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Part of our in-depth series exploring Southern Early American Forts

Picture of Fort Morgan

Physical Address
Fort Morgan
51 Hwy. 180W
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Mailing Address
Fort Morgan
110 Hwy. 180W
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Phone: 251-540-5257
Fax: 251-540-7665

The construction began 1819. The fort was completed in 1834. This large brick fort saw service in Civil War, Spanish-American War and First and Second World Wars. On-site museum details fort's history.

Payment Information

Admission: Seniors, College, and ages 6-12 ($5), Adults ($8), under 6 (free), military and veterans (free), family of 4 ($20)
Accepted: Personal Checks, Travelers Checks
Discounts: Senior, Group
Details & Description

Operation Schedule

Fort open Nov. 1–Mar. 31 8–5, Apr. 1–Oct. 31 8–7; museum year-round 9–5.

Communities and Related Links
Gulf Shores Travel Guide

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