Established in 1823, it's the city’s next-oldest cemetery. Although the neighborhood is much improved, its reputation as a rough one has kept most tours away. Caution is still advised, and Save Our Cemeteries ( does offer tours in combo with St. Louis No. 1. The Emperor of the Universe, R&B legend Ernie K-Doe, was laid to rest here in 2001; his widow, Empress Antoinette, joined him in 2009. Claude Tremé, founder of the historic neighborhood that bears his name, also rests here.