The 13th annual "Colonial Isle Dauphine" will take place on Dauphin Island at the Fort Gaines Historic Site from 9am to 5pm on November 12-13.
This living history weekend will explore various aspects of life on the Gulf Coast in the early 1800's. Soldiers in uniforms reminiscent of the era will demonstrate drills and firing of the fort's cannon. Women will cook over an open hearth. Traders will be nearby displaying their wares for sale to fort denizens.
Fort Gaines Historic Site is located at 51 Bienville Blvd. on the eastern tip of Dauphin Island.