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Free People
of Color

French Quarter Walking Tour

Join one of our certified and licensed professional tour guides for a leisurely stroll in the historic French Quarter tour. Discover the Free People of Color’s world and their role in the growth and development of the City of New Orleans.

A Unique View of the History of New Orleans

Did you know that in 1840 more than 19,000 Free People of Color lived in the City of New Orleans? The Free People of Color, known as the Gens de Couleur Libres, were African Creoles of Color and persons of mixed race including African, European and Native American ancestry. For full details, please see our tour brochure.

Tour Highlights:

  • Jackson Square
  • Washington Artillery Park
  • Pirates Alley
  • Sister henrietta DeLille Commerative Site
  • Ursuline Convent
  • Voodoo Priestess Marie Laveau’s Creole Cottage and Grave
  • Congo Square
  • Louis Armstrong Park
  • St. Louis Cemetery #1
  • Basin Street Station

Duration: 2 hours
Departure: Departs from Jackson Square

Your Perfect Tour Awaits!

Who wouldn’t want to be strolling through the historic French Quarter and learning about the deep history imbedded within the surrounding buildings and architecture? Your dream tour from New Orleans Custom Tours and Events awaits you in New Orleans, LA! Please call us for more information on our tour pricing and our tour times.

New Orleans Custom
Tours and Events

New Orleans, LA 70115
504-208-3964 / 504-444-5013