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Cemeteries of New Orleans: A Journey Through the Cities of the Dead

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Cemeteries of New Orleans: A Journey through the Cities of the Dead is a photographic tour of the city’s captivating graveyards. Glorious photographs accompanied by interesting captions showcase more than fifteen of New Orleans’s historic and fascinating cemeteries (or ""cities of the dead""), such as St. Louis #1, Greenwood, St. Roch, Lafayette, and bayou and plantation c ...more
Hardcover, 112 pages
Published May 27th 2005 by Voyageur Press (first published April 30th 2005)
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Loren
Mar 08, 2011 rated it liked it
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This book is full of lovely color photographs of the cemeteries of New Orleans. From the frontispiece of the sunset burning behind the crosses of Greenwood to the warm golden light haloing the Madonnas of Metairie, photographer Laura A. McElroy perfectly encapsulates the peace and beauty of these wonderful places. There may be no better advertisement for visiting, supporting, and restoring these historic graveyards.

McElroy also does a good job of catching people and their relationships with the
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History, culture, cemeteries and New Orleans! All things I absolutely love!!!! Easy to read with good pictures.
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New Orleans Author Jan Arrigo writes about travel and her hometown's history.

BOOKS AUTHORED:
"NEW ORLEANS" (VOYAGEUR PRESS)

"EXPLORE JEAN LAFITTE NAT'L PARK AND PRESERVE" (MID CITY)

"CEMETERIES OF NEW ORLEANS, A JOURNEY THROUGH THE CITIES OF THE DEAD" (VOYAGEUR PRESS)

"PLANTATIONS AND HISTORIC HOMES OF NEW ORLEANS" (VOYAGEUR PRESS)


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