Monday, October 22, 2012

Tour Weird New Orleans




The ORIGINAL Adult oriented, historic tour of the fun, true, quirky  unusual, weird, strange underworld of New Orleans.

 Our knowledgeable and entertaining tour guides cover a wide range of subjects from pirates, prostitutes and slavery, to Lee Harvey Oswald and the New Orleans Mafia / JFK connection.

Depending upon your guide, you can hear interesting stories about our restaurant industry, famous chefs, hot dogs, dueling, jazz funerals, political intrigue, family dirt, termites or even a Streetcar named Desire. The strange,   true stories of New Orleans knows no bounds.

You will laugh and maybe be shocked at times, but you will have a great time learning about our city. All of these stories are historically accurate and documented, and that's the best part of all!
We do a Cemetery Tour of the St. Louis #1, the oldest, continuously operating cemetery in New Orleans. Visit the final resting Place of the Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau & actor Nicholas Cage.

Our 'City of the Dead Cemetery Tour' departs daily @ 11 am  10:30am on Sundays
This is a 1 1/2 to 2 hour walking tour of the St. Louis #1 cemetery and is all ages

The 'Strange True Tour' departs daily at 3pm& 6pm

This tour is rated PG-13 for Adult content.

Tours depart from 513 Royal St. @ Antoine's Annex
$20 per person (student, senior, military & AAA discount $3)
504 258 0760

www.strangetruetours.com

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Strange True Tours of New Orleans


This is the 300 block of Exchange Place, where in the 1700's and up until the Civil War, it was the home of most of the city's fencing academy's.

The Code Duello was the way civilized men handled affairs of honor.
Only the lowlifes and scalawags duked it out bare knuckled, If you were a refined gentleman then you had a set of rules to abide by. This was the way of society and Men of honor.
But, men being men, things would get out of hand.
First blood sometimes got messy and bad things happened.

Come hear some true stories of duels that changed the coarse of American history and a few that did not.....

We do a Cemetery Tour of the St. Louis #1, the oldest, continuously operating cemetery in New Orleans. Visit the final resting Place of the Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau & actor Nicholas Cage.

Our 'City of the Dead Cemetery Tour' departs daily @ 11 am - 10:30 am on Sundays
This is a 1 1/2 to 2 hour walking tour of the St. Louis #1 cemetery and is all ages

The 'Strange True Tour' departs daily at 3pm & 6pm Daily

This tour is rated PG-13 for Adult content.

Tours depart from 513 Royal St. @ Antoine's Annex
$20 per person (student, senior, military & AAA discount $3)
504 258 0760

www.strangetruetours.com

City of the Dead Cemetery Tours


Upon entering the St. Louis #1 Cemetery, Mark Twain coined the phrase 'City of the Dead'.
The history of our New Orleans cemeteries is a walk back in time and history.

Come learn the truth behind our burial customs and the unique stories of the residents of the St. Louis #1 cemetery.

Visit the final resting place of the Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau and actor Nicholas Cage, visit legends of jazz, see where Easy Rider was filmed , learn about the political intrigue of our city, discrimination, civil rights and human vice.

All withing the walled confines of the oldest continuously operating cemetery in New Orleans.

'City of the Dead Cemetery Tours' 
depart daily @ 11 am - 10:30 am on Sundays



A FREE Tip Based walking tour. 
You set the price depending on the tour! 
We offer the BEST walking tours and are confident enough to let 
you decide what is a fair price!


513 Royal St. @ Antoine's Annex
Please arrive 15-20 minutes prior to departure.
504 258 0760

www.strangetruetours.com

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Me & Lee & Jeffrey





Oct. 18th 2011 Toronto, Canada. Author Judyth Vary Baker and Jeffrey Holmes
of Strange True Tours, New Orleans.
Judyth is the Author of Me & Lee. It is the story of how she came to New Orleans in 1963 and entered the world of the New Orleans Underground, a mixture of Mafia and CIA, Biological weaponry and the assassination plots of world leaders.
In this world she met and fell in love with a CIA operative and was thrust into the madness of the JFK assassination  This tragic event also led to the assassination of her lover, Lee Harvey Oswald.
This was her first public appearance and book signing. We sent a representative to meet with her and interview her.
Please feel free to ask Jeffrey about his day with Judyth and learn more about what Mr. Oswald was really up too.....

Strange True Tours