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[St. Louis 1] is the mother cemetery ... the Vieux Carré of the dead; as confused and closely packed a quarter as the living metropolis...

Grace King, 1895

St. Louis Cemetery No. 1
Link to History


Welcome to Dead Space

This web site presents the research and recent tomb and site preservation work at St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 in New Orleans, Louisiana. It has been designed and produced by the Architectural Conservation Laboratory and Research Center of the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation at the University of Pennsylvania.

4 Levels of Information

  • Just for Fun! Project headlines, key findings and fun activities.
  • Take a Tour through the information with maps and images.
  • More Information includes detailed articles providing greater depth.
  • Data & Docs includes downloadable documents and project source files.

Each level presents multiple pages of information under five topics - History, Maps, Site Thru Time, The Project and Resources. Enjoy,and feel free to contact us with new ideas, corrections or additional information.

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Tombs & Markers

Project Work

Historic Preservation Program, Graduate School of Fine Arts
University of Pennsylvania, Copyright 2002/2003