This book features the historical development of Coastal Alabama including its geography and municipalities. Below is the Table of Contents.
1. Introduction to Coastal Alabama
2. Coastal Alabama’s Geographical Features
3. History of Mobile County
4. History of Baldwin County
5. Coastal Alabama’s Current Economic Conditions
Chapter One provides an overview of Coastal Alabama. Locational and demographic information for Mobile and Baldwin Counties is presented. It also includes a brief description of each municipality in Coastal Alabama.
Chapter Two presents the geographical features of Coastal Alabama. These include the Gulf of Mexico, bays, delta, rivers, lagoons, creeks, and bayous. It also focuses on the social development and transportation development in Coastal Alabama.
Chapter Three focuses on the history of Mobile County including a history of each municipality. It provides information about the many historic structures, the Mobile River, and the Port of Mobile.
Chapter Four provides information on the historical development of Baldwin County. It includes detailed information about North Baldwin County, the Eastern Shore of Mobile Bay, and South Baldwin County along the Gulf of Mexico. It gives a brief history of each municipality.
Chapter Five presents Coastal Alabama's Current Economic Activity. It has summarizing information about the economic history of Coastal Alabama. Details of the main industries in Coastal Alabama are provided.
The Bibliography includes the reference books, articles, websites, and other literature used during data collection. There is also a list of links to the websites of the entities (not listed in the chapters) mentioned. There is also a complete index for easy referencing.
This book is written for the interest of those that really enjoy history. It can also be used as an educational resource on the history of Coastal Alabama. It can serve as a guide to Historical Tourism in Coastal Alabama for vacationers, seasonal residents, and current residents. It can be used to help choose varying activities for their time in Baldwin and Mobile Counties.
This book is tailor-made for retired people in Coastal Alabama who find history extremely interesting. It can also be used to consider retiring to Coastal Alabama.
This book provides background information to Coastal Alabama Retirement Guide by Mark Fagan. Although both books have general information about Coastal Alabama, this book focuses on the historical background for the information presented in the retirement guide.