Everything you need to know about New Orleans’ Cities of the Dead~

There is no shortage of spooky graveyards in America, especially in the South and, it seems, when it comes to burying the dead no city does it better, and with more extravagance, than New Orleans. With row after row of above-ground tombs, New Orleans cemeteries are often referred to as “Cities of the Dead.” Burying the dead in a city that is below sea level and prone to flooding is no easy task. The dead prefer to stay dry and if not kept that way will make their displeasure known…

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#TodayInHistory – June 29

June 29 – Some important events on this day. 512 👉🏼 A solar eclipse is recorded by a monastic chronicler in Ireland. 🌓 1534 👉🏼 Jacques Cartier discovers Prince Edward Islands Canada. He explored and claimed what is now Canada for France. In addition, he was the first European to describe and map the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the shores of the Saint Lawrence River. These he named “The Country of Canadas”, after the Iroquois names for the two big settlements he saw at Stadacona (Quebec City) and at…

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