Nonprofit seeks volunteers for clean-up of historic Valence street cemetery Tuesday

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The nonprofit Save Our Cemeteries will be supervising the community clean-up Tuesday of the historic Valence Cemetery in the Freret neighborhood by trimming ferns, clipping invasive vegetation, and removing trash.

Those who would like to volunteer from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tuesday, May 3 at the cemetery at 2000 Valence Street can contact Saving Our Cemeteries at 504-525-3377 or email with subject line “Valence Cemetery Clean-up.” More information can be found at

The Valence Cemetery was established in 1867.

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