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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.

Fort Charlotte (Conde)

Fort Charlotte (Conde)

Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama 36602
Fort Charlotte, Mobile is a partially-reconstructed 18th-century fort in Mobile, 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.

GulfQuest Maritime Museum

GulfQuest Maritime Museum

Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama 36602
GulfQuest/National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico opened on September 26, 2015, is a non-profit interactive maritime museum dedicated to the maritime heritage and culture of the Gulf of Mexico.

Mobile Carnival Museum

Mobile Carnival Museum

Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama 36602
The Mobile Carnival Museum is a history museum that chronicles over 300 years of Carnival and Mardi Gras in Mobile, Alabama. The museum is housed in the historic Bernstein-Bush mansion.

Mobile Museum of Art

Mobile Museum of Art

Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama 36608
The Mobile Museum of Art is an art museum located in Mobile, Alabama. It features extensive art collections from the Southern United States, the Americas, Europe, and non-western art.

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 10 Most Popular Mobile Landmarks

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

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