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Mobile in Mobile County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Comic Cowboys of Mobile

A Mardi Gras Street Parade Society

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel
1. The Comic Cowboys of Mobile Marker
Inscription. This marker commemorates the one hundredth anniversary of the founding in Mobile of the Comic Cowboys, a Mardi Gras society believed to be unique in all the world. For a century, it has annually fulfilled its mission by using the art of caricature, the finesse of satire and the devastation of outrageous slap-stick to amuse and inform the public of the human frailties of the people, the products and the politics affecting their lives...and always

"Without Malice"

This plaque is dedicated to the memory of the society's originator, founder and its first chief cowpoke, Dave Levi.

1884 1984
 
Location. 30° 41.232′ N, 88° 2.632′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Civic Center Drive and South Claiborne Street. Touch for map. Located near the Mobile Civic Center. Marker is in this post office area: Mobile AL 36602, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Le Marquis de Lafayette visited Mobile (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Government Street Presbyterian Church (about 800 feet away); Mobile City Limits (approx. 0.2 miles away); 400 Government Street 1860
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By Mike Wintermantel
2. The Comic Cowboys of Mobile Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Portier House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Christ Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Mobile Bar Association (approx. 0.2 miles away); On this Spot Woodrow Wilson Said: (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobile.
 
Also see . . .  The Comic Cowboys. The Mobile Mask (Submitted on January 28, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Entertainment
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 28, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 183 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 28, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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