May 27, 2020
Cemeteries of New Orleans: A Journey Through the Cities of the Dead
Posted by Jan Arrigo Laura A. McElroy

Cemeteries of New Orleans A Journey through the Cities of the Dead is a photographic tour of the city s captivating graveyards Glorious photographs accompanied by interesting captions showcase than fifteen of New Orleans s historic and fascinating cemeteries or cities of the dead , such as St Louis 1, Greenwood, St Roch, Lafayette, and bayou and plantation cCemeteries of New Orleans A Journey through the Cities of the Dead is a photographic tour of the city s captivating graveyards Glorious photographs accompanied by interesting captions showcase than fifteen of New Orleans s historic and fascinating cemeteries or cities of the dead , such as St Louis 1, Greenwood, St Roch, Lafayette, and bayou and plantation country cemeteries This intriguing volume includes helpful travel information, such as a list of who s buried where Sidebars and captions discuss origins of All Saints Day, architectural styles, burial processes, cemetery preservation, history, jazz funerals, and voodoo, making Cemeteries of New Orleans A Journey through the Cities of the Dead a stunning keepsake About the Author and Photographer Jan Arrigo of New Orleans is the author of Explore Jean Lafitte National Park and Preserve Louisiana and Voyageur Press s New Orleans She is a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors and Editorial Freelancers Association Laura A McElroy of Atlanta, Georgia, is a freelance travel photographer whose work can be found in magazines, including Y all and Destinations, on postcards and in regional travel books She teamed up with Jan Arrigo for Voyageur Press s New Orleans.

  • Title: Cemeteries of New Orleans: A Journey Through the Cities of the Dead
  • Author: Jan Arrigo Laura A. McElroy
  • ISBN: 9780896586659
  • Page: 254
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Cemeteries of New Orleans A Journey Through the Cities of the Dead Cemeteries of New Orleans A Journey through the Cities of the Dead is a photographic tour of the city s captivating graveyards Glorious photographs accompanied by interesting captions showcase than fi

    Loren

    This book is full of lovely color photographs of the cemeteries of New Orleans. From the frontispiece of the sunset burning behind the crosses of Greenwood to the warm golden light haloing the Madonnas of Metairie, photographer Laura A. McElroy perfectly encapsulates the peace and beauty of these wonderful places. There may be no better advertisement for visiting, supporting, and restoring these historic graveyards.McElroy also does a good job of catching people and their relationships with the [...]


    Jennifer

    History, culture, cemeteries and New Orleans! All things I absolutely love!!!! Easy to read with good pictures.



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