Tag Archives: Mobile Alabama

ECW Weekender: A Few Videos from Mobile, Alabama

A few ECW members were recently in Mobile, Alabama, and Chris Mackowski made some videos along the way. Here are three of the recently released clips from his adventures: E.R.S. Canby – A Brief Appreciation

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ECW Weekender: Bienville Square in Mobile, Alabama

This week a work event took me to Mobile, Alabama, and one hot, humid morning, I took a an early walk through some of the historic streets. Bienville Square caught my eye, and I decided to investigate. Turns out the … Continue reading

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Unpublished: Diary of a Louisiana Conscript

Extraordinary things can come bound in brown leather with tiny, cramped writing. In search of some family history, I took a trip to Tulane University’s Special Collections Archives in New Orleans. It was a trip for firsts. It was not … Continue reading

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The Voyage of the Clotilda – Part 2

See Part 1 The Africans held at the Ouidah barracoons (temporary holding cells for captives slated for sale) that would board the Clotilda came from all walks of life and different tribes. The majority of them were from Yoruba, though … Continue reading

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