SOC’S FIRST “ST. LOUIS 1 & 2 COMBINATION TOUR” IS SATURDAY, JUNE 18TH

 

Photo of St. Louis Cemetery No. 2, credited to photographer Beth Trepagnier

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! The first opportunity to take this tour will be on June 18th, 2016 at 12:30pm

Tours to be offered on the second and fourth Wednesday of the Month, and the first and third Saturday of the month at 12:30pm.

The St. Louis cemeteries are the final resting place for many of New Orleans’ most illustrious citizens.Hear about the lasting influence of diverse individuals, from governors and mayors to jazz musicians, early civil rights activists to veterans of the Battle of New Orleans.

This is a 2 hour tour that involves considerable walking. The cemeteries are approximately two blocks apart. Tour cost is $30.00 with advance registration for participants over the age of 12. Proceeds from all tours help fund Save Our Cemeteries restoration program.

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