Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Upon entering the St. Louis #1 Cemetery, Mark Twain coined the phrase 'City of the Dead'.
The history of our New Orleans cemeteries is a walk back in time and history.
Come learn the truth behind our burial customs and the unique stories of the residents of the St. Louis #1 cemetery.
Visit the final resting place of the Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau and actor Nicholas Cage, visit legends of jazz, see where Easy Rider was filmed , learn about the political intrigue of our city, discrimination, civil rights and human vice.
All withing the walled confines of the oldest continuously operating cemetery in New Orleans.
Cemetery Tours depart daily @ 10 am Fri. - Sun.
513 Royal St. @ Antoine's Annex coffee shop
Please arrive 15-20 minutes prior to departure.
Call 504 258 0760