Haunted Places in Bourg, Louisiana



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    Southdown Plantation House

    Houma, Louisiana

    8.6 miles from Bourg, LA

    Reported to be haunted, though details on the exact nature of the haunting are not easily found. So far those that have been found online do not seem to be supported by any data and appear to be pure supposition.


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    Coteau Road

    Houma, Louisiana

    12 miles from Bourg, LA

    Apparitions are seen wandering the fields at night, especially around the metal sheds off the roads. Illicit meth labs? Ghostly happenings? You decide.


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    Ardoyne Plantation House

    Schriever, Louisiana

    14.5 miles from Bourg, LA

    This is a private home and not open for visits, which is a shame because it is stunningly beautiful. Reports of hauntings are sketchy at best and hard to substantiate, but it's a plantation home in Louisiana so it has to have at least one ghost, right? Update: As of ...


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    Bayou Sale Road

    Dulac, Louisiana

    16 miles from Bourg, LA

    People claim that a hitchhiking ghost haunts this road.


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    Devil's Swamp

    Schriever, Louisiana

    18.4 miles from Bourg, LA

    The thing that's really haunting the Devil's Swamp is the thousands of pollutants and chemicals that have been poured into it, destroying the ecosystem over the years. Still if cancer deaths alone are sufficient to cause ghosts, this place should have ghosts aplenty. Beware when visiting this toxic ...


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    Laurel Valley Village Plantation

    Thibodaux, Louisiana

    19.7 miles from Bourg, LA

    A former slave plantation, the road leading into the village is said to be haunted that you can often see apparitions of former slaves and people dressed in old-fashioned clothing walking along the road.


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    Ellender Hall - Nicholls State University

    Thibodaux, Louisiana

    20.4 miles from Bourg, LA

    All the elements of a haunting are reported to occur here: lights turn on and off, objects move on their own, footsteps, scratching noises.


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    Ormond Plantation

    Destrehan, Louisiana

    30.5 miles from Bourg, LA

    At this historic plantation bed-and-breakfast, folks have reported seeing shadowy figures as far back as 1880. Apparitions have been seen of a man in 19th-century garb and a young woman in an upstairs room. Paranormal investigations have resulted in video of a mysterious light traveling down the staircase.


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    Destrehan Plantation

    Destrehan, Louisiana

    30.6 miles from Bourg, LA

    Full-body apparitions are often sighted at the plantation. People believe the most-often-seen ghost is the husband of one of the daughters of the plantation owner.


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    Ormond (Destrehan) Plantation

    Destrehan, Louisiana

    30.6 miles from Bourg, LA

    The oldest plantation in Louisiana is said to be haunted by the ghosts of former owners. The site of a rumored slave uprising, it is said that the leader of the rebellion, when caught, laid a curse on the plantation and all its owners. Whatever the reality ...


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    LaBranche Plantation Dependency

    St. Rose, Louisiana

    32.5 miles from Bourg, LA

    Reports say the establishment is closed as of 2013. It is reported to be the site where Adolf Hitler's horse was buried, and the horse is said to haunt the area. Inside the house, spirits are said to manifest by moving objects and emitting perfume aromas.


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    Oak Alley Plantation

    Vacherie, Louisiana

    32.9 miles from Bourg, LA

    Although it is best known for the three hundred year old oaks that line the walkway leading to the house, Oak Alley is also known for its ghosts. Numerous apparitions of a woman have been reported throughout the house, as well as sightings of a woman riding a horse through ...


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    San Francisco Plantation House

    Reserve, Louisiana

    34.3 miles from Bourg, LA

    This 1856 house is said to be haunted by some of its former residents: a small boy who cries in the night, an older man seen on the upper floor and roof, and a young girl seen near the staircase (she is thought to have died by falling down the ...


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    Madewood Plantation

    Napoleonville, Louisiana

    34.9 miles from Bourg, LA


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    Falling Bricks of Cherokee Street

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    38.6 miles from Bourg, LA

    This is an odd one from "Ghost Stories of Old New Orleans," a 1946 classic by Jeanne deLavigne. A crotchety old man named Abner White lived in this neighborhood, and he constantly terrorized the local children - in one case he even physically attacked a young girl named Ollie ...


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    Southern Nights Bed and Breakfast

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    39.7 miles from Bourg, LA

    Witnesses here have noted that doors open and close by themselves, disembodied footsteps and whispering can be heard, and cold and hot spots can be felt. Reports are conflicting as to whether the inn is still in operation.


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    1928 South Carrollton Avenue

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    39.8 miles from Bourg, LA

    The story of this home's haunting comes from Victor C. Klein's book, "New Orleans Ghosts" (1996). The activity here was first reported in the early 1970s, when an owner decided to redo the basement. He hired a crew of workmen to complete the task, but they left early ...


