64 Parishes

Finding respite in 64 PARISHES during the COVID-19 crisis? Subscribe today to support our mission and contributors.

Lagoon and Trees, Metairie Cemetery

In Metairie Cemetery, live oak trees festooned with Spanish moss, and, originally, a series of lagoons created a picturesque garden of the dead in the manner of the influential Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris.

Lagoon and Trees, Metairie Cemetery

Courtesy of The Historic New Orleans Collection

Lagoon and Trees, Metairie Cemetery. Laughlin, Clarence John (Photographer)

Additional Data

Courtesy of The Historic New Orleans Collection
Copyright Copyrighted
Disclaimer The Louisiana Endowment has included this work in 64parishes.org for the purposes of criticism, comment, teaching, scholarship, educational research, all other nonprofit educational usages under Section 107 of the U.S. Copyright Act. Physical rights are retained by the Historic New Orleans Collection. Rights are held in accordance with the U.S. copyright laws.