Discover the strange mass disease events in New Orleans history on this 2-hour walking tour with a local guide.
Infectious outbreaks have plagued New Orleans for centuries, and if you're a bit curious about the strange history of the city, you'll want to look no further than its relationship with disease. Your guide will take you on a historic and strange tour of the squalid conditions of mass disease that New Orleans has encountered. You'll hear inspiring tales of coping with filthy and foul conditions, and you'll uncover how epidemics such as Yellow Fever, Cholera, and more have infected the inhabitants and how the city recovered. Your guide will tell you more about odd medical practices of long ago, including how voodoo and religion played a part in trying to contain the "uncontainable." You'll walk through the French Quarter to see where it all went down.