Last January, a ship thought to be Clotilda--the last ship to bring enslaved persons to the U.S.--was discovered upriver from Mobile, Alabama. It was not the Clotilda. Since then, the Alabama Historical Commission and SEARCH2O have conducted a survey of the Mobile River. Check out the links below for PBS NewsHour's recent coverage of the archaeological investigations.
Click here for the story of the yet undiscovered Clotilda.
Click here to learn how the river's many shipwrecks help tell the area's long history.