A walking or driving route that recreates the history of Mobile from the colonial period to the early twentieth century
and particularly the birth of America's Mardi Gras traditions. 

Discover the festive side of life during the steamboat era, learn about Creole culture and Guilded Age extravagance, mixed with the intrigue of secret societies, theatrical tableaux, exclusive ballrooms and exotic street spectacles. 


The self-guided tour is available online and soon in print! 
To schedule a small-group guided tour, click HERE
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MISSION 
To improve community cohesion and public engagement
by sharing the stories of
Mobile's social and cultural heritage.


GOALS

To provide resources and information, opportunities to connect and a forum
for sharing stories, inspiration and ideas. 

To build community pride and confidence by increasing knowledge and access

To encourage appreciation and understanding by challenging social, economic and ethnic barriers

To promote opportunities for community dialog

To establish corporate, civic and non-profit partnerships

To inspire cultural innovation

To provide useful data by measuring the impact of shared cultural experiences