1 Hour

LAFAYETTE CEMETERY #1 TOUR


This TOUR of the Lafayette Cemetery #1 is designed for those guests who only want about an hour tour to explore the famous burial site in the American Sector of the GARDEN DISTRICT.  

You will see: 

OVEN WALL VAULTS

FAMILY TOMBS (OVEN VAULTS)

SOCIETY TOMBS (OVEN VAULTS)


You will hear about the history of the American influx into the area after the Louisiana Purchase and how disease was rampant, killing over forty thousand New Orleanians and about one hundred thousand people in Louisiana alone. As well, you will hear how they cemeteries in the area managed that many deceased individuals for burial.


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