5 in 1 Cemetery Tour
NEW ORLEANS HISTORY
On this tour, you will explore an amazing collection of five cemeteries in the New Orleans’ Mid City neighborhood. Learn about the trials and tribulations of New Orleans’ early Irish immigrants in St. Patrick Cemetery as well as the devastating effects of yellow fever in the Charity Hospital Cemetery. Experience stunning architecture and admire some of the city’s most extravagant tombs in Greenwood and Cypress Grove cemeteries. Lastly, conclude your tour with an overview of the lasting effects of Hurricane Katrina. Meanwhile, paying respect to the many lives lost in the Hurricane Katrina Memorial Cemetery. Get a glimpse of New Orleans’ mysterious Odd Fellows Rest which was the final resting place for members of a faded secret society. If you were looking to go into a New Orleans Cemetery book this tour as St. Louis #1 cemetery is closed.
WALK INTO A NEW ORLEANS CEMETERY
New Orleans has many different types of burial styles. Therefore, this tour will provide an overview of the burial styles commonly used. Each New Orleans Cemetery visited has a unique history, architecture, and cultural significance. In addition, your tour guide will point out the tombs of several iconic New Orleanians ranging from local politicians to famous authors. Due to Covid-19 this is one of the only tours that go into a cemetery. However, if you want to go into a cemetery at night check out the Haunted Cemetery Bus Tour.
Time: 2 to 3:30PM
Location: Sacred Grinds, 5055 Canal Street
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