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  • The Cabildo

    [[File:512620 | class=media-item-align-none | Cabildo.jpeg]] The Cabildo was the seat of colonial government in New Orleans, Louisiana, and is now a museum. The Cabildo is located along Jackson Square, adjacent to St. Louis Cathedral. The original …

  • The Presbytère

    [[File:512640 | class=media-item-align-none | 800px-Presbytere9JulyA.jpg]] The Presbytère, originally called the Casa Curial (Ecclesiastical House), derives its name from the fact that it was built on the former site of the residence, or presbytére, …

  • Old Absinthe House

    bq). “EVERYONE YOU HAVE KNOWN OR EVER WILL KNOW, EVENTUALLY ENDS UP AT THE OLD ABSINTHE HOUSE” - The House's motto [[File:512676 | class=media-item-align-none | new-orleans-absinthe-68.jpg]] [[File:512678 | class=media-item-align-none | …

  • Saint Louis Cathedral

    [[File:512660 | class=media-item-align-none | Louisiana-New-Orleans-St-Louis-Cathedral-L.jpg]] Saint Louis Cathedral (_Cathédrale Saint-Louis_), also known as the Basilica of St. Louis, King of France, has the distinction of being the oldest …

  • Hotel Monteleone

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    It’s been said that the French Quarter begins in the lobby of Hotel Monteleone. This venerable New Orleans hotel sits majestically at the foot of Royal Street and …

  • Giacona Manse

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    _"As we Italians say, 'Mi casa, su casa'."_ _"That's Spanish, you moron -and this ain't your house. It's mine."_ ~Exchange between Dino and Benedetto …

  • Hippolyte "Big Mon" Broussard

    "The gates of Hell are open night and day; smooth the descent, and easy is the way: but, to return, and view the cheerful skies; in this, the task and mighty labor lies." ~Virgil Hippolyte was born to André and Ida …

  • Tante Mignon Lescaut

    In New Orleans, if your interests run to island voodoo, ufology, witchcraft, teleportation through the third eye in your forehead, palm and tarot reading, the study of ectoplasm, the theory that Atlanteans are living amongst us …