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Save our Cemeteries educates visitors through graveyard tours

Learn more about New Orleans by taking a cemetery tour through the nonprofit organization, Save Our Cemeteries.

Preserving these areas is one of the mission of Save Our Cemeteries
Save Our Cemeteries
This non profit organization preserves cemeteries in New Orleans.
Save Our Cemeteries

The nonprofit organization preserves and protects the historic cemeteries of New Orleans. In addition, preservation of cultural, historical and architectural plays a pivotal role of Save Our Cemeteries.

"Our tours are educational and entertaining - but no ghosts or vampires here," said Angie Green, executive director of Save Our Cemeteries. "The real stories are fascinating enough! As a nonprofit organization, we are also the only tour company where 100 percent of our tour revenue goes back towards cemetery restoration and education."


  • In New Orleans, there are 42 cemeteries.
  • Cemeteries are a fascinating place, containing the entire history of New Orleans in one location.
  • Each of the 42 cemeteries holds a different slice of history.


It takes about 90 minutes to take the tour.

Contact Information

Save Our Cemeteries

501 Basin Street, #3C

New Orleans, LA 70112

(504) 525-3377

Tip #1: Visit the cemeteries, of course! Also, I recommend getting away from the French Quarter for a day or two, and exploring other neighborhoods in New Orleans, like Treme, Mid-City, and the Garden District.

Tip #2: Visit the website for the schedule on lectures and walking tours.

Tip #3: If you enjoyed the tour, you can donate, volunteer or become a member of this nonprofit organization to continue its mission to preserve and protect the history of New Orleans.

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