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Lafayette No. 2

It is believed that this site started informally as a burial ground in 1850. In 1858, the City of Lafayette, before being annexed by New Orleans, constructed 120 tombs within. In 1865 a survey and ...

It is believed that this site started informally as a burial ground in 1850. In 1858, the City of Lafayette, before being annexed by New Orleans, constructed 120 tombs within. In 1865 a survey and plan were drawn up of the cemetery and the avenues and pathways designated. Society tombs found in this cemetery include the Butcher's Association (1868) and the French Society of Jefferson (1872).

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