New Orleans History

Founded in the 1700s, New Orleans is one of the most historic cities in the nation. At Hotel St. Pierre, we celebrate our city’s history by offering guests a stay in our renovated 18th-century French Colonial cottages. Learn more about New Orleans history, lore, and haunts with the help of our guide.

Famous People that Call New Orleans ‘Home’

February 22nd, 2018 | New Orleans History

Here’s a look at New Orleans locals and transplants who all have a home in the Big Easy.

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Part II: Most Haunted Places in the French Quarter

February 14th, 2018 | New Orleans History

There's no shortage of haunts in this historic New Orleans neighborhood.

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Get Your Zydeco Music On in New Orleans

January 19th, 2018 | New Orleans History

A brief history of zydeco music in Louisiana.

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Unique & Beautiful Cemeteries in New Orleans

December 20th, 2017 | New Orleans History

New Orleans is recognized for its ornate and historic cemeteries that show the mark of time. Here’s a list of 5 cemeteries to check out during your stay in New Orleans.

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A Brief History of Mardi Gras

December 4th, 2017 | New Orleans History

Ever wonder how and why Mardi Gras is such a big deal in the Big Easy?

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Part I: 7 of the Most Haunted Places in the French Quarter

October 27th, 2017 | New Orleans History

Here at Hotel St. Pierre, we’ve made a list of the haunted places in the French Quarter, all within steps of your stay.

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