Wednesday, May 16, 2012


Krewe de Jeanne d'Arc comrade James Geraghty has offered to host a Francophile walking tour during the Salon de Jeanne d'Arc this Saturday May 19th. The tour will begin at 10:45 a.m. at The Bienville House Hotel, 320 Decatur Street, in the front lobby.

French Quarter Tour led by James Geraghty, licensed tour guide and Francophile. Experience the storied streets of the Vieux CarrĂ© and three hundred years of French presence in the Crescent City. Your tour includes such sites as New Orleans’ birthplace, the Mississippi River; early colonial history at the Ursuline Convent and Madame John’s Legacy; the French Market (America’s oldest public market); Jackson Square and St. Louis Cathedral; the identical, block-long Pontalba Buildings; the statue of Joan of Arc; and unique locations covering topics such as Degas in New Orleans, French Opera, Jazz, and Creole cuisine.  This tour is limited to 10 people, first come, first served.