Save Our Cemeteries is offering a special, rare tour of St. Louis Cemetery No. 2 on November 1, 2011, at 10:00am.
St. Louis Cemetery No. 2 was established in 1823 and is located in the Faubourg Treme neighborhood, three blocks behind St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. It is the largest early Creole cemetery in New Orleans, covering three city blocks. The cemetery contains one of the finest collections of antebellum mortuary art in the South and is the final resting place for significant jazz musicians, local war heroes, and even a notorious pirate.
Tickets for the tour are $15 for SOC members & $18 for non-members and reservations are required. To RSVP, please call 504-525-3377.