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Barrone Street Church in the New Orleans Warehouse District. Its free to stop in and see!

Saturday, July 10th, 2010

Churches are History, Warehouse District Church

      Historic New Orleans Church located at 130 Barrone Street is worth seeing.  Its the Immaculate Conception Church.  Its across the street from the Fairmont Hotel.  Here is a couple of interesting tid bits and info on tours.  Its even got its own website  Jesuit Church .

                                                       Zachary Taylor Bell
   ” The bell was cast in New York in 1849 and presented to Zachary Taylor while he was President. In 1887 President Taylor’s granddaughters presented the bell to the Jesuit Church.”

     ” Prior to Hurricane Katrina, Jesuit Church offered tours regularly and is proud to do so again. All tours are free and open to the public and will begin promptly at 3 p.m., directly prior to the 4 p.m. Vigil Mass. The duration of the tour is approximately 30 minutes. All those attending a tour are asked to gather by the Baptismal Font  at the rear of the church. ”

     ” Tours will take place once a month, on the last Saturday of the month. All tours will begin at 3 p.m.”