Haunted Places in Broussard, Louisiana



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    Mary Jane's Bridge

    Broussard, Louisiana

    One of those stories that just generate in small towns, a cautionary tale if you will. This bridge is reportedly haunted by the ghost of a young woman who was raped and murdered and thrown off the bridge, her body never recovered. Although no evidence of such a ...


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    T'Frere's House Bed and Breakfast

    Lafayette, Louisiana

    3.8 miles from Broussard, LA

    Reported to be haunted by the ghost of "Amelie" who died after falling into the well. Reportedly the Catholic church refused to bury her on church property as they ruled it a suicide. She is said to turn lights on and off, bang pots and pans and other mischievous ...


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    Harris Hall - University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    Lafayette, Louisiana

    5.6 miles from Broussard, LA

    The girl's dorm is reported to be haunted by the ghost of a female student.


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    Bienvenue House Bed and Breakfast

    Saint Martinville, Louisiana

    8 miles from Broussard, LA

    Built in 1830, the inn is said to be the site of the murder of a former innkeeper, Isabel Robertson, and her invalid daughter Belle. At least one of them is said to haunt the place. Some say Belle's bell, which she used to call for help, can be heard ...


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    Joseph Jefferson Mansion

    New Iberia, Louisiana

    12 miles from Broussard, LA

    Strange lights, moving chairs and the sounds of footsteps have all be reported at the mansion.


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    Shadows on the Teche

    New Iberia, Louisiana

    13.2 miles from Broussard, LA

    Built in the early 1830s, this historic house, available for tours, is thought to be haunted by former resident Mary Moore. She passed away during the Civil War while her home was occupied by Union troops. A misty figure has been reported, as well as footsteps and voices coming from ...


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    Chretien Point Plantation

    Sunset, Louisiana

    18.7 miles from Broussard, LA

    Reportedly haunted by the ghost of its former mistress as well as an outlaw she killed when she discovered him creeping up the stairs one night.


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    Saint Charles Borromeo - Retreat House

    Arnaudville, Louisiana

    19.6 miles from Broussard, LA

    Rumor has it that this house is haunted by an old Jesuit priest who used to live there.


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    Marland's Bridge

    Sunset, Louisiana

    19.9 miles from Broussard, LA

    This bridge is the scene of 2 events. On Nov. 3, 1863. There was a union campground just east of it, then it was attacked by the Confederacy. This is called " The Battle of Bayou Bourbeau" The Confederates were victorious, and manage to capture an artillery piece. Young Corporal ...


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    Rice Theatre

    Crowley, Louisiana

    25 miles from Broussard, LA

    At this 1920 theater, reportedly once used as a car dealership and a recording studio, a freight elevator is said to run on its own. Also, shadows and disembodied voices have been reported.


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    Charles Burr Ln Bridge

    Opelousas, Louisiana

    27.9 miles from Broussard, LA

    This is a very haunted bridge that all locals know about. Add night many people have seen A apparition of a old man holding a lantern at the bridge. Many people driving along the road and filled that something is in the backseat of the vehicle and look in the ...


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    Charlene Richard - St. Edwards Church Cemetery

    Church Point, Louisiana

    28.2 miles from Broussard, LA

    More than 10,000 people a year visit the grave of "Saint" Charlene Richard for spiritual healing. Although she is not truly a saint, at a young age she expressed interest in becoming one. Her mother told her that she could pray for the world's sinners, and when Charlene was diagnosed ...


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    Nicholson Home

    Washington, Louisiana

    32.8 miles from Broussard, LA

    Thought to be over 250 years old, the building was once used as a Civil War hospital. It is haunted by a ghost called Hoppy or Peg-Leg, seen wearing soldier's clothing, a peg-leg, and a gold earring in his left ear. Legend has it that Hoppy was a pirate who ...


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    Ghostly Hitchhiker

    Port Barre, Louisiana

    33.3 miles from Broussard, LA

    In the town of Washington Louisiana, I was driving to my uncle's home and it was at night. I forget the time of night. I was driving and I remember the hard turn in the road... my windows were rolled down and the next thing I know, I noticed ...


