volunteer firemen The entrance to the cemetery is flanked by pylons in the Egyptian Revival Style Many prominent Protestant New Orleanians are buried here Final resting place. If youre interested in tours, or even volunteering, visit. Bellocq is buried e cemetery is open Monday through Saturday from.m. Ferguson, an architect who became one of Jean Lafittes pirates, the citys first African-American mayor, voodoo queen Marie Laveau and many others. On your way into New Orleans from the airport, you'll catch a glimpse of the newer Metairie cemeteries. Known for ornate ironwork and Greek Revival-style tombs. Lee and Stonewall Jackson, contains the remains of 600 soldiers Open Monday through Sunday from 8:30.m. Explorers should take caution though. The plaintiff from the landmark 1896 Plessy. John and is a great place to get photographs of angel statues.
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