French Quarter New Orleans - Best Restaurants, Bars and Things to Do - Thrillist New Orleans

The Thrillist Guide to the French Quarter

Scope them out all in one day, or tackle them a few at a time: these are the top 10 historic hidden gems in the French Quarter of New Orleans.

Top 10 Historic French Quarter Hidden Gems To Explore in New Orleans

Scope them out all in one day, or tackle them a few at a time: these are the top 10 historic hidden gems in the French Quarter of New Orleans.

Culturally rich and historically complex, New Orleans often feels like its own museum. Unintentional exhibits are found in stumbled-upon courtyards, time-capsule bars, famous old restaurants and restored homes. The city's actual museums also go a long way toward preserving and celebrating its culture and history, too, and are staffed with people who love sharing fascinating facts (and artifacts).

5 Unusual New Orleans Museums You Should Visit

Culturally rich and historically complex, New Orleans often feels like its own museum. Unintentional exhibits are found in stumbled-upon courtyards, time-capsule bars, famous old restaurants and restored homes. The city's actual museums also go a long way

From the tomb of a voodoo priestess to the site of a legendary massacre, explore the Big Easy's spooky side with the most haunted places in New Orleans.

From the tomb of a voodoo priestess to the site of a legendary massacre, explore the Big Easy& spooky side with the most haunted places in New Orleans.

New Orleans architecture | ... New Orleans history, art, and architecture. | All Things New Orleans

Degas House offers best of New Orleans history, art, and architecture.

Marie Laveau (September 10, 1794 – June 16, 1881) was a Louisiana Creole practitioner of Voodoo renowned in New Orleans. She was born free in New Orleans.  Her daughter Marie Laveau II (1827 — c. 1895) also practiced Voudoun, and historical accounts often confuse the two. She and her mother had great influence over their multiracial following.

The history of Marie Laveau, Voodoo queen of New Orleans. Shop online or stop by Marie Laveau& and Reverend Zombie& House of Voodoo in the French Quarter.

Betcha didn't know that New Orleans has its own language! Its tone, lilt, and slang reflect its ethnic history and tradition. NOLA is part of the deep south, but you won't find much of a stereotypical southern drawl; in fact, there are several distinctive dialects. One of the most surprising is a Brooklynese style heard in the 9th Ward, Irish Channel, and Chalmette sections of New Orleans. Little or no French is spoken by the majority of NOLA, but common parlance isn't without French…

Betcha didn't know that New Orleans has its own language! Its tone, lilt, and slang reflect its ethnic history and tradition. NOLA is part of the deep south!

The New Orleans Garden District tour will amaze you with a variety of antebellum architecture and rich history.

10 Cool Attractions on the New Orleans Garden District Tour

Louisiana: The New Orleans Garden District tour will amaze you with a variety of antebellum architecture and rich history.

Battle of New Orleans, In 1814 - Fun song with slide show depicting lyrics - might be good for cross curriculum with history

Battle of New Orleans - January 8 1815 - Edward Percy Moran [[MORE]] General Andrew Jackson stands on the parapet of his makeshift defenses as his troops repulse attacking Highlanders.

New Orleans circa 1880s-1890s. "Street in the French Quarter." 5x7 glass negative by William Henry Jackson. Attribution based on Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898). Shorpy Historic Picture Archive :: Old Orleans: 1890 high-resolution photo

New Orleans circa "Street in the French Quarter." glass negative by William Henry Jackson. Attribution based on Catalogue of the W. Jackson Views Shorpy Historic Picture Archive :: Old Orleans: 1890 high-resolution photo

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival New Orleans, LA | April 24 – May 5

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Poster 2014 - Jazz Fest

Jazz Fest 2014 Preservation Hall & The Preservation Hall Jazz Band by Terrance Osborne. New Orleans Jazz Fest 2014

Madison Washington was an  cook who started a slave revolt in 1841 on board the brig Creole. The ship was transporting over 130 slaves from Virginia to sell in New Orleans, as part of the coastwise slave trade. Although the Creole was a domestic ship, the Black men and women on board suffered con

Madison Washington was an cook who started a slave revolt in 1841 on board the brig Creole. The ship was transporting over 130 slaves from Virginia to sell in New Orleans, as part of the coastwise slave trade. Although the Creole was a domestic ship, the Black men and women on board suffered con

New Orleans is rich with its own history. But the city’s reputation as an antiques mecca only further contextualizes a distinctly European culture that’s still alive and well. Savvy business owners...

Antiquing Through New Orleans: The Best Spots for Hidden Treasures

New Orleans is rich with its own history. But the city’s reputation as an antiques mecca only further contextualizes a distinctly European culture that’s still alive and well.

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