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The Witch of The Opera House

The Witch of The Opera House

The French Opera House of New Orleans opened in 1859. It was home to many an opera and made New Orleans the capital of opera in the United States. Unfortunately, the opera house burned down in 1919. B... Read More

The LaLaurie Mansion: New Orleans’ House of Horrors

The LaLaurie Mansion: New Orleans’ House of Horrors

We would like to give our readers a fair warning: the stories you are about to read are graphic in nature and are not for the faint of heart. Viewer discretion is advised.It’s unclear whether t... Read More

Guests of the Saint Louis No. 2: Earl King

Guests of the Saint Louis No. 2: Earl King

Earl King was born on February 7, 1934, in New Orleans, Louisiana. His full birth name was Earl Silas Johnson IV. His father, a piano player, died while King was still a baby. His mother raised him on... Read More

Guests at the Saint Louis No. 2: Sisters of the Holy Family

Guests at the Saint Louis No. 2: Sisters of the Holy Family

History of the Sisters of the Holy FamilyOriginally called the Congregation of the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, this order of African-American nuns was founded in 1836 ... Read More