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New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Closures – Grillwork

 
 
Closures – Grillwork Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 26, 2011
1. Closures – Grillwork Marker
Inscription. These are samples of marble slabs used to adorn tombs and crypts after the opening has been sealed with brick and mortar. The tablets were gathered from areas of the cemetery where they has been put aside after falling from neglected or abandoned vaults. The iron-work is typical of many designs used in the construction of fences erected around family tombs.
 
Erected 1984 by New Orleans Archdiocesan Cemeteries.
 
Location. 29° 57.57′ N, 90° 4.3′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker can be reached from Basin Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 429 Basin Street, New Orleans LA 70112, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Orleans Battalion of Artillery (a few steps from this marker); Claiborne Tomb (a few steps from this marker); Protestant Section (a few steps from this marker); In the Protestant Section (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Eliza Lewis (within shouting distance of this marker); Italian Mutual Benevolent Society Tomb
Closures – Grillwork Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 26, 2011
2. Closures – Grillwork Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Bernard de Marigny (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located in Saint Louis Cemetery No. 1. St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 is bound by Basin, St. Louis, Conti and Treme Streets with the main entrance on Basin Street. Established in 1789 it is the oldest extant cemetery in New Orleans.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 15, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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