The Baldwin County Commission has uploaded its 64 county-produced video Documentaries for public viewing on YouTube. The documentaries include local Baldwin County historical content as well as content on local area events and attractions.
These video documentaries include the early history of 26 Baldwin County public schools: Aaronville High School, Anna T. Jeanes School, Baldwin County High School, Baldwin County Training School, Old Bay Minette Elementary School, Belforest School, Crossroads School, Daphne Junior High School, Daphne Normal School, Douglasville High School, Elberta Middle School, Ellisville School, Elsanor School, Fairhope High School, Foley High School, Loxley School, Orange Beach School, Perdido School, Pine Grove School, Point Clear School, Robertsdale School, Silverhill School, Stapleton School, Summerdale School, Swift Consolidated School and The Little Red School House.
Also included are video documentaries on Baldwin County historical sites and local attractions as follows: Blakeley and Fort Morgan, Fort Blakeley Garrison Flag, Fairhope Colony Cemetery Historic Site, Five Rivers, Fort Mims, the History of Stockton, Alabama, Marlow Ferry Crossing, The Battle of Mobile Bay and Siege of Fort Morgan, Jack Friend (Mobile Bay and Mobile History), Baldwin County Journal Tensaw, Alabama, Baldwin County Heritage Museum, Swift-Coles Historic Home Documentary, Baldwin County Alabama Historical Church Documentary and Saluda Hill State Veteran’s Cemetery Bill Signing May 22, 2009.
Other historical documentaries and events include: Orange Beach 25th Celebration, Baldwin County Bicentennial Park Documentary, Baldwin County Bicentennial Birthday Bash December 19, 2009, Baldwin County Veterans Appreciation Day & Bicentennial Celebration Part 1 and Part 2, Baldwin County Bicentennial North/South Ball, Baldwin County Bicentennial Park 1st Old Time Country Festival April 30, 2011, Baldwin County Bicentennial Park 2nd Old Time Country Festival April 28, 2012 and Official Opening Ceremony of 19th Century Blacksmith Shop, Aaron Burr Documentary, Baldwin County History R. L. Smith Part 1 and Part 2, Civil War Monument Dedication July 24, 2010, General Bernardo de Galvez Monument Presentation May 9, 2009, Baldwin County Archives Documentary, Trailing Baldwin County History, 100th Anniversary Celebration Baldwin County Courthouse, Baldwin County 59th Fair & Bicentennial Celebration, Baldwin County Coliseum July 17, 2010, Baldwin County Alabama Historical Church Documentary, Dedication of Baldwin County Training School Black Education Museum, USO Canteen Dance Re-enactment, Girls Residential Wilderness Program and Baldwin County Council On Aging.
To view any of the documentaries, go to YouTube and type in Baldwin County Commission and highlight History. The screen will offer many YouTube films for viewing. If you should desire to view a specific film enter the name of the documentary and it should come up. If you should need further assistance please call the Baldwin County Department of Archives and History 251-580-1897.