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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Cemetery Series ............ New Orleans

St. Louis Cemetery No. 3
3421 Esplanade Ave.
constructed in 1854
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originally called the Bayou Cemetery
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larger than St.Louis Cemeteries 1 and 2
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consists of three main aisles 
 going from Esplanade towards
 Lake Ponchartrain
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a mix of personal tombs and
'society' tombs 
( wall /block tombs that contain 
tiers of individual vaults )






 Dante Lodge
( Masonic Lodge tomb primarily men of Italian descent )

United Benevolent Slavonian Association


1 comment:

Valerie said...

I have never seen cemeteries like this, Faye. It's simply amazing.