Patients' Cemetery

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Patients' Cemetery

Carville, Iberville Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorials 60 added (87% photographed)

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5445 Point Clair Road
Carville, LA

The cemetery was created as a burial place for the patients & staff of the Carville National Leprosarium, now known as the Gillis W. Long Hansen's Disease Center.

The cemetery is open to the public 10 AM to 4:30 PM and is contained in the old hospital site. The site is now a Louisiana Army National Guard base with 100% ID check at the gate. It is advisable to call to verify accessibility, 225-642-1950, because of changing levels of national security observed by the National Guard gatehouse.

The museum (open Tues. - Sat., closed federal holidays) has a full list of those buried onsite with accompanying plot locations and can provide photos of headstones. Email requests to


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GPS Coordinates: 30.20272, -91.12756

  • Added: 5 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2387611