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    Eunice Public Library

    Eunice, Louisiana

    36.2 miles from Broussard, LA

    Eunice Public Library is believed to have a ghost who locks doors, turns on lights, and hides books by local children's author Mary Alice Fontenot.


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    Oaklawn Manor

    Franklin, Louisiana

    36.2 miles from Broussard, LA

    It is said that the ghost of Henry Clay haunts this estate, though very little additional detail is available concerning the particulars of the haunting.


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    Miller Cemetery - Headless Cemetery

    Eunice, Louisiana

    38 miles from Broussard, LA

    The ghost of a headless man is often seen and people claim that if you drive there at night, you'll experience car trouble.


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    Susie Plantation

    Franklin, Louisiana

    40.4 miles from Broussard, LA

    Unexplained noises and a series of mishaps point to a malevolent entity operating at this privately owned home. Different people have reported being pushed off of scaffolding and ladders, one, while holding a chainsaw. It is alleged that the former mistress of the house doesn't like anyone living ...


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    Parlange Plantation House

    New Roads, Louisiana

    43.7 miles from Broussard, LA

    The ghost of a girl in a wedding gown appears on full moon nights walking through the oak trees of the plantation. This plantation house is privately owned, but is open by appointment for viewings. There is a fee charged. Call 225-638-8410 for further information.


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    Cottage Plantation

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    45.8 miles from Broussard, LA

    The Union took over this 1824 mansion during the Civil War, and it is said to be haunted by a local who was held prisoner here. Angus Holt is said to haunt the remains of the house, which burned down in 1960. It is said that for the best chances ...


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    Nottoway Plantation

    White Castle, Louisiana

    47.5 miles from Broussard, LA

    Built in 1859, this plantation is said to be haunted by the ghost of a coachman. During a Civil War attack, the coachman stood at the front of the house making sure that all the folks got from their carriages to the house safely. Folks say his presence is still ...


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    USS Kidd

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    50.3 miles from Broussard, LA

    The WWII and Korean War ship is open to the public as a memorial. It was once hit by a kamikaze, killing 38 men on board. The ghosts of sailors in WWII uniforms have been reported on the ship.


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    Pleasant Hall - Room 312

    Broussard,

    50.3 miles from Broussard, LA

    Room 312 is the site of a reported murder-suicide. People claim that there are strange noises, lights and shadows in the room.


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    Spanish Moon

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    50.4 miles from Broussard, LA

    Reputed to be haunted by a ghost that enjoys moving things around, from pool balls to glassware. Some staff members claim they've been touched or grabbed. The building was a temporary morgue during a disaster in the 20's and some believe some of those whose bodies rested there, stayed there. ...


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    Old State Capitol

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    50.5 miles from Broussard, LA

    Security guards report motion alarms tripped at night when no one is around, lights flickering on and off and the occasional glimpse of a shadowy figure on the second floor. Ghostly footprints are left in the dust, and for some reason the local entity has a tendency to steal ...


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    Highland Road and Lee Drive

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    50.8 miles from Broussard, LA

    People claim that the ghosts of Confederate soldiers are often seen crossing Highland Road.


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    Guaranty Income Life and Broadcasting Building

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    50.9 miles from Broussard, LA

    The building was once a hospital and a morgue. It is reportedly haunted by several of the patients who checked in, and apparently never checked out.


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    Old State Penitentiary

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    50.9 miles from Broussard, LA

    Because if you were an inmate, wouldn't you want to stay in prison for all eternity? Ghostly footsteps, electrical issues and other ghostly happenings are reported to occur here.


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    Myrtles Plantation

    St. Francisville, Louisiana

    56.8 miles from Broussard, LA

    A crying woman and a vengeful slave are both said to haunt this plantation.


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    Rosedown Plantation

    St. Francisville, Louisiana

    57 miles from Broussard, LA

    Completed in 1835, this house is said to be haunted by some of the original Turnbull family members. Witness describe ghostly pranks, such as turning the lights on and off and moving furniture. He is believed to be William, the eldest Turnbull son.


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    Madewood Plantation

    Napoleonville, Louisiana

    59.8 miles from Broussard, LA


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    Houmas House Plantation

    Donaldsonville, Louisiana

    61.4 miles from Broussard, LA

    The granddaughter of original builder General Wade Hampton is thought to haunt the place, having appeared to restoration workers in 2003 wearing a blue dress. She walked down the staircase and disappeared. She also is known to follow tour groups through the house. The identity of the ghost is not ...


