A walking or driving route that recreates the birth of America's mystic Mardi Gras tradition. 

Discover the festive side of life during the steamboat era, authentic Creole culture and the extravagance of the Guilded Age, mixed with the intrigue of secret societies, flambeaus and ballrooms. 
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MOBILE MARDI GRAS TRAIL 
MISSION  


TO ENGAGE THE COMMUNITY IN MOBILE'S HISTORY 

-To engage the public in Mobile’s social and cultural history by providing vibrant and compelling educational resources.

--To discover, organize and increase public access to historical
resources related to Mobile's mystic societies and parades. 

-- To provide a professional and easily accessible interpretation of Mobile's nineteenth and early twentieth century history. 


--To create and execute performances and events that stimulate awareness and appreciation for Mobile’s arts and culture. 

--To promote a cross-disciplinary approach to arts education

--To establish a forum around which cultural organizations can meet regularly to communicate more effectively, cooperate, collaborate and find ways to accelerate progress. 

-- To create and promote partnerships that encourage the collaboration of civic, corporate, private and non-profit entities. 

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