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St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

501 Basin St, New Orleans, Louisiana USA

Open Now
Sun 8a-3p
  • Credit Cards
    not Accepted
  • Not Wheelchair
    Accessible
  • No Public
    Restrooms
  • No Wifi

All Saints Day in New Orleans -- Decorating the Tombs in One of the City Cemeteries, an 1885 engraving. Saint Louis Cemetery is the name of three Roman Catholic cemeteries in New Orleans, Louisiana. Most of the graves are above-ground vaults constructed in the 18th and 19th centuries. Cemeteries No. 1 and No. 2 are included on the National Register of Historic Places and the Louisiana African American Heritage Trail.

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Nancy Sewell

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March 11, 2016

The oldest of New Orleans' many historic cemeteries, St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 was established in 1789 and now measures just one city block in the city's French Quarter. In the early years, everyone who was anyone was interred here, from Voodoo priestess Marie Laveau to architect Benjamin Latrobe.

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St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

501 Basin St
New Orleans, Louisiana
USA

Hours

Open now until 3:00 pm
  • Sat: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Wed - Fri: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Tue: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Sun, Mon: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Credit Cards not Accepted
  • Not Wheelchair Accessible
  • No Public Restrooms
  • No Wifi
  • Street Parking
  • Yes Parking

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