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Mardi Gras Krewes
 

Pegasus
By Arthur Hardy

Pegasus

Born of the blood of Medusa, the white winged horse of Greek mythology is the name of this New Orleans-based krewe founded in 1956. The club’s slogan has deep meaning for its members – “Neither rain, nor cold, nor strike, nor hurricane’s might.” In 1965 Hurricane Betsy wiped out the krewe’s costumes; its first parade in 1966 rolled in deluge; and one of Pegasus’ first balls was held in 15-degree weather. Pegasus became the first to skirt the 1979 police strike by rescheduling its parade in suburbia.

 
Pegasus Route Map
 

Arthur Hardy's Mardi Gras GuideFor more information on this parade's theme, riders, bands, and throws for this year, order the premier guide to everything Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Arthur Hardy's award-winning Mardi Gras Guide contains 164 colorful pages of facts, photos, features, and fun, including more than 50 individual parade profiles and maps. Click here to order the guide online.
 
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