Creole Mourning Tour
Hermann-Grima and St. Louis #1
An historic home and cemetery exploration
(Walking Tour) by Reservation Only


THE HERMANN-GRIMA HOUSE

 
 
       
  Learn about the Creole mourning customs which the Hermann / Grima families observed then experience St. Louis #1, the city’s oldest surviving aboveground cemetery, site of the Grima family tomb as well as the final resting places of Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau; chess champion Paul Morphy; jazz great Isidore Barbarin; landmark plaintiffs Homer Plessy and Myra Clark Gaines; family of French Impressionist painter Edgar Degas; historic architect Benjamin Latrobe; legendary Creole Bernard de Marigny; first American Governor of Louisiana William Claiborne; first New Orleans African-American mayor Dutch Morial; and Nicolas Cage’s future tomb.  

GRIMA FAMILY TOMB, ST. LOUIS CEMETERY #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

 

TOMB OF MARIE LAVEAU THE VOODOO QUEEN


 

FAMILY TOMB OF FRENCH IMPESSIONIST
MASTER EDGAR DEGAS

 
       

JAZZ FUNERAL


 
       


         
 
 

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CREOLE MOURNING TOUR
HERMANN-GRIMA
AND ST. LOUIS #1
(WALKING TOUR)



By Reservation Only
Phone: (504) 947-2120
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ADVANCE PURCHASE RECOMMENDED.