Haunted Places in Covington, Louisiana



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    Maple Street Bakery

    Abita Springs, Louisiana

    3.8 miles from Covington, LA

    Maple Street Bakery is housed in a building that's over 100 years old and has been a convalescent home, a private house, an art gallery and an insurance office. And, it's said to be haunted, as evidenced by footsteps on the porch, electrical anomalies, doors that open or close by ...


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    Old SSA Convent

    Covington, Louisiana

    Claims of screaming, eerie noises and other ghostly events. Considering the amount of graffiti and evidence of teen partying littered about the place, there might be a more mundane explanation for the noises coming from the place, but take a walk in the woods and decide for yourself.


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    Palestine Graveyard

    Picayune, Mississippi

    22.5 miles from Covington, LA

    There are allegedly sightings of the ghost of a woman who killed herself in the cemetery after being jilted at the altar.


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    Manchac Swamp

    Ponchatoula, Louisiana

    23.1 miles from Covington, LA

    Known to locals as the Ghost Swamp, it is said to be haunted by Julie Brown, a Creole voodoo priestess. In 1915, reports say she cursed the town of Frenier, singing odd songs about taking the town with her when she died. On the day she did die, a hurricane ...


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    Northshore Regional Medical Center

    Slidell, Louisiana

    25 miles from Covington, LA

    Reportedly haunted by two ghosts. The employees refer to one of them as Reggie. The other is just a black mist.


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    Springfield Cemetery

    Springfield, Louisiana

    27 miles from Covington, 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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    Sycamore Church Cemetery

    Carriere, Mississippi

    27.9 miles from Covington, LA

    Supposedly if you sit on a bench that's in the cemetery you will feel a cold spot (probably not seeping up from the concrete bench) and someone breathing behind you.


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    Fort Pike

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    30.5 miles from Covington, LA

    -Built in 1816, Fort Pike was named after Zebulon Pike of Pike's Peak fame. The site was abandoned in 1890--by the living, anyway. Some say the ghost of a sergeant has been seen about the place, and witnesses have described a feeling of being watched as well as the sound ...


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    Los Catrachos - Odin's Inn

    Metairie, Louisiana

    32.5 miles from Covington, LA

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


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    Mona Lisa Lane

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    33.2 miles from Covington, LA

    Mona Lisa Lane is near Popp's Fountain, in the southwest corner of City Park. Local legend has it that in the early 1900s, a wealthy philanthropist provided the city with a large collection of statues, with the condition that one of them in particular be given preferential treatment and must ...


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    Holt Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    33.9 miles from Covington, 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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    Metairie Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    34 miles from Covington, 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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    918 Solomon Place

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    34.1 miles from Covington, LA

    This unassuming little home is featured in Victor C. Klein's book "New Orleans Ghosts."  It is said that for a time in the late 1970s the home was riddled with paranormal activity. Voices, footsteps and menacing presences were constant in the home, to the point that the new homeowners ...


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    Odd Fellows Rest

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    34.1 miles from Covington, 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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    The Haunted Mortuary

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    34.3 miles from Covington, 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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    St. Roch Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    34.7 miles from Covington, LA

    This cemetery, which honors Saint Roch, patron saint of dogs and invalids, is said to be haunted by a large black ghost dog. According to reports, the dog has shown up both on photographs and videotape. Guided cemetery tours are available.


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    Ernie K-Doe’s Mother-In-Law Lounge

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    34.9 miles from Covington, LA

    This bar is said to be haunted by former owner Ernie K-Doe and his wife. K-Doe was an R&B singer who once had a hit record called “Mother-in-Law.” He passed away in 2001, and his widow Antoinette ran the place until her death in 2009--but as reports say, they never ...


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    Dauphine House Bed and Breakfast

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.3 miles from Covington, LA

    A paranormal investigator owns this 1900s bed-and-breakfast that is reportedly haunted by many spirits. They have been known to open and close the doors.


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    Morro Castle

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.3 miles from Covington, LA

    This building has a number of stories connected to it - but alas, all of them have been proved false. One said the house was built to quarter the Spanish troops of King Carlos IV of Spain, and hence it is sometimes known as the old Spanish barracks. ...


