Blood on Every Brick

Cultural & Theme Tours in New Orleans

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There is no question that the horrific yellow fever outbreak and two disastrous French Quarter fires of 1788 and 1794 brought the idea of ghosts to a comforting place as loved ones dealt with closure in these massive and tragic deaths.We will walk the streets of the Vieux Carré to visit some of the well-known homes and establishments where it is rumored that ghosts still have a presence today.There is general agreement that LaLaurie Mansion is the most haunted home in the city due to the horrible torture that Madame LaLaurie inflicted upon her slaves. Their deliverance was finally found thru a terrible fire that left total carnage among all who lived there. This disaster left stories of mysterious happenings that are remembered to this day.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Faulkner House Books, New Orleans, LouisianaAlthough typical ghost stories of massive deaths tolls involve murders, suicides, and wars, a tremendous number of people died from a painful disease known as yellow fever.This would become one of the most deadly diseases ever to affect New Orleans, wiping out up to one-thousand people each week at its most lethal time.

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