Mobile in Mobile County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Mobile's First Mardi Gras Parade
Erected 2017 by the Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 30° 41.409′ N, 88° 2.406′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Marker is at the intersection of South Royal Street and Government Street, on the right when traveling north on South Royal Street. Touch for map. Located next to the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center & the History Museum of Mobile. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 South Royal Street, Mobile AL 36602, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are Admiral Raphael Semmes, CSA (within shouting distance of this marker); City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); 10" Rifled Sea Coast Columbiad (within shouting distance of this marker); "Damn The Torpedoes!" The Campaigns for Mobile, 1864 - 1865 (within shouting distance of this marker); How Big was the Original Fort Condé? (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cadillac Homesite (about 500 feet away); Office of Dr. Henry S. LeVert, 1804-1864. (about 500 feet away); Christ Church (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobile.
More about this marker. Although the marker is dated 2016, it was actually erected January 6th, 2017. At midnight on that day, Twelfth Night, or Epiphany, the Carnival season officially began.
OOM is the abbreviation for Order of Myths.
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 171 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.