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Real Haunts in Louisiana- Paranormal LA

Did you know Louisiana is home to dozens of REAL Haunted Places? From haunted roadways and buildings where the dearly departed still lurk among us, to burial grounds and sacred places that are haunted by spirits who seemingly want to stay in this world, Louisiana has some truly eerie landmarks and historical sites that are hot spots for paranormal activity. Louisiana's Real Haunts are home to ghosts and spirits year-round - they're not your average Halloween Haunt. Find out all about Louisiana's Haunted History, and learn all about haunted places across the state that are plagued with REAL ghosts, ghouls, apparitions, and things that go bump in the night!
 
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    The story surrounding this residence involves a legendary ghost butcher. The tale of a ghost who walked a sausage factory has been told for decades, and was printed in the 1930s “Gumbo Ya-Ya,” a collection of Louisiana’s oldest oral tales. The story begins with Mr. and Mrs. Hans Muller. Mr. Muller owned a sausage factory (no longer in existence) and the couple lived at the abode now... Read More

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    This bed and breakfast is rumored to be haunted by a ghost who is known as "Amelie." She died after falling into the well and supposedly the Catholic church refused to bury her on church property because her death was ruled a suicide. Her ghost is known to turn the lights on and off, bang pots and pans, and other mischievous acts. Read More

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  •   Beauregard-Keyes House New Orleans, LA
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    This home operates as a museum and is a well known haunted spot in the area. Stories say Paul Munni, a crazy Chess champion once lived in the home and would run through the streets of New Orleans with an axe. Then there are others that say this story is entirely false, and that the champion's name was actually Paul Morphy and he never ran around with an axe. Either way, no matter which... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses | Real Haunted Museums

  •   Muriel's Jackson Square New Orleans, LA
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    This restaurant is said to have quite a few spirits lingering inside. They like to make themselves known by knocking on the walls of the Seance Lounge or appearing as shadows or disembodied voices. The spirits here are harmless, one ghost even has a private table that is always reserved for him, complete with bread and wine! Read More

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  •   Chalmette Battlefield Chalmette, LA
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    The War of 1812 was fought here, and some say the soldiers who lost their lives during battle still linger the area as spirits. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Army Posts / Battle Grounds | Real Haunted Nature & Outdoors (ie. Haunted Woods)

  •   Houmas House Plantation Darrow, LA
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    The historic Houmas House is believed to be haunted by granddaughter of original builder, General Wade Hampton. She has appeared to restoration workers in 2003 wearing a blue dress and walked down the stairs before vanishing. She is also known to follow tour groups around the home. Some say the ghost could also be that of a 7 year old girl, the daughter of a later owner named Colonel... Read More

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  •   Le Richelieu Hotel New Orleans, LA
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    This hotel was rumored to have been built on an old execution site for the Spanish Army, and many believe the soldiers who died on the spot continue to linger here in spirit. Read More

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  •   Cornstalk Hotel New Orleans, LA
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    This Victorian building houses a hotel and has quite a rich history. It was once the private residence of Jusge Francois Xavier-Martin, who was the first Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court and the writer of the first history of Louisiana. Stories say there are ghostly children lingering here, and they've been seen and heard running throughout the building. Read More

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  •   Jackson Barracks New Orleans, LA
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    Home to Louisiana's National Guard, the place is rumored to be haunted by the first Sgt. Henry Brunig, who killed himself here in 1937. Stories say Brunig used to assist with the care of the horses, and pronounced 21 of them too old and unfit to work, so they were shot to death. Brunig's body was found the next day. Witnesses have spotted the apparitions of soldiers at night, and night... Read More

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  •   Arnaud's Restaurant New Orleans, LA
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    This fine dining restaurant features classic Creole cuisine, and is believed to be haunted by "Count" Arnaud Cazenave himself. His ghost has been known to rearrange the silverware or the bar setup to his liking. The Mardi Gras Museum at the restaurant is named after his daughter, Germaine Cazenave Wells, and her ghost is rumored to look over the festive gowns and artifacts that are... Read More

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  •   Pirate's Alley New Orleans, LA
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    This pedestrian alley is lined with shops and there have been reports that early in the morning, there is a ghost walking down the path. Some say it is the ghost of Pere Dagobert, a Capuchin monk, who sings while wandering down the street. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Places | Real Haunted Nature & Outdoors (ie. Haunted Woods)

