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Self-guided tour of St. Louis Cemetery #2

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Self-Guided Tour of St Louis Cemetery #2 We now visit this cemetery twice a day on our Two Cemeteries Tour, but if you can’t tour with us, please use this guide to explore this special, sacred place. Note: St. Louis Cemetery #2 is owned by the Archdiocese of New Orleans and is still an active…

The J.B.V. Jourdain tomb in St. Louis Cemetery #1

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Guests on my walking tours often ask me to recommend books about New Orleans history, and this is a subject I can surely address. One of the great books about New Orleans is The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case by Michael A. Ross.  Not only an account of the 1870 kidnapping of a toddler and the investigation…