Haunted Places in Fort Jesup, Louisiana



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    Grady Hill

    Many, Louisiana

    12.7 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    One of the numerous La Llorona or "weeping woman" haunting claims.


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    Northwestern State University Campus

    Natchitoches, Louisiana

    20.5 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    A ghostly woman that students call Isabella is reported to haunt the campus.


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    Front Street

    Natchitoches, Louisiana

    21.3 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    The street is reported to be haunted by the ghost of a confederate soldier.


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    Magnolia Plantation

    Cloutierville, Louisiana

    27.5 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    The 1830 Magnolia Plantation has a main plantation house, slaves' quarters, store, blacksmith shop and slave hospital. The site, built by Ambrose Lecomte II and his wife Julia Buard, is now owned by the National Park Service and is believed to be haunted by mistreated slaves. Reports say that the ...


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    St. Maurice Plantation

    Natchitoches, Louisiana

    27.7 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    It is said that the ghost of a child comes from the cemetery and visits the manor home, making sudden noises or rushing past. He also likes to change the pages on the calendar. He is believed to have started the fire that burned the mansion down in 1980.


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    Historical Jail

    Colfax, Louisiana

    41.2 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    We are a local Paranormal Research Team filming and investigating places for the brand-new TV series, called True Ghost Stories. Upon our scouting and places to film and investigate for the show, we ran across the well known and documented place in Colfax Louisiana called " The Colfax Riot Of ...


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    Old Ellerbe School

    Shreveport, Louisiana

    48.5 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    Rumored to be haunted by the ghosts of children who died in a fire at the school.


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    Buena Vista Plantation

    Fort Jesup, Louisiana

    48.8 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    It's a plantation. In the south. It was used for a Civil War hospital. Of course it's haunted. The usual - civil war soldiers have been spotted. Currently a private home and not open to the public.


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    Keachi Women's College

    Keachi, Louisiana

    49.7 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    Cold spots and ghostly moans are reported to happen on the second floor.


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    Taylortown Tower

    Elm Grove, Louisiana

    54.6 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    It's an eerie looking tower standing all alone in a field. Of course people will say it's haunted. It pretty much has to be. Rumor has it that it is haunted by yet another jilted bride, who either died of a broken heart, hanged herself in grief, ...


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    Big Creek Cemetery

    Pollock, Louisiana

    56.2 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    This cemetery is said to be very active by local paranormal groups who claim to have captured numerous photographic anomalies and EVPs here.


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    Potter Road

    Doyline, Louisiana

    57.7 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    Although the exact location of the accident site is not known, it is reported that four teenagers died in a drunken accident on this road decades ago and every year on the anniversary of their deaths blood runs from the tree they hit.


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    Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Site

    Gibsland, Louisiana

    60 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    They say that on the night of the full moon, you can hear the sounds of gunfire. Which doesn't make a whole lot of sense since Bonnie and Clyde died in the bright morning sunshine, but regardless, it's an interesting spot to visit, just a little pull out on the ...


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    Alexandria Zoological Park

    Alexandria, Louisiana

    60.1 miles from Fort Jesup, 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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    Finnegan's Wake Pub

    Alexandria, Louisiana

    60.1 miles from Fort Jesup, 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

    60.1 miles from Fort Jesup, 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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    Diamond Grill

    Alexandria, Louisiana

    60.2 miles from Fort Jesup, 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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    Central Louisiana State Hospital

    Pineville, Louisiana

    60.4 miles from Fort Jesup, 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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    Elizabeth Town Hall

    Elizabeth, Louisiana

    62.9 miles from Fort Jesup, 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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    Old Jail - Pea Farm

    Shreveport, Louisiana

    64.4 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    The old jail is reported to be haunted by former inmates, especially in the women's section of the jail. Those wishing to view it for themselves should be aware that the jail is owned by the GE plant next door and they do call the cops and prosecute anyone ...


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    Shreveport Municipal Memorial Auditorium

    Shreveport, Louisiana

    65.1 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    The 1920s art deco auditorium is known for its musical program, the Louisiana Hayride, on which Elvis Presley performed in 1954. Other greats who performed here include Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, and Johnny Horton. It is said to be haunted by an apparition of a young man who sits in ...


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    Spring Street Historical Museum

    Shreveport, Louisiana

    65.4 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    The Spring Street Historical Museum, housed inside the late-1800s Tally’s Bank Building, has a resident ghost thought to be Edward, a former bank manager who worked in the building. One story about Edward says that an employee was about to climb a ladder when he saw the heavy front door ...


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    Railroad Tracks

    Bossier City, Louisiana

    65.6 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    Supposedly the cries of a family who was killed on the tracks can be heard late at night.


