Local Experts And Published Authors
Your tour will be lead by experts in their fields. You can be confident in the fact that your tour experience will be an entertaining yet factual experience. New Orleans history is crazy enough without the need to elaborate. New Orleans truth is truly stranger than fiction.
Don’t Be A Stranger Always Be Strange
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Your Tour Guides
The Local Experts On New Orleans History
Jeffrey and Jane saw a need to go beyond scripted ghost tours and the average French Quarter tour. New Orleans has over 300 years of strange, bizarre, and downright unusual history. From our food and 2nd Line Culture to sex and burlesque, New Orleans has a history as diverse as its population. Jeffrey and Jane have done the research necessary to bring you a top-rated and educational tour experience. Your guide is a published author and well respected in their fields of study. You can be secure in that your tour experience will be the best less of a tour and more of exploring the city with an educated friend.
Rev Master Jeffrey
Lee Harvey Oswald and New Orleans Mafia Expert
Jeffrey is the local expert on Lee Harvey Oswald, the New Orleans mafia/organized crime, and true crime. Jeffrey has been a long-time New Orleans resident, Katrina first responder, c0-founder of the St Claude Arts District, and “tour guide to the stars”. When best selling authors and Hollywood insiders want a tour of New Orleans, Jeffrey has been the guide of choice. Jeffrey’s decades-long connections to the city have made him a local expert on music, food, and culture.
Women and Colonial History Expert
Historian Jane is a trained historian and researcher with a degree in Military History. She has channeled the degree to now concentrate on New Orleans and early French history. Jane is the local expert on the history of women in New Orleans. While researching the role of women in New Orleans, she found that sex and “The World’s Oldest Profession” made a major impact on the city. When Jane isn’t researching, she can be found riding her horse or knitting/crocheting in her neighborhood of the Marigny.
Both Jeffrey and Jane are published authors. You can be confident that your tour is led by a local expert who knows their material. Jane’s book is about the events surrounding 1949 and a public fight between two burlesque dancers. The event kicked off 15 years of the “Golden Age” of New Orleans burlesque.
Jeffrey is the local expert on the life of Lee Harvey Oswald and his whereabouts during the fateful summer of 1963. Oswald was in his hometown of New Orleans that summer, the guidebook follows Lee to where he lived, worked, and meet up with others. Go down the rabbit hole of the JFK conspiracy in the one-of-its-kind guidebook to Oswald and New Orleans.
Private Bespoke Walking Tours Of New Orleans
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Jeffrey and Jane are the New Orleans experts who offer bespoke private walking tours. Jeffrey and Jane have published books about the history of New Orleans. They are both well respected in their fields of interest.
Local Expert Tour Guides
The Leaders In Bespoke Private Tours
Both Historian Jane and Rev Master Jeffrey made the semifinals at the International Tour Guide Throwdown sponsored by Rezdy Booking Experiences. Over 300 tour guides from around the globe entered the contest. Jeffrey and Jane both made the semifinals, the only couple to make the semi-finals. This made Strange True Tours the only tour company to have 2 guides make the semifinals.
All tours are in small groups limited to no more than 10. This makes your tour the safest and most entertaining tour available. No sharing your tour with large groups of strangers.
Both Jane and Jeffrey are respected local experts who have published books and articles on the history of New Orleans.
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All of our tours are private tours only, this means you and your “pod” are the only ones on the tour. No sharing with strangers!