Marie Laveau Voodoo Queen
St. Louis Cemetery, New Orleans, LA. Photo taken by A. Louise Myers. www.marbleorchard.com
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Tomb of Marie Laveau

St. Louis #1

New Orleans, Louisiana

March 2008

 

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...

 

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Marie Laveau Voodoo Queen

St. Louis Cemetery, New Orleans, LA. Photo taken by A. Louise Myers. www.marbleorchard.com