  •   Old SSA Convent Covington, LA
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    This old convent is said to be haunted by sounds of screaming, eerie noises and other ghostly occurrences. Read More

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  •   USS Kidd Baton Rouge, LA
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    This WWII and Korean War ship is said to be haunted by ghostly sailors wearing WWII uniforms. The ship was once hit by a kamikaze, killing 38 men on board. For those interested, the ship is open to the public as a memorial. Read More

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  •   Nicholson Home Washington, LA
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    This home is over 200 years old and was once used as a Civil War hospital. It is rumored to be haunted by a ghost called Peg-Leg or Hoppy, who has been spotted wearing soldier's clothing, a peg-leg, and a gold earring in his left ear. Legend says that Hoppy was a pirate who had been captured and turned traitor to his friends. He lost his leg during battle and died of gangrene. Along... Read More

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  •   Madame Mineurcanal's House New Orleans, LA
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    Stories say that Madame Mineurcanal, a former owner of the home, hanged herself from an overhead beam on the third floor after killing her beloved dog. Her apparition has been spotted here, along with her ghostly white dog. Moaning sounds have been heard coming from the home, cold spots have been felt and a dog's barking has also been reported. Read More

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    This former slave plantation is rumored to be haunted by the former slaves that were once housed here. They've been spotted wearing old-fashioned clothing wandering along the road. Read More

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  •   Big Woods Cemetery Vinton, LA
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    Although most cemeteries are eerie, this one is rumored to be a bit more creepy than others. It is said to be haunted by shadowy figures and electrical interferences tend to occur here. Read More

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    This auditorium is known for its musical program, the Louisiana Hayride, which Elvis Presley performed on in 1954. Other great artists who have performed here include Johnny Cash, Johnny Horton and Hank Williams, and it is believed to be haunted by a young man who sits in the seats. Some say he is the ghost of a boxer who died in a car accident on the way to his first match. Another... Read More

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  •   French Market Inn New Orleans, LA
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    Stories say this hotel is haunted by eerie mist figures that float about, red handprints that turn up on guests' beds, and the metallic clanging and creaking sounds of a pulley system. These haunting reports have taken place sine the 1830s. Read More

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  •   St. Roch Cemetery New Orleans, LA
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    This cemetery honors Saint Roch, patron saint of dogs and invalids. It is believed to be haunted by a large black ghostly dog who has appeared in photos and videotape. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Cemeteries

  •   Gardette LePretre House New Orleans, LA
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    The story surrounding this 1836 home includes the Sultan's Ghost, a tale about a grisly mass murder that took place here. A Turkish renter in the 1870s was rumored to keep a harem here, which he created by kidnapping women and torturing them into submission. Stories say that someone passed by one day, and noticed blood was seeping out of the building. Once inside, it had been found that... Read More

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  •   Maison St. Charles New Orleans, LA
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    There are a few different stories surrounding this hotel. Room #126 is said to be quite haunted, and a paranormal group was said to have captured suspicious EVPs within the building. Read More

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  •   Springfield Cemetery Springfield, LA
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    The ghost of Michael Brown is said to haunt this cemetery. A young boy who was allegedly killed by a hit and run driver, and is buried here. There is a marble headstone marking the grave of Brown, and his ghost is said to appear in search for his murderer. Read More

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  •   Buena Vista Plantation Gloster, LA
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    Much like other plantations in the south, this one is rumored to be haunted by Civil War soldiers. The home is currently a private residence and not open to the public. Read More

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  •   Avenue Plaza Resort New Orleans, LA
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    Stories say that the ghosts that haunt the Ashley House next door to this hotel, also wander into the building to haunt the place. The ghosts here include a spirit that likes to play the piano, a mysterious spectral lady and ghostly Civil War POWs. Doors are known to close on their own and lights flicker throughout. Read More

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  •   Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 New Orleans, LA
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    This cemetery has been used as setting for a number of television shows and movies, and also by author Anne Rice, who staged a fake funeral here to promote her book "Memnoch the Devil." It is said to be one of the most haunted cemeteries in the area and right across the street is the renowned Commander's Palace Restaurant, which is believed to be haunted by Emile Commander himself. Read More

