The first game of poker was played in New Orleans in the 19th century using just a 20-card pack.
New Orleans is known as one of the most haunted cities in the United States, with many creepy old mansions. The name of Alaska originates from the Aleut word Alyeska.
Levi Spear Parmly, a dentist in New Orleans, invented the dental floss.
Louis Dufilho Jr, a French immigrant to New Orleans became America’s first licensed pharmacist. A pharmacy museum stands in the place of his shop on Charles Street.
New Orlean’s St. Louis Cathedral is the oldest continuously active cathedral in America!
City Park in New Orleans features the world’s largest collection of live oaks, some dating back 600 years.
New Orleans Superdome is the largest fixed dome structure in the world.
Marie Laveau’s grave in New Orleans receives more visitors each year than Elvis Presley’s grave.
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