Samuel Hermann, a Jewish merchant who married a Catholic woman, introduced the American-style Federal design to the Quarter in 1831....
Musée Conti Historical Wax Museum
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An unfounded fear of yellow-fever contagion led the city to forbid funerals for fever victims at the St Louis Cathedral. Built in 1826...
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One of the surest signs of a good bar is its popularity with chefs, who generally demand a high-quality drink after a long day in the kitchen. Fahy’s is very popular with French Quarter service staff getting off their shifts, which is as high a praise as any local bar could hope for. Dogs are welcome and generally in abundance (another sign of a friendly spot), and the pool tables clack until the wee hours.