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    The Columns Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    39.9 miles from Bourg, LA

    This 1883 hotel is reportedly home to 3 entities: A well-dressed gentleman who acts as a sort of ghost host, a lady in white who has been seen floating in the ballroom and garden, and a little girl who haunts the area near the third-floor balcony.


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    Lafayette Cemetery No. 1

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    40.4 miles from Bourg, LA

    This oft-filmed cemetery may look quite familiar to you -- it has been used as a setting for many TV shows and movies, and also by author Anne Rice, who even staged a mock funeral here as a promotion for her book "Memnoch the Devil." Rice played the part of ...


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    Commander's Palace

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    40.5 miles from Bourg, LA

    It is said that Emile Commander himself lingers to maintain his famed 1880s Creole restaurant. He has been known to sip guests' drinks (or even drink them entirely) and turn lights on and off, and his footsteps have been heard as well. Executive chefs at this famous upscale eatery include ...


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    Castle Inn

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    40.5 miles from Bourg, LA

    There are differing reports as to whether the Castle Inn is still open as a bed-and-breakfast or is now a privately owned home. The 1891 inn is said to be haunted by two ghosts. One is a carriage driver who long ago accidentally set a fire here, and perished in ...


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    Payne House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    40.7 miles from Bourg, LA

    Jefferson Davis, one-time President of the Confederate States of America, died (practically a recluse) in this house in December of 1889. A stone marking the event rests just outside the front gate. It is said that his elderly-looking ghost can be seen in the second-floor window.


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    Brevard House - Anne Rice House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    40.7 miles from Bourg, LA

    This 1850s Greek Revival home built by Albert Brevard is said to be haunted by Mr. Brevard himself, who shot himself on the front porch. It is said that he apparates there as a mist on moonless nights. But the house has another claim to fame: Renowned author Anne Rice ...


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    Morris-Israel House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    40.7 miles from Bourg, LA

    Also called the House of the Voodoo Ritual, thi Morris-Israel House is an 1868 Victorian mansion that has quite a tale to tell. During a renovation, a small hidden room was discovered, and it contained human bones positioned in what is thought to be a voodoo ritual for keeping away ...


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    Buckner Mansion

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    40.9 miles from Bourg, LA

    You can rent your very own haunted mansion in New Orleans for only $20,000 a month! And that's only $1 per square foot. This 20,000-square-foot, 1853 mansion is haunted by Miss Josephine, a dedicated slave who stayed on even after the Civil War ended. In fact, she was so devoted ...


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    Magnolia Mansion

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    40.9 miles from Bourg, LA

    If you have $3.2 million in your pocket, you could own your very own haunted mansion, circa 1858. This one is for sale, and is rumored to be the home of ghostly children who move your objects, a spectral maid, and a bearded ghost who frequents the first floor. The ...


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    Avenue Plaza Resort

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    40.9 miles from Bourg, LA

    Folks say that the ghostly Civil War POWs, the spirit piano player and the mysterious spectral lady who reside at the Ashley House next door may send some of their tricks in the direction of this resort. Lights flicker and the doors have been known to close by themselves.


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    The Pontchartrain

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    41 miles from Bourg, LA

    Reported to be haunted by a variety of apparitions, but we don't currently have any more detail than that. Know more? Let us know via the comments section at the bottom of this page!


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    Los Catrachos - Odin's Inn

    Metairie, Louisiana

    41 miles from Bourg, LA

    Ghost sightings in mirrors, cold spots and eerie footsteps are all reported at the hotel.


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    St. Vincent's Guest House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    41.2 miles from Bourg, LA

    This guest house is actually a former orphanage built in the 1860s, so it is not surprising that the children who passed away from yellow fever during this time have been witnessed as playful spirits. The ghostly children run through the halls, and guests have heard them giggling within the ...


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    Adam Griffin House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    41.4 miles from Bourg, LA

    This private home is said to be occupied by a couple of soldier ghosts, Confederate deserters in stolen Union uniforms. In life, these men were caught and, to avoid punishment, committed suicide in the house by shooting each other. Their apparitions have been seen holding whiskey bottles and singing "John ...


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    Maison St. Charles

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    41.4 miles from Bourg, LA

    There are a few claims of paranormal activity at the Maison St. Charles (part of the Quality Inn and Suites chain). The staff have informed at least one traveler that room #126 is believed to be haunted, and one paranormal group claims to have captured several suspicious EVPs within ...


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    Devil's Mansion Site

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    41.4 miles from Bourg, LA

    Although what stands on this site now is a hotel, it was once owned by the devil, according to popular legend. Folks say the elaborate mansion that once stood here suddenly appeared overnight, and made little sense in its architecture, with rooms that filled entire floors and staircases that went ...


