Marie Laveau’s tomb before December 2013 (not my snap).
Marie Laveau’s tomb around Christmas 2013 after it was painted over in pink by unknown trespassers (not my snap).
Marie Laveau’s tomb today. Snapped by me.
After it was painted pink, the Archdiocese of New Orleans created new rules just for St. Louis Cemetery #1 (including requiring visitors to be accompanied by a licensed tour guide at $20 a person, posting security to enforce the same at the gate, and prohibiting those touring from wandering on their own. Never mind tour guide licenses cost upwards of a thousand plus per year).
As a result, only a certain clientele is visiting her at any given moment and only a certain kind of tour guide is hosting her guests.