Save Our Cemeteries Mentioned in Smithsonian Magazine

Volunteers are Struggling to Maintain New Orleans’ Iconic Tombs - Smithsonian article 9-28-15. Image by Robert Holmes/CORBISPhotograph by Robert Holmes/CORBIS


Save Our Cemeteries is proud to have been mentioned in a September 28th article in the Smithsonian Magazine online (

“This is the second cemetery where we’ve had an emergency operation like this,” Adam Stevenson, president of Save Our Cemeteries tells Welch while observing emergency repairs at Valence Cemetery following a break-in. “Between here and Lafayette No. 2…there were about 20-odd open vaults. Something just had to be done.”

Read the whole article here:
“Volunteers are Struggling to Maintain New Orleans’ Iconic Tombs” – Smithsonian Magazine