Wander New Orleans

The Pioneering Women of NOLA

  Visit 6 statues of real women in the public space

  Explore 6 museums and plantations which were founded by or named after women

  Stroll at 1 park which is named after women

  Get to know the female political leaders: 1 New Orleans mayor, 1 governor, 3 US female Senators and 2 US House members from Louisiana

  Cheer for New Orleans women's professional rugby team and to Women college sports teams

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Pontalba Buildings & 1850 House: TRICENTENNIAL MOMENTS

The matching red-brick apartment buildings that border Jackson Square are the legacy of the Baroness Micaela Almonester de Pontalba, a visionary New Orleans businesswoman and real estate developer. The 1850 House in New Orleans’ Lower Pontalba Building offers a glimpse into the city’s past with antebellum art and décor in a fashionable residence that is part of the Louisiana State Museum system.