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Discover The Mosher Castle.

Fairhope’s Storybook Castles are actually two properties, joined together in a tucked-away wonderland by family legacy and artistic creativity. These magical, one-of-a-kind handcrafted treasures were created over more than sixty years, beginning with Sheldon’s Castle,
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Explore the Hermit Hut of Tolstoy Park.

In the 1920’s, Henry Stuart of Idaho was told by his doctor –mistakenly – he had just a year to live and should head to a warmer climate. Packing south to Fairhope, Stuart built and
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Watch for a rising tide… and catch a worldwide phenomenon. Jubilee!

When weather gets hot and still, with a gentle east wind and slick bay in summertime…. conditions are right for a jubilee.
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Get a castnet- they come in all sizes.

Throwing a cast net is an honored local art form – and can make you appear brilliant or foolish within the span of 60 seconds.
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Read a local author.

You’ll find books by Sonny Brewer, Winston Groom, Frank Hollon, Fannie Flagg or Rick Bragg at the Fairhope Library and just might see the writers themselves strolling around town. And find out who’s staying at
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Meet the pelican on the Fairhope Pier.

Sam’s been at the same spot for years. Ask any local – they’ll introduce you. Bring some bread.. and make a new friend.
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Take a summer sailing lesson at Fairhope Yacht Club.

Each summer, dozens of small sailboats dot the waters looking like tiny bathtubs in one of Fairhope Yacht Club’s best traditions. The children’s clinic – in the beginner Opti’s – is just one of the
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Check out a theater or pops performance on the bluff.

Each spring, Eastern Shore Reparatory takes Fairhope arts to its roots – at thebayfront. Since the town’s earliest days, outdoor performances were set at the bottom of the bluff near the pier, where Henry George
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Rent a Fairhope Bike and cruise the Fruit and Nut Section.


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Hang out on Magnolia River and watch the only postal delivery… by boat… in the US.

Magnolia is one of two rivers that empty into Weeks Bay – and home to the only remaining year-round postal river route in the country. Since 1915, the US Postal service has delivered mail by
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