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New Orleans History

The Andrew Jackson Hotel is proud to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the age-old French Quarter. If you’re intrigued by ghost stories or the history of a city that has passed through many hands and eras, immerse yourself in our New Orleans history guide.

Celebrities With Homes in New Orleans

February 22nd, 2018 | New Orleans History

A look at New Orleans locals and transplants who all have made the Big Easy home.

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Part Two: Most Haunted Spots in the Quarter

February 14th, 2018 | New Orleans History

We’ve made a list of haunted places in the French Quarter, all within steps of your stay at Andrew Jackson Hotel.

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A Brief History of Zydeco Music

January 19th, 2018 | New Orleans History

You can't be a wallflower at a live zydeco show.

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Unique & Gorgeous New Orleans Cemeteries

December 20th, 2017 | New Orleans History

Because the city was built on swamplands, above-ground crypts were established to house the dead. Today, its cemeteries are visited by tourists around the world, as well as locals paying respects to their dearly departed.

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History of Mardi Gras in the Big Easy

December 4th, 2017 | New Orleans History

Mardi Gras was first brought to Nola by French settlers in 1699.

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Part One: Haunted Spots in the Quarter

October 27th, 2017 | New Orleans History

Andrew Jackson Hotel is known as one of the most haunted hotels in the French Quarter. Here's a list of other spooky spots in the neighborhood, all within steps of your stay.

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