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Have you joined us for our “Tombs by Twilight” tour? Our next tour of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 at dusk will be conducted on Saturday, December 17th at 4:00 PM – we hope you’ll join us!
Wreaths Across America will once again honor troops buried at national cemeteries---including Chalmette National Cemetery---by placing evergreen wreaths at headstones on Saturday, December 17.
Please join the staff, Board of Directors, and fellow members for socialization and celebration of SOC’s accomplishments in 2016!
To be held Tuesday, December 8, 2016 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Lousiana Endowment for the Humanities.
We had an amazing group of dedicated volunteers this morning at Lafayette Cemetery No. 2 - thank you to the wonderful folks with City Year New Orleans for coming out and lending a hand!
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


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 Friday, Saturday, and Monday, 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.


PLEASE NOTE: Although SOC conducts tours 7 days per week, our office is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and all major holidays. Office hours are 9 am to 5 pm CT, Monday through Friday.


Photo © to Sally Asher.

Join us for our next "Tombs by Twilight" tour on December 17th at 4:00pm!

Proceeds from the Tombs by Twilight Tours benefit restoration efforts in historic St. Louis Cemetery No. 1.

Members! Join us for our Annual Meeting on Thursday, December 8th, 2016 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm, at the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.

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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