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    Book Signing At The Historic New Orleans Collection

    New Orleans            Award-winning young scholar to discuss 1811 slave revolt, sign new book   WHO:             The Historic New Orleans Collection and author/historian Daniel Rasmussen   WHAT:           Discussion and book signing with Daniel Rasmussen, author of American Uprising: The Untold Story of America’s Largest Slave Revolt (Harper 2011)                         The book retails for $26.99 and is available at The Shop at The Collection.   WHEN:           Thursday, January 6, 2011  6–8 p.m.  WHERE:       The Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St., New Orleans, LA   HOW:             This event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. Reservations: (504) 523-4662 or wrc@hnoc.org. For more information, visit www.hnoc.org.   WHY:              In…

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    New Orleans French Quarter Attractions The LaLaurie Mansion

    New Orleans This building is reputedly the most haunted site in the entire city of New Orleans, formerly the home of Madame Delphine LaLaurie and her 3rd husband Dr. Leonard Louis LaLaurie. The haunted history of the Lalaurie House is perhaps one of the best known ghostly tales in New Orleans … For more than 150 years, and through several generations, the LaLaurie House has been considered to be the most haunted and the most frightening location in the New Orleans French Quarter. Mme. Marie Delphine Lalaurie and her third husband, a doctor, Leonard Louis Lalaurie, purchased the grand home at 1140 Royal Street in the early 1830s. Upon moving…

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    Where can I mail something from in the French Quarter?

    I need to have some pieces of mail sent out from New Orleans while I’m in the French Quarter. Does anyone know if there’s a USPS mail drop box inside the French Quarter or close to it? The Loyola St. station is a good bet. If you’re staying at a hotel, check w/ the consierge. They may just send out your mail with theirs. There is a ‘postal’ store on the corner of Bourbon & either Dumaine or St. Philip. I went there back in ’08 when I was staying in NOLA. Good luck!