Menu for Gulf Shores, Orange Beach things to do in


Tuesday Twilight Tour, The Civil War at Historical Fort Morgan

Don't miss this unique presentation of local history of the Civil War at Fort Morgan in Gulf Shores Alabama, this educational production is brought to life every summer during this popular tour. Historical interpreters portraying the lives of members of the garrison tell of the events transpiring in the final months of Confederate occupation of the fort. Visitors will hear the growing concern as the Federal Navy strengthens it's fleet in the Gulf of Mexico as it prepares to attack Mobile Bay in August, as well as the events surrounding the destruction of the blockade runner Ivanhoe. Every tour concludes with the firing of one of the fort's artillery pieces with time for visitors to explore the fort in the twilight hours. A worthwhile, entertaining historical and educational production.

Civil War Tour in Historical Fort Morgan