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New Orleans Music and Heritage Tour
"New Orleans Music & Heritage Tour begins at Louisiana Music Factory 421 Frenchmen Street the most musical street in New Orleans!Meet your guide Keith (a Louisiana Record Man with more than 20 years Record Business experience) and he will introduce you to the culture of New Orleans. The aural-visual walking tour is accompanied by blue 2nd Studio home of Cosimo Matassa. The former banana warehouse was home to masterful recordings that made up the ""New Orleans Sound"" as professed on vinyl by the likes of Allen Toussaint the Meters and Lee Dorsey. From this location we turn on Chartres Street and pay a visit to the boyhood home of Danny Parker. Along with his rambunctious and bawdy singing wife Blue Lu we learn how a single man can save New Orleans Brass Band heritage.Next are stops in the Place de Armes Preservation Jazz Hall a stroll down Bourbon Street to Mister New Orleans before we head to J&M Studios the ""Home of Rock N' Roll.""Stops in Armstrong Park include Congo Square and Louis Armstrong statue. As we are in the Treme
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Oak Alley Plantation and 3 hour City Tour
"You'll spend an unforgettable three hours on our comfortable air conditioned Mini-bus while getting an overview of New Orleans and experiencing the history and culture of the Creoles with your licensed tour guide. No trip to New Orleans would be complete without seeing the highlights of our city and the some of the areas affected by Katrina’s flood waters. You will see Jackson S St. Louis Cathedral the Cabildo and the French Market. Your tour guide will also give you an overview of the “French Quarter” pointing out areas of interest so that you can explore them later at your own pace.On the way to the “Dueling Oaks” of New Orleans’ City Park
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Cemetery and French Quarter Walking Tour
"Founded in 1718 by famed French-Canadian explorer Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne Sieur de Bienville New Orleans (and more specifically what we now call the French Quarter or Vieux Carre) has been home to many colorful inhabitants and happenings. In its early beginnings as a French Colony the city was first settled with Paris' most notorious prison outcasts before the addition of European aristocrats land-owning gentry. This strange mix of hedonism and money attracted purveyors such as voodoo practitioners saloon keepers
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Washington Artillery Park

Washington Artillery Park, formerly Founders Park is right off of Decatur St. There is a small ampitheater for street performers. While we were there, there was a street performance by a youth...
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aphrodyte
Oct 24, 2003

Washington Artillery Park

This small park was formerly Founders Park and was named for one of the oldest military units in the national. Lying between Jackson Square and the Leeve there are gardens, fountains, a playground and...
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keeweechic
Jun 06, 2003

WASHINGTON ARTILLERY PARK

The Washington Artillery Battalion is one of the older militia units dating back to 1838 when it was formed from private funds. The battalion was formed to support the Washington Regiment which was...
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mtncorg
Jun 13, 2015

Washington Artillery Park

The Park is right in the middle of Jackson Square. It is well maintained and is closed after dark. The Cannon on exhibit was used in the Civil War.
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Yasmine03
Sep 14, 2005

Washington Artillery Park

The park isn't much except a few placards but it does provide you with an excellent elevated view of Jackson Square and St. Louis Cathedral as well as the waterfront.
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acemj
Nov 23, 2002

Washington Artillery Park

Here is a picturesque park, rather small, which affords good views of Jackson Square, the waterfront, the skyline, and the Mississippi River.
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Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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Things to Do Near Washington Artillery Park

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French Market

We came across the market and it was a fun place to browse around and pick up any souvenir you wanted. Also good place to grab something to eat or drink.. We did all 3 there .. but mostly it was fun...
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Jazz National Historical Park

This small historic center in the French market area hosts display on New Orleans jazz pioneers and daily performances by musicians mentored by the park staff to learn the art of playing Dixieland...
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Cafe Du Monde

I don't get the hype about this place. I liked it better than Cafe Beignet but not by much. Maybe I just don't like beignets? While the sack handed to me was filled with fresh, hot out of the fryer...
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Beauregard-Keyes House

Built in 1826 for Joseph Le Carpentier, the house has seen various owners come and go through the years. One owner’s Swiss wife added the garden in the 1830’s though that was later built over. Top...
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Old Ursuline Convent

This old convent is the oldest building in the entire Mississippi Valley. It was established in 1752 by The Sisters of Ursula. It was used to teach school, house orphan girls and to tend to the ill....
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French Quarter

I've been to the French Quarter, surrounding areas & cemeteries many times since 2005 & have NEVER had any bad experience. I've also never had to pay a tour guide to take me to any of the...
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Getting to Washington Artillery Park

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Decatur St, between St Peter and St Ann St

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