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The Women of New Orleans History Tour

A 2-hour Walking Tour Of The Women Who Made New Orleans

Women of New Orleans History Walking Tour

Historian Jane welcomes you to New Orleans

This inspirational walking tour of the French Quarter is dedicated to the incredible women who built this city. The history of the women as they forged a new life in the New World has not been discussed enough. Women in New Orleans had some unique circumstances that set them apart from their counterparts in the British/American colonies.  With a difference in the laws and even religion, helped New Orleans women achieve incredible things. 

Why Take This Tour?

Not A Sappy Chick Flick!

This walking tour goes into the real lives of some of the most complicated women in our history. Women who overcame the times and events they found themselves in. The rules and laws of society dictated almost every aspect of their lives, yet they persisted.


Historian Jane leading a tour
Historian Jane properly social distancing while in the French Quarter of New Orleans

Expert Local Guide

Your guide Historian Jane has spent years researching the women and the eras they lived in. You will see artifacts from her personal collection that separates this tour from all others. History has to be made personal for it to be understood, get hands-on with history in this unique walking tour. 

Real Women Real Events

In this walking tour of the French Quarter, you will hear about such notable women such as the Baroness Pontalba, Marie Leveau, Normal Wallace, Storyville, burlesque, and so many more. Women who overcame their stations in life to make impacts beyond their lives. We are still enjoying the gifts that these women gave us. 

Harper's Weekly of women at the French Opera House

Your Private French Quarter Experience

Historian Jane will be your guide, so not a random guide du jour, but the local expert in New Orleans history. Historian Jane has a degree in history and has spent years researching and writing about the history of New Orleans and beyond.  She brings to life the women who did the struggling and dying as they brought life and prosperity to the city they came to love. 

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