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St. Louis No. 1 - New Orleans Oldest Graveyard

Founded in 1789, New Orleans' St. Louis No. 1 is our most visited cemetery, full of legends and prominent citizens. These are the stories of some of the most popular tombs.

Perhaps best known for its French Quarter, the Vieux Carré, New Orleans is famous for the influence of its French founders and the architectural treasures they left. But history didn't stop when the United States purchased Lousiana, and every age since has brought new influences.