Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Marie Laveau Tomb

Marie Laveau 1801-1881 renowned practioner of Voudou in New Orleans is buried here at St. Louis Cemetery #1. Born in the french quarter of New Orleans of a white planter and a free Creole woman of color. Visitors draw the three x's (xxx) on it's side, in hopes that Laveau's spirit will grant them a wish.

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