Treme’ (Pronounced Tre-MAY) is one of the oldest and most vibrant neighborhoods in the United States. Originally settled by Creoles and Free Persons of Color, Treme’ was the origin of the Civil Rights Movement in the South and birthplace to Jazz greats such as Jelly Roll Morton and Louis Armstrong. The Treme’ today, is home to artists, musicians, craftsmen and is a living, breathing, joyful piece of History!
Our tour will explore the history of Jazz and includes going inside a beautiful mansion built in the late 1800’s that once housed Lu & Charlie’s Jazz Club. Walk with us and see where many of our musicans got their inspiration, visit the historic St. Augustine Church and the Tomb of the unknown Slave , all this and Much Much More! Your Guide is a Local Historian, a Master Storyteller, and is Fully Licensed by The City of New Orleans.