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I recommend taking a walking haunted tour at night first and learn the history. Being in the dark really adds to it. Unfortunately you can’t go inside after dark. Then go back in the day time and go inside and explore.
A lot of history in this cemetery. There are also some walking guides available for hire. Check out the wall with grave stones whose graves they could not locate after union troops desegregated the graves and moved the stones.
Wish we had booked a tour. Got off from the trolley to explore but disappointed. Not as interesting of a walk through on your own as cemeteries in NOLA but this place sure does have history. And it is so old. Very cool.
The cemetery is well preserved, the graves are taken care of. I was told that it was once ten times bigger than it is now. All the important graves are marked and are easy to find. The nature around is beautiful, it is surrounded by...More
It was established in 1750 and is well maintained. The most interesting thing about it, however, has to do with the ghost stories. Legend ? or history tells of Rene Rondolier who was convicted of murder and hung from a tree in the cemetery. His...More