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  •   Stow's Bar Ruston, LA
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    This bar is no longer in operation but the building was believed to be haunted. Once a hospital site, many believe the old patients may be the ones who are lingering the spot. Read More

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    Room #312 at Pleasant Hall on the Louisiana State University campus is believed to be haunted. It was once the site of a murder-suicide, which many believe is the reason for its hauntings, which include eerie noises, lights and shadows inside the room. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Places | Real Haunted Colleges

  •   Old Jail - Pea Farm Shreveport, LA
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    Former inmates are said to haunt this jail, especially in the women's section. Please note: the building is owned by the plant located next door and is considered private property. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Places | Real Haunted Nature & Outdoors (ie. Haunted Woods)

  •   Destrehan Plantation Destrehan, LA
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    This plantation is said to be haunted by full body apparitions that are often seen. Witnesses say the most-often-seen ghost is the husband of one of the daughters of the plantation owner. Read More

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    The spirits that are said to haunt this bed and breakfast are known to open and close doors. Read More

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  •   Manchac Swamp Ponchatoula, LA
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    Locals call this swamp "Ghost Swamp" and it is said to be haunted by a Creole voodoo priestess named Julie Brown. Stories say she cursed the town of Frenier in 1915, singing odd songs taking the town with her when she died. On the day she died, a hurricane triggered a 30-foot tidal wave that killed a number of people in the town, mostly people that attended her funeral. Legend says for... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Lakes & Waterways | Real Haunted Nature & Outdoors (ie. Haunted Woods)

  •   The Morgue Bar New Orleans, LA
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    This morbidly-themed bar located in New Orlean's French Quarter is no longer in operation but the building it was housed in is said to be haunted. The ghosts that linger here are believed to be those who died and were tended to when the place operated as a morgue. Read More

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  •   Bombay Club New Orleans, LA
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    This restaurant features more than 115 types of martinis, and a ghost, too! The spirit is believed to be the ghost of a madame from a former red light district, she is known to appear in the dining room. Read More

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  •   Fort Pike New Orleans, LA
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    Fort Pike was built in 1816 and was named after Zebulon Pike of Pike's Peak fame. The area was abandoned in 1890 and is said to be haunted by the ghost of a sergeant. Witnesses have reported a feeling of being watched and the sounds of heavy boots walking the floors. The fort was unfortunately extremely damaged during Hurricane Katrina. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Army Posts / Battle Grounds

  •   Lamothe House New Orleans, LA
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    This hotel is rumored to be haunted by a ghostly woman wearing red and the sounds of children playing. Read More

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  •   Woodland Plantation Port Sulphur, LA
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    This plantation dates back to 1834 and was transformed into a bed and breakfast in 1999. It is rumored to be haunted by a couple of spirits, including Braddish Johnson, who has been spotted wearing stripe pants and a silk hat, carrying a gold-tipped cane; a young boy who vanishes whenever he is approached; and two women and a man who appear on the first floor. The ghosts of former... Read More

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    From 1909 to 1964, this building operated as the courthouse and then a headquarters for the Wildlife and Fisheries Museum. It became the Supreme Court of Louisiana in 2004 and is rumored to be haunted by several spirits. There are two ghosts that are always spotted together, possibly two witnesses who were shot in the courtroom during a Mafia murder trial in the 1930s. A ghostly man... Read More

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  •   Mary Jane's Bridge Broussard, LA
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    This bridge is a well known spot for paranormal activity and has various stories surrounding it. One is that a young woman was raped and murdered and thrown off the bridge, her body was never recovered. She is believed to linger here in spirit. Some say this story never actually happened, but the location is still an eerie spot. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Bridges & Overpasses | Real Haunted Nature & Outdoors (ie. Haunted Woods)

  •   Bentley Hotel Alexandria, LA
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    This hotel is rumored to be haunted by a number of spirits, including a little girl who fell down an elevator shaft, a man who fell over the grand staircase railing in 1985 and the hotel builder Joseph Bentley, who died in his suite on the third floor. Read More

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  •   Ormond Plantation Destrehan, LA
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    This historic plantation was transformed into a bed and breakfast and is believed to be haunted by shadowy figures that have appeared since around 1880. A young woman's apparition has been spotted in an upstairs room along with a man wearing 19th century clothing. Read More

