Halloween Tour of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

Looking for something fun to do on Halloween morning?

Save Our Cemeteries will be offering a special tour of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, just outside the French Quarter on Monday, October 31, 2011, at 10:00am.

Tickets are $12 per person. Reservations are required, but costumes are optional. To attend, please call 504-525-3377.

(Yes – our regular Lafayette No. 1 tour will also be happening that day, too!)

Canal Street Cemeteries Tour

Come join Save Our Cemeteries for a special tour of the cemeteries at the foot of Canal Street.

On Saturday, October 29, 2011, at 10:00am, we’ll be weaving our way through Odd Fellows Rest, Cypress Grove, St. Patrick No. 2, and the Katrina Memorial. You’ll also learn about Greenwood Cemetery, where the Firemen’s Charitable & Benevolent Society are in the process of stabilizing the leaning Firemen’s Monument.

Tickets are $15 for SOC members, and $18 for non-members. Reservations are required, so please contact 504-525-3377 to reserve your spot.

Ironwork Volunteer Project in St. Louis No. 2

Ironwork in St. Louis Cemetery No. 2

Interested in helping restore the beautiful ironwork in historic St. Louis Cemetery No. 2?

Come join us on Sunday, October 23, 2011, as we carefully scrape off rust, clean, paint & prime the ironwork of one of the abandoned tombs in the cemetery. Volunteers must be over 16 years old, and willing to get dirty. Materials will be provided, but space is limited so please RSVP to Amanda at membership@saveourcemeteries.org or by calling 504-525-3377.

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