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Cemetery Tours & Historical Reenactments
Oct 14, 2023 Oct 22, 2023

Spend some time with voices from the past at the St. Landry Catholic Church Cemetery Tours & Historical Reenactments in the Zydeco Capital of the World, Opelousas. This historical group tour will transport you back in time. Reactors focus on a chosen time period in Opelousas’ history and are dressed the part. You’ve heard of New Orleans’s famous haunted tours, but you’ve never seen a tour done by the ghosts themselves. Tour the cemetery where Napoleonic General Garrigues de Flaugeac and Louisiana Governor Jacques Dupré are interred with your ghostly guides. All proceeds from the cemetery tours fund the Cemetery Historical Restoration Project. The tours began in 2003 and, to date, 30 plus gravesites have been restored. Tour dates are October 14, 15, 21, and 22. Saturday tours take place at 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, and 8pm, while Sunday tours are at 2pm and 3pm. Handicapped accessible tours will be available. Call the organizer for more details. Bus groups are welcome. More Info

1020 North Main Street
Opelousas, LA 70570

Phone: 337-942-6552
Reocurrence: yearly
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