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  •   Oaklawn Manor Franklin, LA
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    This estate is believed to be haunted by Henry Clay, though the stories surrounding the place feature very little detail about the particulars of the hauntings. Read More

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  •   Madame John's Legacy New Orleans, LA
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    This museum is rumored to be haunted by a ghost that many believe to be Renato Beluche, a privateer from the early 19th Century. His apparition has been spotted, and witnesses have reported hearing footsteps and voices. Fun fact about this location: part of the movie "Interview with the Vampire" was filmed here! Read More

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  •   Le Pavillon Hotel New Orleans, LA
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    There are a couple different ghosts who are said to haunt this hotel. The first is Adda (also known as Eva or Ava), a teenager who has been spotted in the lobby and main entrance with teary eyes. She was said to have been killed by a runaway carriage and her ghost is known to walk up to guests and before disappearing, she says "Pardon me, I am... very lost." Her apparition has fair skin,... Read More

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    This location has operated as number of places, including a French colonial home, another private residence for Juan Laporte in 1789, a bakery on a second floor that was added in the 1800s, another private residence, a cigar shop and stationary store. A young woman's apparition has been spotted here and can be heard giggling. The cigar price tags in the humidor are also said to be mixed... Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses | Real Haunted Restaurants & Bars

  •   Magnolia Plantation Cloutierville, LA
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    This plantation features a main house, slaves' quarters, store, blacksmith shop and hospital. The site was built by Ambrose Lecomte II and his wife Julia Buard, and is now owned by the National Park Service. It is believed to be haunted by slaves who once resided here. Stories say the slaves used to curse their masters with voodoo because they were so badly mistreated. Haunting reports... Read More

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  •   Grady Hill Many, LA
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    Grady Hill is believed to be haunted by La Llorona, or "weeping woman" claims. The spirit has been associated with the nearby Loring Lake, where a woman is said to haunt, crying her eyes out. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Nature & Outdoors (ie. Haunted Woods)

  •   Old Ellerbe School Shreveport, LA
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    This old school on Ellerbe Road is quite creepy and believed to be haunted by the former students who died in a fire there. Read More

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  •   St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 New Orleans, LA
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    This cemetery is believed to be haunted, possibly because a Voodoo Priestess named Marie Laveau is buried here. Witnesses say a crow watches over her grave, and many say her spirit has inhabited the animal. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Cemeteries

  •   Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre New Orleans, LA
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    This theatre is located in New Orlean's French Quarter and is rumored to be haunted by a number of ghosts, including men, manservants and a ghostly nun. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Theaters

  •   Pat O'Brien's New Orleans, LA
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    This bar is said to be haunted by the sounds of footsteps that come from the empty attic and objects that move on their own. The entire third floor of the building and the staircase up to the second floor ladies' restoom is rumored to make visitors and staff feel especially uneasy. Read More

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    This psychiatric hospital is believed to be haunted by its former patients who died there. There are almost 3,000 patients of the former hospital buried on the grounds, and numerous glaims of ghostly activity. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Hospitals & Asylums

  •   St. Pierre Hotel New Orleans, LA
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    This hotel is rumored to be haunted by a Civil War Confederate soldier who likes to hangout in the slave quarters, and a middle-aged civilian man. Witnesses have reported objects that move by themselves and TV's that change channels on their own. Read More

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  •   Calcasieu Courthouse Lake Charles, LA
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    This courthouse is believed to be haunted by Toni Jo McQuiston (born Annie Beatrice McQuiston), a murderess and only female to die in Louisiana’s electric chair. Toni was into drugs and prositution, until she fell in love with Claude Henry (nicknamed Cowboy), and she got clean. The two married and shortly after, Cowboy was arrested on murder charages and sentenced to 50 years in prison.... Read More

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  •   Place d'Armes Hotel New Orleans, LA
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    The ghost of a young girl is said to linger at this hotel in spirit and she wears old-fashioned clothing. Stories say if you spot her, she may ask you if you've seen her grandmother, and then she disappears. Other haunting reports here include sounds of music, footsteps and voices. Read More

