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Joe Cain Day Generates Controversy at Mobile Mardi Gras 2014

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It seems Joe Cain Parading Society organizer Jim Baldwin wants to limit walking processions at the oldest Mardi Gras procession in the United States. Members of a Second Line marched through Bienville Square Park on Sunday to protest limits placed on walking crews at this year’s Mardi Gras in Mobile, Alabama, on of all days…

Mobile Mardi Gras 2014: Joe Cain Day Parade


MOBILE, Ala. — The Order Of Pi Krewe, led by Queen Stephanie VanArsdale, went off on Joe Cain Day in Mobile, Alabama on Saturday. Joseph Stillwell Cain, Jr. “Joe Cain” (October 10, 1832 – April 17, 1904) is largely credited with the rebirth of Mardi Gras celebrations in Mobile, Alabama, stopped due to the Civil…