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Saint Roch and the Campo Santo, New Orleans

Saint Roch and the Campo Santo - New Orleans, Louisiana
Saint Roch and the Campo Santo
1725 Saint Roch Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117Map
+1 504 945 5961
Neighborhood: Faubourg Marigny/Bywater
Overview

During an epidemic in 1867, a local priest prayed to St. Roch, the patron saint of plague victims. When everyone survived, a Gothic result was in order. There is a small room just off the altar where you may leave gifts (medical supplies or other symbols of healing). There is a collection of these items (sometimes bizarre) for public viewing. The chapel is not always open so you should call before visiting.

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