These photos were taken February 9, 2002, during the first two hours of the LeJeune Cove
Mardi Gras Run, a revival of a run that had not been held for some 50 years. For more photos and information, go to
LSUE's LeJeune Cove Mardi Gras Page.
right, Capitaine Gus Gravot is shown meeting with the homeowners at the first stop on the
run. The other photos shown some of the musicians, the LeJeune Cove Wagon, the
co-capitaines trying to deal with a Mardi Gras who wanted to jump on a homeowner's
trampoline, Patsy Hebert (who prepares The Patsy Report) responding
to a begging Mardi Gras, and other scenes that revived in 2002 the kind of Mardi Gras
amusements that were part of the run when it was last held five decades earlier.