Walk and listen to Track 3b - Tremoulet's Coffee-House and Maspero's Exchange.

Next, listen to Track 3c, First-Person Testimony of William Wells Brown (above), a man born into slavery in Kentucky around 1814. Twenty years later, Brown escaped north and - in 1847-published his autobiography.

Directions to St. Louis Hotel: Walk down Chartres Street towards Canal Street. When you get to St. Louis Street, turn right. You will be in front of the Omni Royal Orleans Hotel, located at 621 St. Louis Street. Pass the entrance of the hotel, go to the corner of Chartres St. and stand in front of Napoleon House restaurant, looking back down Chartres Street toward the St. Louis Cathedral.