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 The Krewe of Carrollton (Orleans Parish)
The Krewe of Carrollton
Krewe organized in 1924
Fell dormant in 1942, restructured in 1947
325+ male and female riders
23 floats
17 marching bands
Old line-style parade
King, Queen, Captain, Past Year Royalty
Look for 3D logo beads and cups, but the collector's items are the beads and stuffed animals particular to each float and the blue adonized Captain's doubloons.
The krewe was founded when the Carrollton area existed between Orleans and Jefferson parishes by the Seventh District Carnival and Social Club.
Formerly a Mid-City New Orleans parade, the Krewe of Carrollton was one of the first of these to be rerouted to the Traditional Uptown Route in the late 90's.  It is also one of the great endurance stories of Carnival.  The krewe made a lasting place for itself in 1933 when, due to the wettest season on record Carrollton was the only daytime parade for the year, but a devastating den fire and the outbreak of World War II seemingly killed the krewe in 1942.  However, in 1947, the surviving members reunited and resumed their place in the Mardi Gras lineup.
This krewe shares a New Orleans theme This krewe shares its New Orleans theme with the krewes of Alla, ArabiGrela, Mid-City, NOMTOC, and Pontchartrain.

Adonis Aladdin Alla Aphrodite
Aquila Arabi
Argus Atlas Babylon Bacchus Bards Caesar
Carrollton Centurions Chaos Choctaw Cleopatra d'Etat
Druids Endymion Excalibur Gladiators Grela Hermes
Iris Isis Jason King Arthur L'il Rascals Mercury
Mid-City Morpheus Muses Napoleon NOMTOC Okeanos
Orpheus Oshun Pegasus Pontchartrain Proteus Pygmalion
Rex Rhea Saturn Shangri-La Sparta Thor
Thoth Tucks du Vieux Zeus Zulu




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