The Story Behind the Stone
An illustrated history of New Orleans' monuments. From the statue of Joan of Arc that stands in the French Quarter to the Bienville Monument and the bust of General Lafayette, this guide provides a historical look at more than forty of the city's landmarks. Some remain ensconced in gardens or private collections while others exist in public view. Descriptions accompany each image, providing the legend behind each landmark and a deeper knowledge of New Orleans' rich past.