The History of Lafayette Mardi Gras – Rick Chappuis and John Swift

Lafayette lives for Mardi Gras! This episode is a special repeat of our interview with Rick Chappuis and John Swift who joined Discover Lafayette to discuss the history of Mardi Gras in Lafayette LA. The first recorded Mardi Gras festivity took place on Feb. 14, 1869, at the Court House downtown. Although it was a […]

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