Saint Louis Cemetery Number One
Oldest Cemetery in the City
Address: 3421 Esplanade Avenue New Orleans 70119 United States
Located on the boundary of the French Quarter, Saint Louis Cemetery Number One is the oldest cemetery in the city. The above ground burial practices are typical of swampy New Orleans, where early settlers soon discovered that coffins buried in the ground would float to the surface after a hard rain. There are many ornate family tombs and vaults, but for safety reasons you are encouraged to visit these attractions with a tour group.
Phone: +1 504 482 5065
Hours: Su from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
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