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Louisiana Real Haunted Houses - Houses That are Truly Haunted

Looking for some REAL scares? You're in luck -Louisiana has a rich haunted history, and there's lots of houses across the state that are truly haunted by spirits who haven't quite left the living world yet. Whether you're looking for some real scares this Halloween Season, or you're simply fascinated by Louisiana's haunted history, you'll want to check out Louisiana Haunted Houses's database of real haunted houses across Louisiana that are filled with thrills, chills, and scares year round!
 
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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

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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

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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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  •   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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  •   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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  •   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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  •   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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  •   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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  •   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

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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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    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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  •   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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