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Buras in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Bayou Mardi Gras

1699-1999

 
 
Bayou Mardi Gras Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, September 2, 2022
1. Bayou Mardi Gras Marker
Inscription.  
His Majesty Rex, King of the Carnival and Monarch of Merriment hereby honors the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the first celebration of Mardi Gras in Louisiana.
 
Erected 1999 by Rex Organazation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 29° 21.435′ N, 89° 27.409′ W. Marker is in Buras, Louisiana, in Plaquemines Parish. Marker is on Herbert Harvey Drive, half a mile east of Levee Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buras LA 70041, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Bayou Mardi Gras (here, next to this marker); Eads Jetties (here, next to this marker); Fort Jackson (approx. 0.3 miles away); Plaquemines Parish (approx. 0.8 miles away); The 1893 Hurricane (approx. 0.8 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Located on the grounds of Fort Jackson Historic site.
 
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Bayou Mardi Gras Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, September 2, 2022
2. Bayou Mardi Gras Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2022, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 220 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2022, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.

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