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New Orleans - Cemetery. New Orleans is famous for its cemetery tours. Most deceased in New Orleans are interred above ground because of the city's high water table and below sea-level elevation. The St Louis Cemetery No 1 was an early cemetery in New Orleans and space was set aside for the burial of African-American Catholics such as “voodoo queen” Marie Laveau.

Janet Collins. First Black PrimaBallerina Janet Collins (March 7, 1917 in New Orleans, Louisiana – May 28, 2003 in Fort Worth, Texas) was a ballet dancer, choreographer, and teacher. She performed on Broadway, in films, and appeared frequently on television. After moving to Los Angeles at the age of 4, Collins, received her first dance training at a Catholic community center. Collins studied primarily with Carmelita Maracci, Lester Horton, and Adolph Bolm, who were a few ballet teachers...

Lego video on The Battle of New Orleans. There are also links to other Lego videos of important wars/battles

Aaron Neville (born January 24, 1941, New Orleans, Louisiana) is an American soul and R, country singer, and musician. He has had four top-20 hits in the United States (including three that went to number one on Billboard's adult contemporary chart and one that went to number one on the R chart) along with four platinum-certified albums. He has also recorded with his brothers Art, Charles and Cyril as The Neville Brothers and is the father of singer/keyboards player Ivan Neville. Of mixed...