Burial has always been an intimidating expense, especially in New Orleans because of the need for above ground burial. Often a group would organize into a "burial society". You could pay in over the years and when you died, you would be buried in one of these elegant group tombs, such as this one in Metairie Cemetery New Orleans

 

 

 

Tomb of the Italian Society in Lakelawn Cemetery of New Orleans

$20.00Price