Mardi Gras Indian Gang Guardians of the Flame Parade Route Announced

The venerable Mardi Indian Krewe, Guardians of the Flame, founded by Big Chief Donald Harrison, Sr. and carried on by his son Donald Harrison, Jr. and other members of his family, announced its 2013 parade route for Mardi Gras Day, beginning on Independence Street in the Ninth Ward.

Guardians of the Flame, Mardi Gras Day 2012, marching down Independence Street.

Schedule for Mardi Gras Day 2013

Guardians of the Flame

February 12, 2013


8:00 a.m. Leave from Donald Harrison, Sr. Museum with Ceremony in memory of Big Chief Donald Harrison, Sr.

1930 Independence Street


8:45 a.m. Home of Community Elder George LaFrance


9:00 a.m. Home of Community Elders Mrs. Perkins and Mrs. Boose


9:15 a.m. Musicians’ Village – Site of Memory stops at homes of:

Peter “Chuck” Badie, Counsel Chief Joseph Jenkins,  Lolet Boutté,   Al “Carnival Time” Johnson,  Joseph “Smokey” Johnson


10:00 a.m. Caravan to St. Margaret’s Daughters Home

3419 St. Claude Ave.