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St. Louis Cemetery #1

This is St. Louis Cemetery #1. There are three cemeteries in New Orleans named,
"St. Louis, however, this is perhaps one of the most famous cemeteries in the city
since this is the burial place of Marie Laveau and other colorful, historical figures.
Because the ground is too moist and graves quickly fill up with water when dug,
people are buried above ground in crypts, creating "Cities of the Dead."
This is the Pyramid Marker for St. Louis Cemetery #1
Below are photos taken throughout the cemetery.  Click on the photos to see a larger version.
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