The Victorian Inn And Conference Center

924 Plantation Blvd, Fairhope, Alabama, 36532, United States | Inn
 

Travel Blogs from Fairhope

Day 8: LA to AL

A travel blog entry by jenn.hess.9

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... combined with the already horrible humidity makes for some pretty $&@? visibility. We pulled up to the auto parts store and got an interesting smile from the gal (Marie) standing in front. Maybe because there was a monsoon going on and we were the only people looking around at the intersection with no wipers. When we finally found a place to pull over nearby, I ripped the valance off of the truck and took a look. BAD BUSHINGS! I walked into the parts store ...

'Bama Breeze

A travel blog entry by jblackert

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... to fill up on some food and gas before our next venture. We came across Rotollo’s, a pizza place with famous tasty cheese sticks we ordered as an appetizer. I ate a partial calzone and Jessica ordered the lasagna, all which was very good and fairly priced. As we left Jessica helped herself to a balloon animal – well, balloon "thing." We are not quite sure what it was and I’m still not sure why she wanted it but it rode with Gnomer in the ...

Forth to the Fourth Fort

A travel blog entry by cphenly

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... story in a New York paper some weeks later. No one who was actually present at the time reported that.

A bit of background: Farragut's ship was one of quite a few that came up the bay tethered together in pairs. There was a mine field (what we call mines now were called torpedos then) at the opening of the bay, and one of the ironclads was in fact destroyed by a mine. This threw the rest of the ships into disarray, and ...

USS Drum SS 228 Submarine

A travel blog entry by mga60tw

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We also saw the USS Drum SS 228 submarine today. It is on the same site as the USS Alabama and it is cool to get on a sub. The USS Drum SS 228 sank 15 Japanese ships during it's service. The sub is 311 ft long, 27 feet wide and could stay submerged for 24 hours at 2 knots. It had a crew of 72 men and carried 94,400 gallons of diesel. Boy, I could use some of that fuel on this ...

Shanghaied in Fairhope

A travel blog entry by shipoffools

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... told them that they'd have to wait out the high waters coming down from the north until levels were low enough, probably by Saturday. Big story about how a bridge was out due to flooding and they only open the locks one at a time until the waters were leveled, blah, blah, blah. He would be happy to have them dock at his Marina to wait out the waters. Joe ...

Location

This inn, located on 924 Plantation Blvd, Fairhope, is near Fairhope Municipal Pier, Fairhope Avenue, Lakewood Golf Club, and Rock Creek Golf Club.
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