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    La Maison Marigny Bed and Breakfast

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.4 miles from Covington, LA

    At this bed-and-breakfast, you may share your lodgings with something kindly, but supernatural. Witnesses say an apparition appears at the top of the stairs, guests sometimes feel a kiss on their cheek as they go to sleep (or even get a pat on the rear), and the smell of frying ...


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    New Orleans Courtyard Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.4 miles from Covington, LA

    At this historic hotel, guests have reported hearing parties going on in rooms that are vacant.


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    Madame Mineurcanal's House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.4 miles from Covington, LA

    According to the scary tales told about this place, Madame Mineurcanal, a former owner, hanged herself from an overhead beam on the third floor after killing her beloved dog. Her apparition has been seen here with her little white dog. Cold spots, moaning sounds and a dog's barking also have ...


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    Lamothe Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.5 miles from Covington, LA

    A ghostly woman in red is apparently sighted frequently as well as the sounds of ghostly children at play.


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    Lanaux Mansion

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.5 miles from Covington, LA

    This 1876 bed-and-breakfast inn boasts the ghost of original owner Charles Johnson. His apparition has been seen walking through the house, all dressed in black.


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    St. Pierre Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.6 miles from Covington, LA

    Ghosts who roam here include a Civil War Confederate soldier who hangs out in the slave quarters, and a middle-aged civilian man. Witnesses have reported such strange happenings as objects that move by themselves and TVs that change channels on their own.


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    The Sausage Man - Hans Muller House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.6 miles from Covington, LA

    A legendary ghost butcher stars in this unusual ghost story not unlike that of Sweeney Todd. 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 ...


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    Lalaurie House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.6 miles from Covington, LA

    A mansion in New Orleans that was once owned by the vicious Madame Lalaurie. Neighbors reported that slave turnover at her house was unusually high and one neighbor reported a young slave girl who leapt to her death rather than face the punishment Madame Lalaurie had in store for her. ...


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    Le Richelieu Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.6 miles from Covington, LA

    Reported to have been built on the site of an old execution site for the Spanish army, it is claimed that the soldiers who died on the spot continue to haunt the hotel to this day.


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    Lafitte Guest House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.6 miles from Covington, LA

    Room 21 is reportedly haunted by the ghost of a young girl, possibly Marie Gleises, who died of yellow fever in the 1850s. She apparently appears to young children and speaks to them. Also, it is claimed that the sounds of a woman sobbing can be heard, reportedly ...


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    Creole House - Inn on St. Ann

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.6 miles from Covington, LA

    A Creole House, part of the Inn on St. Ann, is an 1830s 30-room hotel said to be home to a ghost folks call Knobby, nicknamed so for his habit of removing doorknobs. He haunts the second floor, and doorknobs he tinkers with can't be made to stay on by ...


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    Site of the Laveau House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.6 miles from Covington, LA

    Famed Creole Voodoo practitioner Marie Laveau (1794–1881), multi-racial daughter of a white planter and a French Creole woman, lived on this site during part of her life. Her ghost is said to frequent the place, still performing her ritual ceremonies. The cottage that currently stands on the site is not ...


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    Old U.S. Mint

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.6 miles from Covington, LA

    Built at the orders of Andrew Jackson, the mint began operation in 1838. During the Civil War, it was used to print Confederate currency and even served a short time as a military barracks. Money was printed here until the early 1900s. Perhaps the ghost who resides on the second ...


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    Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.6 miles from Covington, LA

    Jean Lafitte himself is said to haunt this bar, once the famed privateer's actual blacksmith shop. The governor made every effort to shut down Lafitte's illegal smuggling business, perhaps because of the affair Lafitte was having with the governor's wife. When Lafitte moved his business to the high seas, pirate ...


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    Beauregard-Keyes House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.6 miles from Covington, LA

    This is one of those places that everyone has the same haunted story to tell: The crazy chess champion Paul Munni who lived there and ran through the streets of New Orleans with an axe. A GREAT story. Except it's wrong in every detail from the name of ...