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  •   Cottage Plantation Baton Rouge, LA
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    This mansion dates back to 1824 and was taken over by The Union during the Civil War. It is rumored to be haunted by a local who was held prisoner here. His name was Angus Holt, and his ghost is said to haunt the remains of the home, which burned down in 1960. Stories say you can spot his ghost if you look left while on River Road, headed south. Soldiers dressed in blue Union jackets... Read More

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  •   St. Maurice Plantation Natchitoches, LA
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    A child's ghost is believed to haunt this plantation. It comes from the cemetery and visits the home, making sudden noises and rushing past people. He is also known to change the pages on the calendar and was believed to have started a fire that burned the mansion down in 1980. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Houses | Real Haunted Places

  •   New Orleans Pharmacy Museum New Orleans, LA
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    This historic pharmacy dates back to 1823 and is believed to be haunted by Dr. Dupas, a former owner. He was a man who reportedly conducted horrific medical experiments on pregnant slaves. He was also rumored to practice voodoo. In 1867, Dupas died after catching syphilis and his apparition has been spotted after hours dressed in his lab coat or brown suit. His ghost has been known to... Read More

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    This hall on the Nicholls State University campus is said to be haunted by lights that turn on and off by themselves, objects that move on their own, scratching sounds and footsteps. Read More

    Categories: Real Haunted Colleges

  •   LaBranche Building New Orleans, LA
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    This historic building is said to be haunted by at least two different ghosts. Stories say a wealthy sugar planter Mr. LaBranche had a secret mistress named Melissa, and his wife found out after he died. It was said that Mrs. LaBranche invited Melissa over for tea, drugged her and chained her up on the third floor, starving her to death. It was said Mrs. LaBranche lived for another 15... Read More

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  •   St. Vincent's Guest House New Orleans, LA
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    This guest house was once an orphanage that dates back to the 1860s. It is believed to be haunted by the children who passed away here from yellow fever. Their spirits have been spotted in the hallways and guests have heard them giggling within the walls. A nun's apparition has also been seen in the top floor's second wing. Read More

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    Bonnie and Clyde died during the morning, but stories say you can hear the sounds of gunfire here on the nights of a full moon. Read More

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  •   Metairie Cemetery New Orleans, LA
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    This well-known cemetery dates back to 1872 and is the final resting place of 9 Louisiana governors, 7 mayors of New Orleans, and 3 Confederate generals. Singer Louis Prima is also buried here. Stories say some of the gravesites here have restless spirits residing. Read More

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  •   Myrtles Plantation St. Francisville, LA
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    This historic home and antebellum plantation was transformed into a hotel that is rumored to be haunted by at least 12 different ghosts. It is one of the most haunted places in Louisiana, and is even considered a well known spot for paranormal activity throughout the entire country. One of the most well known spirits lingering at the plantation is believed to be a weeping woman and... Read More

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  •   Parlange Plantation House New Roads, LA
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    This plantation home is believed to be haunted by a ghostly girl wearing a wedding dress. She is said to appear on nights when there's a full moon, wandering through the plantation's oak trees. The home was added to the National Register of Historical Places in 1970. Read More

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    Stories say that an apparition appears on the top of the stairs at this bed and breakfast, and that guests sometimes feel a kiss on their cheek as they go to sleep (or even a pat on the rear). The smell of frying eggs and bacon may even comes from the kitchen in the middle of the night when it's empty. Read More

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  •   Bourbon Orleans Hotel New Orleans, LA
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    This hotel is rumored to be haunted by a number of spirits. There is a Confederate soldier that likes to wander the halls, as well as the ghosts of children and nuns who died during the Yellow Fever epidemic when the hotel operated as an orphanage. A ghostly dancer is known to dance alone in the hotel ballroom as well. Read More

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  •   Marland's Bridge Sunset, LA
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    There are a couple of different stories surrounding this bridge. Some say when you drive over the bridge, your radio will go on and off, and others have seen a ghostly girl in a white dress hovering over the bridge. Read More

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    A headless man is said to haunt this cemetery, and has often been seen by people. Stories say if you drive here at night, you may experience car trouble. Read More

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  •   The Lookout Inn New Orleans, LA
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    This hotel used to be an actual lookout along the Mississippi River and witnesses say you can sometimes hear parties taking place in empty rooms. Cold spots and unexplained sounds have also been reported, along with a bathtub that fills itself, possibly linked to a murder that took place here. Read More

