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New Orleans cemeteries are characterized by their unique above-ground tombs, as seen here in Lafayette Cemetery No. 1. The tombs are often made of marble and intricately carved and decorated.

The Walking Dead: Cemeteries central to New Orleans Culture

Bryce Berman, Staff Reporter March 21, 2018

New Orleans is sinking two inches per year, and it would be quite fitting if the last thing sticking up out of the water were the tombs of the dead. The dead are buried above ground in New Orleans because...

Non-profit organization saves cemeteries, preserves city culture

Cam Lutz, Staff Reporter October 19, 2016

New Orleans' mysticism has always been one of its most popular attractions and draws in anybody with interest in the occult. Behind the homes for vampires and ghosts exists an organization that works to...

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