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At her request, upon her death in 1914, New Orleans philanthropist Sara Lavinia Hyamsí jewelry collection (valued at $30,000/at that time) was sold and the proceeds were used to construct a fountain for the children of New Orleans. The fountain is located inside the gates of Carousel Gardens.

LATEST BLOG POST: 14,000 tulips have bloomed at Big Lake in New Orleans City Park.

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They're blooming!

14,000 tulips have bloomed at Big Lake in New Orleans City Park. Planted in mid-January 2019, the flowers started blooming last week and are in full bloom now. The City Park Horticulture Department plants each bulb by hand with great care and it takes the team of six over 20 hours from start to finish.

New this year: We redesigned the ropes between the blooms and the public. Now you can get even closer to the tulips to get just the right Instagram shot. (But we're still asking people to not pick the flowers or cross the ropes).

Some tulips have interesting...

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