St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

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Voodoo Priestess Marie Laveau is buried here. A crow said to watch over her grave is believed to be inhabited by her spirit.

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    Basin St. and Conti St.
    New Orleans, LA
    United States

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    29.959156704734216, -90.07116797116396
    Orleans Parish, Louisiana
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    1. Me and my sister went there when is was closed and we did the Ouija bored there and we started hearing noises coming from all around us then a rock was thrown at us .

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