A Quest for Ghosts in a New Orleans Graveyard In New Orleans' Holt Cemetery, the dead are very close. That's because in the Big Easy, you hit water just two feet down. Unlike most of the city's cemeteries, where bodies are buried in above-ground tombs, Holt Cemetery's graves are underground.
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A Quest for Ghosts in a New Orleans Graveyard

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A Quest for Ghosts in a New Orleans Graveyard

A Quest for Ghosts in a New Orleans Graveyard

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In New Orleans' Holt Cemetery, the dead are very close. That's because in the Big Easy, you hit water just two feet down. Unlike most of the city's cemeteries, where bodies are buried in above-ground tombs, Holt Cemetery's graves are underground.

Independent producer Katie Mingle went on a quest to find ghosts in the pauper's graveyard.

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