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    The Jungle Rock Hut - Boomers Down the Hatch

    Gretna, Louisiana

    41.7 miles from Bourg, LA

    Banging noises, tools being moved, ghostly voices and other ghostly activities are reported to occur here.


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    Metairie Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    41.7 miles from Bourg, LA

    Founded in 1872, this well-known cemetery is the final resting place of 9 Lousiana governors, 7 mayors of New Orleans, and 3 Confederate generals. Singer Louis Prima also is buried here. Some of the gravesites here are said to house restless haunts. In addition to living sightseers, the cemetery is ...


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    The Haunted Mortuary

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    41.7 miles from Bourg, LA

    The Haunted Mortuary is a haunted attraction that began its life as a Victorian mansion, built in 1872 by Mary Slattery. In 1928, PJ McMahon purchased the property to turn it into a giant funeral business, which performed some 20,000 funerals occurred here over the years. So the story goes, ...


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    Odd Fellows Rest

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    41.8 miles from Bourg, LA

    Even if it weren't haunted this cemetery would be worth seeing due to the ambiance of an old gothic style cemetery falling into ruin.


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    Le Pavillon Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    41.9 miles from Bourg, LA

    The long history of haunts here includes Adda (also called Ava or Eva), a teary teenager who has been seen in the main entrance and lobby. She is said to have been killed by a runaway carriage, and her ghost walks up to guests and, before vanishing, says "Pardon me, ...


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    Gallier Hall

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    41.9 miles from Bourg, LA

    The ghosts of Union soldiers and General Benjamin “The Beast” Butler have been seen on the hall's steps. Also, during the Bacchus Mardi Gras parade, a fatal stabbing that occurred in 1972 has been known to replay very realistically, as it happened near the Gallier Hall.


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    Holt Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    42.1 miles from Bourg, LA

    This 1879, predominately in-ground cemetery was used to buried the poorest folk, many of whom passed away in violent circumstances. It is said that visitors can feel the sad souls who linger here.


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    The Alibi

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    42.3 miles from Bourg, LA

    At this late-night hangout, patrons can choose from 150 different kinds of beer. Odd things have been reported here, such as knives flying off the bar and shadowy figures. Rumor has it that a man was stabbed to death on the premises years ago, and other stories tell of ghosts ...


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    La Louisiane

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    42.3 miles from Bourg, LA

    La Louisiane is now an event venue, but was once a hotel and restaurant. It is said to be haunted by Mrs. LeDoux, widow of a former owner in the 1800s. Other ghosts here include Louis Bézaudun and his wife Ann, who wears black and smells of French perfume.


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    The Jimani

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    42.3 miles from Bourg, LA

    On June 24, 1973, someone set fire to the gay bar Jimani Lounge, killing 32 men. Sadly, some victims' bodies were never claimed, as family members were embarrassed. The case was never solved. Since then, folks at the bar now occupying the same space have seen apparitions of charred bodies ...


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    Hotel Monteleone

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    42.4 miles from Bourg, LA

    Even the elevator is haunted in this historic hotel - like something out of The Twilight Zone, it may stop on the wrong floor and opens to reveal ghost children playing in chilly hallways. More than 12 spirits are said to be here, including children who love to play hide-and-seek. ...


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    Crescent City Books - 204 Chartres

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    42.4 miles from Bourg, LA

    Before Crescent City Books moved to its new location, 230 Chartres St., it stood here. Folks say theh ghosts of children played on the building's second and third floors. Now this building is reported to be vacant.


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    Arnaud's Restaurant

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    42.4 miles from Bourg, LA

    This restaurant serves up classic Creole fare, and perhaps a ghost or two as well. "Count" Arnaud Cazenave himself is said to look over his place from the afterlife. He has been known to rearrange the silverware or the bar setup to his liking. The restaurant's Mardi Gras Museum is ...


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    Old Absinthe House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    42.4 miles from Bourg, LA

    Witnesses have seen the ghost of Jean Lafitte here, and occasionally, they say, he even gives parties. Laughter and carousing can be heard, chairs and dishes move, and objects fly about the room, but nothing of the spirits can be seen, although misty shadows and strange noises are said to ...


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    Ryan's Irish Pub

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    42.4 miles from Bourg, LA

    The ghost of a confused African American man in workman's clothing is said to show up at Ryan's Irish Pub, near the back wall. He is thought to be a warehouseman that perished in the area's great fire.


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    St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    42.4 miles from Bourg, LA

    Voodoo Priestess Marie Laveau is buried here. A crow said to watch over her grave is believed to be inhabited by her spirit.


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    Bombay Club

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    42.4 miles from Bourg, LA

    At this restaurant and bar that serves more than 115 types of martini, a ghostly madame from a former nearby red light district as been known to appear in the dining room.


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