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Attend the 2016 Mobile Dragon Boat Festival

May 14, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Fuse Project's 2016 Mobile Dragon Boat Festival logoFuse Project’s third annual Mobile Dragon Boat Festival is scheduled for June 11, 2016 in Mobile at the USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park!

Dragon boat racing dates back over 2,000 years in Southern China, only emerging as an international sport from Hong Kong in 1976. These original races were an ancient folk ritual expressing both the religion and culture of the people involved.

While modern Dragon boat races have separated from this original intent, they are still teams of determined individual contending against each other in long, beautiful boats decorated to look like fancifully colored, oriental dragons – and that means fun!

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Visit Battleship Memorial Park

December 21, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

USS Alabama Battleship Memorial ParkBattleship Memorial Park in Mobile, Alabama is a military history park and museum containing a collection of historic aircraft and ships including the iconic USS Alabama and the USS Drum – both of which are National Historic Landmarks.

At Mobile’s Battleship Memorial Park, you can explore the USS Alabama and the oldest American submarine on display in the world, the USS Drum.

Aboard the USS Alabama, you have access to 12 decks of this fascinating ship and can explore much of her, including climbing inside gun turrets, getting a feel for what it must be like to man a 12mm gun, and even get locked in the brig! (they’ll let you back out – honest)

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