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Mardi Gras

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Mardi Gras also called Shrove Tuesday, or Fat Tuesday, in English, refers to events of the ... "Mardi Gras". The event started as an attempt to bring about public acceptance of homosexuali...

Mardi Gras History | Mardi Gras New Orleans

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Mardi Gras History. The origins of Mardi Gras can be traced to medieval Europe, passing through Rome and Venice in the 17th and 18th centuries to the French ...

Mardi Gras History | Origins, Mystery and Lore - New Orleans

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Learn about the history of Mardi Gras and how it got its beginnings. Discover the lore and mystery of this New Orleans festive event.

Catholic Roots of Mardi Gras - Fat Tuesday History

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Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, is the last hurrah before the Catholic season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. It also has links to the Christmas season through ...

History of Mardi Gras Parades

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Here is the complete history of Mardi Gras parades, their humble beginnings, what a ... Beads, costumes, and King Cakes are all Mardi Gras staples, however,  ...

The Traditions Of Mardi Gras

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The history of a Mardi Gras celebration existed many years before Europeans came to the New World. Some time in the Second Century, during mid-February ...

Mardi Gras - ReligionFacts

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In the Christian religion, Mardi Gras (French for "Fat Tuesday" and also known as Carnival and Shrove Tuesday) is the last day before the beginning of Lent, ...

History of Mardi Gras Beads - Punchbowl

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Mardi Gras beads have been popularized for their widespread use on Fat Tuesday in New Orleans. Each year, crowds of people line up to snag as many ...

The History of Mardi Gras in Mobile Alabama | USA Today

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Though most people associate Mardi Gras with New Orleans, Mobile, Alabama, began holding the festival in 1703, 15 years before it started in Louisiana.

The history and mystery of Mardi Gras in Mobile, Alabama | Fox News

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Feb 10, 2015 ... Mobile, founded by Roman Catholics from France in 1702, was home to the first mystic society, or "krewe," which held America's first Mardi Gras ...

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Though Mardi Gras celebrations in the New Orleans area were documented as early as 1699, a group called the Mystik Krewe of Comus staged the first Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans in 1857.
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Mardi Gras - Holidays - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Mardi Gras, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.

Mardi Gras History And Facts: The Real Meaning Behind These 5 ...

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Mar 2, 2014 ... This year's Mardi Gras, a festival marked by an endless cyclone of feathers, costumes, beads and booze that whips through city streets all over ...

Arthur Hardy's History of Mardi Gras - New Orleans

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New Orleans Mardi Gras history describing traditions including parades, krewes, king cake and flambeauxs.