Krewe of Mask is, at its heart, an extension of the New Orleans Mardi Gras tradition, though Mardi Gras in Lagrange is likely going to be a different type of animal. Here are a few links that provide an overview of the history of Mardi Gras in New Orleans and other places.
Arthur Hardy's History of Mardi Gras
Krewe of Zulu (Krewe of Mask Mayor John Cashen is a member)
Mardi Gras in New Orleans (Wikipedia)
Mardi Gras in Mobile (Wikipedia)
Cajun Courir de Mardi Gras (Wikipedia)
Carnival in Brazil (Wikipedia)
Krewe of Mask will be on the ground floor of many new traditions for Mardi Gras in Lagrange, though much will be recognizeable from New Orleans and other places. Join today to help craft this new legacy!
Krewe Of Mask
Poobah of Mask, Dr. Kenneth Gordon