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  •   Andrew Jackson Hotel New Orleans, LA
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    This hotel once operated as a children's home, and is believed to be haunted by those who died here during the Yellow Fever epidemic that swept New Orleans. Read More

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  •   Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop New Orleans, LA
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    This bar is a well known haunted spot in New Orleans, and rumor says Jean Lafitte himself, once the famed owner of the actual blacksmith shop, lingers here in spirit. His ghost has been spotted on the premises, and some say they have seen eyes that look very similar to Lafitte's, watching them from the fireplace grate. A woman's apparition has also been seen here, believed to be the... Read More

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  •   St. Louis Cathedral New Orleans, LA
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    Stories say a ghostly priest haunted this cathedral. He used to tend to the sick in New Orleans and has been spotted walking out of the Cathedral. It has also been said that he walks down a side alley (which was named for him) and wanders about in search of those who are sick. Read More

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  •   Taylortown Tower Elm Grove, LA
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    This eerie looking tower stands alone in a field and is rumored to be haunted. Stories say that a jilted bridge haunts the tower after dying of a broken heart. She hanged herself or possibly had an accident on the way to her wedding. Read More

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  •   Susie Plantation Centerville, LA
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    This private home is said to be haunted by unexplained sounds and a series of mishaps that have been blamed on a malevolent entity. Reports here include being pushed off ladders and scaffolding, one, while holding a chainsaw. Stories say the former mistress doesn't like anyone living in the home but her. Other eerie things that occurr here include footsteps, tinkling music, whispers... Read More

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  •   Hotel Villa Convento New Orleans, LA
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    This hotel is haunted by the sounds of a ghostly child's laughter, although no children are allowed at this hotel. A mysterious madame is also known to knock on guest room doors. Read More

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  •   Bienvenue House Bed and Breakfast Saint Martinville, LA
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    This inn dates back to 1830 and was the site of a murder of the former innkeeper, Isabel Robertson, and her daughter Belle. Many say at least one of the two haunt the place. Stories say Belle's bell, which she used to call for help, can be heard ringing from her bedroom. Objects are also known to move on their own, and lights turn on and off by themselves. The most haunted room in the... Read More

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  •   Omni Royal Orleans New Orleans, LA
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    This hotel is rumored to be haunted by a ghostly maid who likes to tuck in the guests, flush the toilet and turn the water on at night. Stories say there may be as many as 50 ghosts that reside here, and they appear in the hotel's paintings. Read More

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    There are two ghosts that are rumored to haunt this hospital. The employees refer to one of them as "Reggie." The other just appears as a black mist. Read More

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  •   Lalaurie House New Orleans, LA
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    This mansion was once a tourist attraction but is no longer in operation. It was once owned by Madame Lalaurie, who was said to be quite vicious of a person. Her home was reported to have a high number of slave turnovers and one neighbor said that a young slave girl jumped to her death rather than face punishment from Madame Lalaurie. In 1834, a fire broke out in the mansion, and when... Read More

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    Stories say this plantation is haunted by the ghost of its former mistress, as well as the ghost of an outlaw she killed when she found him creeping up the stairs one night. Read More

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  •   Adam Griffin House New Orleans, LA
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    This private residence is rumored to be haunted by ghostly soldiers, Confederate deserters in stolen Union uniforms. The men were caught in real life, and committed suicide in the home to avoid punishment. They shot each other, and to this day their apparitions have been spotted holding whiskey bottles and singing "John Brown's Body." The sounds of drunken laughter and soldiers'... Read More

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  •   La Louisiane New Orleans, LA
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    Once a hotel and restaurant, this location now operates as an event venue and is said to be haunted by a 1800s former owner's widow, Mrs. LeDoux. Other ghosts here include Louis Bezaundun and his wife Ann, who dresses in black and smells of French perfume. Read More

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  •   Loyd Hall Plantation Cheneyville, LA
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    This plantation has seen its fair share of death and tragedy, much like other plantations in the south. Stories say the original owner was hanged for being a traitor during the Civil War, a Union Soldier was shot to death in the attic (the blood stains are supposedly still visible), and a young woman possibly committed suicide by jumping from the same attic years later. Read More

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