St. Louis Cemetery, New Orleans, LA. Photo taken by A. Louise Myers. www.marbleorchard.com
Tomb of Marie Laveau
St. Louis #1
New Orleans, Louisiana
Marie Laveau was the reigning Voodoo priestess of the 19th Century, sometimes called The Voodoo Queen. Under her guidance Voodoo became a literal social
phenomena in New Orleans, gaining political influence and a good deal of wealth.
There is a legend that if you mark 3 X's on Marie's tomb you will receive a miracle, so the structure is covered in them. Did I make a mark? Perhaps...