In 1924, Oak street merchants formed the Seventh District Carnival Club, which became the Krewe of Carrollton. J.W. Fordyce reigned as the first king of Carrollton's carnival organization. The krewe’s original parade route was around the…

The 1936 Court of the Seventh District Carnival Club. In 1933, the club had made history as the only daytime parade of the Mardi Gras season because of heavy rains. A fire in 1938 forced the krewe to use loaner floats from other krewes until 1941.…