St. Louis #1 Cemetery Tours available on your schedule. No reservations necessary when are ready just walk to the front entrance of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church on Rampart and Conti Streets.
This unique walking tour lead by Denise Augustine will engage you totally. The two hours you spend with her while listening to stories of the Afro-Creoles and their imprint on New Orleans will never leave your mind. Ms. Augustine masked as a baby doll and can tell you first hand of the rich history of second line parades in the Treme neighborhood. Born and raised right in this neighborhood, you can have no better guide through the lives of famous Afro-Creoles in New Orleans. 2+ hour tour begins in Armstrong Park at Congo Square $35.00 pp, reservations required.
Escape the large impersonal group tours and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of a private group tour. Denise specializes in the sacred stories of the Afro-Creoles from the Treme where she was born and raised. This tour can be catered to your schedule and group size. You can go for one hour or much longer depending what you want. Call for details at 504-452-9237.
Our Mission Statement
Our guides provide you with the most interesting and historically accurate history of the oldest Catholic cemeteries in New Orleans. Be introduced through expert story telling to some of the famous and infamous prior residents of the city that time forgot. Step back into colonial times to hear about how disease and over crowding took the lives of so many buried here in the walls of St. Louis Cemetery #1. Walk through the rows of tombs and hear about the Plantation days, the civil war, and the birth of the civil rights movement in America. Our professional guides will keep you engaged and leave you enchanted with New Orleans.