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

Italian Mutual Benevolent Society Tomb

 
 
Italian Mutual Benevolent Society Tomb Marker image. Click for full size.
November 18, 2011
1. Italian Mutual Benevolent Society Tomb Marker
Inscription. This architectural masterpiece is the most notable of the many multi-vaulted society tombs in the cemetery. Designed by Pietro Gualdi it was fabricated in Italy and erected in 1857 at a cost of $40,000. Ownership was ceded to the cemetery in 1986 by Loggia Dante #174, F&M which had acquired ownership from Italian Society in 1949.

Restored by New Orleans Archdiocesan Cemeteries 1986-1987
 
Location. 29° 57.552′ N, 90° 4.296′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker can be reached from Basin Street south of St. Louis Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. In cemetery on Conti Street side (western) 2 rows in from Conti Street wall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 425 Basin St, New Orleans LA 70112, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Homer Adolph Plessy (a few steps from this marker); Orleans Battalion of Artillery (a few steps from this marker); Bernard de Marigny (within shouting distance of this marker); Closures – Grillwork (within shouting distance of this marker); Marie Laveau (within shouting distance of this marker);
Italian Mutual Benevolent Society Tomb image. Click for full size.
November 18, 2011
2. Italian Mutual Benevolent Society Tomb
Multiple Burials (within shouting distance of this marker); "Oven" Vaults (within shouting distance of this marker); Claiborne Tomb (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 25, 2015. This page has been viewed 161 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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