Lafayette Cemetery #1

1400 Washington Ave

Must See + Cemetery Tour + Garden District + Tour

Located in what now is the heart of the Garden District, between Washington, Sixth, Prytania, and Coliseum streets, Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 is the oldest of the seven municipal, city-operated cemeteries in New Orleans. It is a non-segregated, non-denominational cemetery. There are immigrants from over 25 different countries and natives of 26 states as identified on the closure tablets.

Hours of the Cemetery:
Monday- Friday: 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Saturday closes at noon
Closed most major holidays

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