A visit to the historic Fort Morgan can give vacationers a glimpse into the past.
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Discover area history at Fort Morgan

Alabama's Fort Morgan, which sits at the entrance of Mobile Bay, played a key role in the Civil War. Years later, visitors can see this fascinating history up close with a trip to the fort and its museum, which stand today to provide a look into the past.

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Fort Morgan is rooted in history. Surrounded by water from the gulf beaches and the peaceful waters of the bay, nature abounds along the birding and Bon Secour Wildlife Refuge trails. Civil War-Era history comes alive at the historic Fort Morgan at the end of the road. Two championship golf courses situated on the gulf and the bay challenge your skills. Condos and beach houses provide a haven for you to explore this secluded world.

If it is privacy that you seek, Fort Morgan is the place for you. Off the beaten path, Fort Morgan's allure is undeniable. Beautiful beaches provide fun and unspoiled vistas along with an outstanding selection of vacation homes and amenity-rich condominiums.

Nature surrounds you when exploring birding trails, hiking trails to see wildlife up close and personal, and utilizing a marina and a boat launch. Step back in time as Civil War-era history comes alive at Fort Morgan. Championship golf at Kiva Dunes and Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club transport you from beach to bay. Relax at the Beach Club full-service day spa and enjoy culinary treats at local restaurants in this secluded paradise.

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