Tag Archives: Lafayette Cemetery

An advertisement for the New Orleans Cemeteries

Cemeteries of New Orleans: A Journey Through the Cities of the Dead by Jan Arrigo My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book is full of lovely color photographs of the cemeteries of New Orleans. From the frontispiece of the … Continue reading

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A Photographic Tour of New Orleans’ Historic Cemeteries

New Orleans: Cemeteries by Eric J. Brock My rating: 4 of 5 stars This little gem is part of a series which collects historic photographs of Americana. Images of America: New Orleans Cemeteries includes hundreds of black-and-white photographs of more … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #77: Lafayette Cemetery #1

Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 1400 Washington Street New Orleans, Lousiana 70115 Founded: 1833 Size: one city block Number of interments: 10,000+ Open: Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday 7 a.m. to noon. Closed: Sunday and holidays (except … Continue reading

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Homemade tribute to New Orleans’ cemeteries

Sacred ~ New Orleans Funerary Grounds by Elizabeth Huston My rating: 2 of 5 stars I don’t know if it’s fair to review a book published on Lulu, but I paid my $32 (It would have been more, but I … Continue reading

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A big, big book of New Orleans cemetery photographs

Consecrated Ground: Funerary Art of New Orleans by Lisa L Cook My rating: 4 of 5 stars If you truly love someone, impress her with this magnificent book. It’s 12×15 inches and chock full of black-and-white photos of grave monuments … Continue reading

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