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    Loyd Hall Plantation

    Cheneyville, Louisiana

    65.6 miles from Broussard, LA

    Like any plantation in the south, Loyd hall has had its share of tragedy and death. The main stories are of the original owner who was hanged as a traitor during the Civil War, a Union soldier shot to death in an upstairs attic (the bloodstains are still visible) and ...


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    Elizabeth Town Hall

    Elizabeth, Louisiana

    70.2 miles from Broussard, LA

    Probably the only thing to beware at this town hall are the very sketchy rumors of it being haunted. Very little anecdotal evidence exists to support the claims, but we'll include it for the sake of completeness.


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    Oak Alley Plantation

    Vacherie, Louisiana

    71.4 miles from Broussard, 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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    Ellender Hall - Nicholls State University

    Thibodaux, Louisiana

    73.5 miles from Broussard, 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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    Devil's Swamp

    Schriever, Louisiana

    74.1 miles from Broussard, 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

    74.6 miles from Broussard, 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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    Calcasieu Courthouse

    Lake Charles, Louisiana

    75.3 miles from Broussard, LA

    Calcasieu Courthouse is said to be haunted by Toni Jo McQuiston (born Annie Beatrice McQuiston), a murderess and the only female to die in Louisiana’s electric chair. Toni was a beauty but a tough girl, into drugs and prostitution. But after she fell in love with Claude Henry (nicknamed Cowboy)at ...


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    Ardoyne Plantation House

    Schriever, Louisiana

    76.7 miles from Broussard, 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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    Coteau Road

    Houma, Louisiana

    79.5 miles from Broussard, 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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    San Francisco Plantation House

    Reserve, Louisiana

    81.5 miles from Broussard, 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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    Southdown Plantation House

    Houma, Louisiana

    82.7 miles from Broussard, 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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    Alexandria Zoological Park

    Alexandria, Louisiana

    84.1 miles from Broussard, LA

    Featured on TV's Ghost Hunters, the zoo is said to be haunted by the spirit of deceased director Les Whitt, who passed away in 2008. He is said to play pranks and practical jokes from beyond the grave, just as he loved to do in life.


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    Diamond Grill

    Alexandria, Louisiana

    85.4 miles from Broussard, LA

    This award-winning restaurant was featured in an episode of "Ghost Hunters" in 2011, during which time a door was videotaped moving on its own, black masses were spotted, and EVPs were captured. The hosts of the show believed this evidence pointed to an intelligent haunting. The building itself dates back ...


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    Finnegan's Wake Pub

    Alexandria, Louisiana

    85.5 miles from Broussard, LA

    This friendly Louisiana pub seems to boast its own not-so-friendly ghost. As featured on "Ghost Hunters" in 2011, the owners claim to have had glasses thrown violently across the bar by unseen hands, and an in-house violinist swears that his instrument was "strangely altered" after being left unguarded in ...


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    Bentley Hotel

    Alexandria, Louisiana

    85.5 miles from Broussard, LA

    Reports say the Bentley Hotel was set to reopen in 2013. It was rumored to be haunted by several ghosts: a young girl who fell to her death down an elevator shaft, a man who fell over the grand staircase railing in 1985, some ghosts who peered over the mezzanine ...


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    Central Louisiana State Hospital

    Pineville, Louisiana

    86 miles from Broussard, LA

    Reportedly haunted by former patients who died there, it is reported to be extremely active. Almost three thousand patients of this former hospital for the mentally ill are buried on its grounds. Numerous claims of ghost activity.


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    Springfield Cemetery

    Springfield, Louisiana

    86.4 miles from Broussard, LA

    In the cemetery there is a marble headstone marking the grave of a boy named Michael Brown. Michael was allegedly killed by a hit and run driver who was rumored to be caught when details of the crash somehow came to be carved on the back of the headstone ...


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    Bayou Sale Road

    Dulac, Louisiana

    94.6 miles from Broussard, LA

    People claim that a hitchhiking ghost haunts this road.


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