.

Barton Academy

Barton Academy

Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama 36602
Barton Academy was the first public school in the state of Alabama. The building was named for Willoughby Barton, an Alabama state legislator from Mobile who introduced an act that created the Board of School Commissioners of Mobile County

Cochrane Africatown Bridge

Cochrane Africatown Bridge

Mobile, Alabama
The Cochrane Africatown USA Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge carrying mainline US 90 and Truck Route US 98 across the Mobile River in Mobile, Alabama. It is the only cable-stayed bridge in the state of Alabama.

Government Street Presbyterian Church

Government Street Presbyterian Church

Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama 36602
Government Street Presbyterian Church is one of the oldest Greek Revival church buildings in the United States. The interior is notable because the original Greek Revival design is fully intact with very little alteration.

Old City Hall Southern Market (Museum of Mobile)

Old City Hall Southern Market (Museum of Mobile)

Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama 36602
This is a historic complex of adjoining buildings that currently houses the Museum of Mobile. The complex was built from 1855 to 1857 to serve as a city hall and as a marketplace.

U.S.S. Alabama (BB-60)

U.S.S. Alabama (BB-60)

Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama
A South Dakota-class battleship, the U.S.S. Alabama served in World War II. The vessel is currently a museum and memorial docked in Mobile Bay.

USS Drum (SS-228)

USS Drum (SS-228)

Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama
The U.S.S. Drum is a Gato class submarine that served in World War II. It sank several Japanese ships, carried out photo reconnaissance, and provided pilot rescue and reconnaissance for the invasions of Iwo Jima and Okinawa.

Top 7 Most Popular Mobile Landmarks

  1. U.S.S. Alabama (BB-60)
  2. USS Drum (SS-228)
  3. Bankhead Tunnel
  4. Cochrane Africatown Bridge
  5. Old City Hall Southern Market (Museum of Mobile)
  6. Barton Academy
  7. Government Street Presbyterian Church

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