Preserving Italian Culture in New Orleans Cemeteries

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Thursday July 25, 2019. 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CDT. 537 S Peters St., New Orleans, LA 70130. Emily Ford of Oak and Laurel Cemetery returns to the American Italian Cultural Center for a fascinating lecture on preserving Italian culture in New Orleans cemeteries

This lecture will draw from the historic landscapes of all New Orleans cemeteries and from ongoing research into the preservation of Italian heritage. The impact of Italians in New Orleans cemeteries is most powerfully visible in Metairie Cemetery’s row of Italian society tombs, but Italian influence is present in all New Orleans cemeteries.

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SOURCE: American Italian Renaissance Foundation

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