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Mardi Gras in Mobile: The First American Carnival: Websites

A guide to the resources the USA Libraries hold related to Mardi Gras in Mobile, AL

Mardi Gras

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Mardi Gras Websites

City of Mobile: Mardi Gras

Info on Mardi Gras in Mobile including history, parade schedule, parade routes, history of Mardi Gras, and safety tips.

Mobile Carnival Museum

Mardi Gras, A Family Tradition

This website, sponsored by the Mobile Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau, includes the upcoming schedule, Mardi Gras history timeline, Mardi Gras terminology, safety tips, parade routes, and "A King's History of Mardi Gras"

Le Krewe de Bienville

Mobile, Alabama's only civic Mardi Gras organization; it was founded in 1961 as a non-profit organization formed for the purpose of promoting Mobile as the birthplace of Mardi Gras in the United States.

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