NYU Black Renaissance Noire Winter 2014 - Page 24

John Pinderhughes St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 Photography Established in the late 1700’s, St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 is the oldest extant cemetery in New Orleans and is still the site of several burials a year. The cemetery is the final resting place of many prominent New Orleans families, particularly the Creole population. Upon initial development, St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 was F