Haunted Places in Folsom, Louisiana



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    Old SSA Convent

    Covington, Louisiana

    10.1 miles from Folsom, LA

    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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    Maple Street Bakery

    Abita Springs, Louisiana

    13.7 miles from Folsom, 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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    Springfield Cemetery

    Springfield, Louisiana

    25.7 miles from Folsom, 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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    Palestine Graveyard

    Picayune, Mississippi

    28.1 miles from Folsom, 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

    28.7 miles from Folsom, 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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    Sycamore Church Cemetery

    Carriere, Mississippi

    33.2 miles from Folsom, 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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    Northshore Regional Medical Center

    Slidell, Louisiana

    35.5 miles from Folsom, 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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    China Grove Church

    Tylertown, Mississippi

    41 miles from Folsom, LA

    The general and oft-repeated haunting story claims the church has a picture of Jesus that cries blood (right) and there's a man who haunts the fields who was allegedly killed by his own tractor.


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    Fort Pike

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    41.8 miles from Folsom, 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

    43 miles from Folsom, 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

    44.2 miles from Folsom, 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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    Metairie Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    44.9 miles from Folsom, 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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    Holt Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    44.9 miles from Folsom, 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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    Odd Fellows Rest

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    45 miles from Folsom, 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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    Myrtle Grove Cemetery

    Lumberton, Mississippi

    45.1 miles from Folsom, LA

    Ghostly shadows, full body apparitions and feelings of dread (could that be because you are in a cemetery and confronting your own mortality) are the meat that makeup this haunting report.


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    918 Solomon Place

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    45.1 miles from Folsom, 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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    The Haunted Mortuary

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    45.2 miles from Folsom, 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

    45.9 miles from Folsom, 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

    46.1 miles from Folsom, 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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    Morro Castle

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.6 miles from Folsom, 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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    Dauphine House Bed and Breakfast

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.6 miles from Folsom, 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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    New Orleans Courtyard Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.6 miles from Folsom, LA

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


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    La Maison Marigny Bed and Breakfast

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.6 miles from Folsom, 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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    Madame Mineurcanal's House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.7 miles from Folsom, 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

    46.7 miles from Folsom, 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

    46.7 miles from Folsom, 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

    46.7 miles from Folsom, 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

    46.8 miles from Folsom, 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

    46.8 miles from Folsom, 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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    Creole House - Inn on St. Ann

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.8 miles from Folsom, 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

    46.8 miles from Folsom, 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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    Le Richelieu Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.8 miles from Folsom, 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

    46.8 miles from Folsom, 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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    Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.8 miles from Folsom, 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

    46.8 miles from Folsom, 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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    Old U.S. Mint

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.8 miles from Folsom, 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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    Hotel Villa Convento

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.9 miles from Folsom, 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

    46.9 miles from Folsom, 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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    St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.9 miles from Folsom, 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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    Flanagan's Pub

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.9 miles from Folsom, LA

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


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    Biscuit Palace

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.9 miles from Folsom, 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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    Cornstalk Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.9 miles from Folsom, 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

    46.9 miles from Folsom, 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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    Gardette LePretre House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.9 miles from Folsom, 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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    The Morgue Bar

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.9 miles from Folsom, 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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    Bourbon Street

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.9 miles from Folsom, 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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    Hotel Provincial

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.9 miles from Folsom, 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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    Thomas Poree House - Cafe Havana

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.9 miles from Folsom, 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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    Madame John's Legacy

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.9 miles from Folsom, 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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    1928 South Carrollton Avenue

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.9 miles from Folsom, 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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