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We would like to extend our thanks to the volunteers from Bayou Preservation, LLC and Save Our Cemeteries who were hard at work last week limewashing tombs in historic St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. Thank you for your time and dedication!
Join us for our Annual Seminar on July 16th, 2016! Guests interested in attending the full-day will enjoy guided tours of St. Louis No. 3, Metairie and Cypress Grove Cemeteries - or simply join us for the afternoon lecture series! (More info...)
Tour two of the oldest existing cemeteries in New Orleans located just steps from the French Quarter: this tour showcases local burial practices, history, culture, and the evolution of cemetery architecture in southern Louisiana.
Have you joined us for our “Tombs by Twilight” tour? Our next tour of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 at dusk with be on Saturday, July 23rd at 6:30 PM. (More Info...)
Save Our Cemeteries tour of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 makes The Huffington Post's "5 Best Guided Cemetery Tours in America." Our St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 tour came in at #3! Link to full article is available on our Blog

CEMETERY WALKING TOURS

Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 - in New Orleans' historic Garden District.
Daily at 10:30 am.

St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 - just outside the historic French Quarter.
Monday through Saturday at 10:00am, 11:30 am, and 1:00 pm. Sunday at 10 am.

St. Louis Cemetery No. 2 - a few blocks from the historic French Quarter.
This tour is only offered on the fourth Sunday of the month, and the second and fourth Monday of each month, at 10:00 am.

St. Louis Cemeteries nos. 1 & 2 Combo Tour - this combination tour is offered every Saturday, as well as on the second and fourth Wednesday of the Month, at 12:30pm.

Reservations are required, so please book your tickets online. You must book online at least two hours before the tour begins.

 

UPCOMING LECTURES & SPECIAL EVENTS

Join Save Our Cemeteries for our Annual Seminar on July 16th!

Guests interested in joining SOC for the full-day will enjoy guided tours of St. Louis No. 3, Metairie and Cypress Grove Cemeteries (transportation between cemeteries will be provided via bus), before the afternoon lecture sessions commence.

Save Our Cemeteries is very pleased to announce the development of a new tour, the St. Louis Cemeteries nos. 1 & 2 Combo Tour - we would love for you to join us!

Tours to be offered every Saturday, as well as on the second and fourth Wednesday of the Month, at 12:30pm.


Save Our Cemeteries is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit in New Orleans, LA. Our mission is to preserve, protect, and promote the historic cemeteries of New Orleans through restoration, education, and advocacy.

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