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    Hotel Villa Convento

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.6 miles from Covington, LA

    The sound of a ghostly child's laughter has been heard in the halls here, even though children are not allowed, and a mysterious madame may knock on the guest room doors, said to be a remnant from when the hotel was allegedly a brothel.


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    Old Ursuline Convent

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.6 miles from Covington, LA

    This old convent and its "Casket Girls" star in a local vampire legend. Back in the 1700s, girls were sent here from French convents to find suitable men to marry. They carried coffin-shaped chests, which presumably held their belongings. When the local citizens disrespected the girls, forcing them into prostitution ...


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    Flanagan's Pub

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.7 miles from Covington, LA

    The ghost of a woman who committed suicide on the premises is said to haunt the pub.


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    Cornstalk Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.7 miles from Covington, LA

    This Victorian hotel building is rich with history. For one thing, it was the 1800s home of Judge Francois Xavier-Martin, who was the first Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court and the writer of the first history of Louisiana. It is also where Harriet Beecher Stowe became inspired to ...


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    Andrew Jackson Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.7 miles from Covington, LA

    A former children's home, it is reportedly haunted by the ghosts of those who died during the Yellow Fever epidemic that ravaged New Orleans.


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    Biscuit Palace

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.7 miles from Covington, LA

    This guest house that dates from the early 19th century takes its unusual name from a Uneeda Biscuits sign painted on the outside wall. It is said to be home to a small female ghost who has been known to go through the clothing in guestroom drawers.


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    The Morgue Bar

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.7 miles from Covington, LA

    Although this bar is no longer open, the building still remains and it is the building, not the bar specifically that is said to be haunted by the ghosts of those who died and were tended to in the former morgue.


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    Hotel Provincial

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.7 miles from Covington, LA

    Reported to be haunted by the ghosts of numerous soldiers who died here during the Civil War when the hotel was used as a hospital. Numerous reports of full-body apparitions as well as some people reporting that when they step out of the elevator in building 5, for ...


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    The Lookout Inn

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.7 miles from Covington, LA

    The appropriately named hotel used to be an actual lookout along the Mississippi River. Some say parties can be heard going on in unoccupied rooms, and cold spots and unexplained noises have been noted by guests. There is also a bathtub that fills itself, reported to be linked to a ...


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    Gardette LePretre House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.7 miles from Covington, LA

    A famous ghost story around these parts, the Sultan's Ghost is the tale of a grisly mass murder, and it took place in this 1836 house. A Turkish renter in the 1870s was rumored to keep a harem here, which he created by kidnapping women and torturing them into submission. ...


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    Bourbon Street

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.7 miles from Covington, LA

    Anyone who doesn't know that New Orleans is haunted, shouldn't be on a ghost site in the first place. All of it flooded with history and tragedy and death, stroll down Bourbon Street and just see what there is to see.


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    Thomas Poree House - Cafe Havana

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.7 miles from Covington, LA

    This spot was the location of many different places, including a French colonial home, another residence for Juan Laporte in 1789, a bakery on an added second floor in 1807, and, after that went belly-up, the residence of the Thomas Poree family in 1808. It was Cafe Havana, a cigar ...


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    St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.7 miles from Covington, 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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    Madame John's Legacy

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.7 miles from Covington, LA

    This museum is said to have a ghost who may be Renato Beluche, a privateer from the early 19th century. His apparition has been seen, and witnesses have also heard voices and footsteps. This spot is also notable because part of the film "Interview with the Vampire" was shot here.


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    711 Bourbon Heat

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.8 miles from Covington, LA

    This bar and club at the site of the historic Tricou House is said to be haunted by Dr. Tricou’s niece Penelope, who long ago fell down the stairs to her death. Her apparition has been seen by many patrons, and the nightspot has been featured on several TV shows.


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    Bourbon Orleans Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    35.8 miles from Covington, LA

    Numerous ghosts are reported to haunt the Bourbon Orleans Hotel. A confederate soldier is said to roam the halls as well as the ghosts of nuns and children who died during the yellow fever epidemic when the hotel was being used as an orphanage. It is also claimed that ...


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