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Travel Along the Dora Franklin Finley African American Heritage Trail

January 25, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

Dora Franklin Finley African American Heritage TrailDiscover the history and often unsung heroes of Mobile’s ethnically diverse past on the Dora Franklin Finley African-American Heritage Trail. The trail’s more than 40 points of interest reveal otherwise forgotten chapters of history and stories of unrelenting courage.

“You can’t know where you’re going until you know where you’ve been,” they say. Well, the Dora Franklin Finley African American Heritage Trail provides just such an opportunity. The trail is a window to the rich history of Mobile, AL.

Mobile is nothing if not culturally diverse – and it pretty much always has been that way. French, Spanish, British, Creole, Catholic, Greek, African and more. These groups and many others have played their part, with the end result that Mobile has been and remains a colorful and diverse community.

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