Special Tour: 19th Century Mourning & Interment Customs

Special Tour: 19th Century Mourning & Interment Customs

19th-century-burialThe Louisiana Landmarks Society and Save Our Cemeteries have partnered to present a special tour on “19th Century Mourning and Interment Customs.” The tour will showcase both the historic Pitot House museum and St. Louis Cemetery No. 3. Tour groups will meet at the Pitot House on Bayou St. John at 1:30 pm and walk to the historic St. Louis Cemetery No. 3. After a visit to the cemetery highlighting burial customs and historic figures interred there, the group returns to the Pitot House to learn about the house and its history. The Pitot House will interpret 19th century mourning customs. The tour will end at approximately 3:30pm.

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This combined special tour will be held Friday, November 21st. The cost is $30 per person. Discounts are available for LLS Members – to book your discounted admission, please call Louisiana Landmarks Society at 504-482-0312.

Louisiana Landmarks Society and Pitot House 1440 Moss Street | New Orleans, LA 70119

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