Some people call them 'medians' but in battle hardened New Orleans they're called 'neutral ground.'

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New Orleans 101: Why do we call it a 'neutral ground' instead of a 'median'? http://www.nola.com/living/index.ssf/2016/05/new_orleans_neutral_ground_238972871.html

NOLA Speak: The New Orleans Neutral Ground

http://gonola.com/2013/03/05/nola-speak-the-new-orleans-neutral-ground.html

"Whiskey on the Mississippi" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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A quiz of New Orleans proportions* about expressions in the Crescent City!

*Means we were drinking and it was raining.

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"Say What?" Experience New Orleans! Retrieved on 2017 March from http://www.experienceneworleans.com/glossary.html

"Whiskey on the Mississippi" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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The centerpiece of the French Quarter, the square is as old as the city itself.

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Place d'Armes (Jackson Square) Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve https://www.nps.gov/places/places-darmes.htm

Experience New Orleans
http://www.experienceneworleans.com/jackson-square.html

Live Cam http://www.nola.com/jacksonsquarecam/
 
American Planning Association
https://www.planning.org/greatplaces/spaces/2012/jacksonsquare.htm

New Orleans Historical http://neworleanshistorical.org/items/show/623?tour=56&index=1

7 arrested during monument protests at Jackson Square http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2016/09/jackson_square_protest.html

"Whiskey on the Mississippi" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

A short look at some of the continuing ghost stories of the French Quarter's most famous haunt.

"Ambiment" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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Dozens of women shipped from France to the New Orleans colony with only small chests to hold their things. Were they virtuous, goodly women or something darker and more sinister?

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A great place to begin looking at the people, places, and things of New Orleans is Pirates Alley. Here you can get a drink next to a cathedral, tour a museum and old courthouse, and buy a book from William Faulkner's old home while on the lookout for pirate ghosts!

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