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Mardi Gras 2008
The Philadelphia Mummers Return to Galveston
by Jim and Lynda Guidry
Saturday, February 02, 2008

The Philadelphia Mummers Quaker City String Band entertained Galveston Island residents and visitors with a traditional performance on Ships Mechanic Row in front of the Tremont House Hotel on Friday. Listen: RealPlayer  MP3

Captain Bob Shannon announced that it would be his last year to lead the band and introduced Charles Roetz, Sr., the new captain.

The Mummers will be a major feature of the Knights of Momus Grand Night Parade.

For the sights of sounds of Mardi Gras! 2008 in Galveston, Kemah, Bolivar, Beaumont and Port Arthur Click Here






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