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    Old Greenwood Cemetery

    Greenwood, Louisiana

    66.6 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    It's a cemetery. Of course it's haunted.


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    Stephen F. Austin State University - Mays Hall 11

    Nacogdoches, Texas

    73.4 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    According to some reports, the building was once a hospital with a morgue in the basement. Other reports say the city hospital did not actually have a morgue in the basement. A 1940s-era ruined bomb shelter is said to be one one end. An eerie, negative feeling is said to ...


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    Stephen F. Austin State University - Griffith Hall

    Nacogdoches, Texas

    73.4 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    On the third floor, rumor has it that a female student once jumped out the window after playing with a Ouija board. Her ghost causes the lights in the shower room to flicker at the same time every night, at the exact time she died. Her apparition has been seen ...


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    Sterne-Hoya House

    Nacogdoches, Texas

    73.4 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    An former housekeeper reported that she felt a happy presence in the house, and described a gentle pressure upon her body while in the attic. She encountered a negative feeling in the cellar.


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    Turner Auditorium

    Nacogdoches, Texas

    73.5 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    A ghost named Chester haunts the theater building, who is rumored to have been an architect of the building, but passed away before its completion. Legend has it that the building was erected backward and he killed himself in disgrace. His ghost has manifested as a face on a stage ...


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    Loyd Hall Plantation

    Cheneyville, Louisiana

    73.7 miles from Fort Jesup, 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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    Biomedical Engineering Building

    Ruston, Louisiana

    76.9 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    A former hospital this site is said to be haunted by the ghosts of patients who died.


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    Howard Auditorium

    Ruston, Louisiana

    77.1 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    Supposedly this place is haunted by a ghost and you can tell because sometimes the seats, which are spring loaded will be down, as if someone is sitting in it when there is no one there. And this is not at all due to faulty springs or mechanisms. ...


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    Stow's Bar

    Ruston, Louisiana

    77.5 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    Although the bar is now closed, it's still open to the ghosts who are reported to haunt this former hospital site.


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    Diboll House

    Diboll, Texas

    86.2 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    This small residential property is believed to be haunted. It was apparently a former sector of a nursing home, before conversion to a one story house. Former resident reported being attacked by an aggressive entity, and of seeing a shadowy apparition running through the hallways at night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Big Woods Cemetery

    Vinton, Louisiana

    92.9 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    Shadows and electrical interference are the two big ticket items to look for when visiting Big Woods cemetery.


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    Miller Cemetery - Headless Cemetery

    Eunice, Louisiana

    95 miles from Fort Jesup, 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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    The Jefferson Hotel

    Jefferson, Texas

    96.3 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    Those who stay here should be warned: Room 19 is said to be haunted. A hotel employee reported hearing voices from the room when it was vacant, and guests staying there have claimed to feel they were being watched by an unseen presence.


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    White Oak Manor Bed and Breakfast

    Jefferson, Texas

    96.3 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    A ghost named Ida Sue, a young blonde girl, is said to haunt this inn. Witnesses have reported seeing apparitions, quilts that move by themselves, and more strange sounds. Folks say sneezing and coughing can be heard day and night, thought to be a residual haunting from someone who once ...


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    The Excelsior House

    Jefferson, Texas

    96.3 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    This old hotel is said to be haunted by a headless ghost who roams the second floor. Another ghost lives here as well: a woman who wears black and carries a baby. It is said that the woman's apparition has frightened many guests, including film director Steven Spielberg.


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    The Grove

    Jefferson, Texas

    96.4 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    Also known as the Stilley-Young House, The Grove is an 1861 house, reportedly very much a hotspot for paranormal activity, that has been featured on many TV shows and in many magazines over the years. Owners have described phantom odors, shadowy figures, moving objects, apparitions, and lights that turn on ...


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    Calcasieu Courthouse

    Lake Charles, Louisiana

    96.4 miles from Fort Jesup, 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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    Alley-McKay House Bed and Breakfast Inn

    Jefferson, Texas

    96.6 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    You may want to hang on to your drawers if you visit this pretty inn. The ghosts of two house slaves of long ago, Mr. Alfred and Patricia or Aunt Patty, are known for stealing folks' underwear.


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    Claiborne House Bed and Breakfast

    Jefferson, Texas

    96.6 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    The apparition of well-dressed man has appeared to both residents and guests. His identity is a mystery, but he is the subject of many ghostly local legends.


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    Cavalier House

    Jefferson, Texas

    96.8 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    This 1950s tavern building was eventually turned into a bed-and-breakfast inn. Witnesses at the inn say there have been residual hauntings from the tavern times. Folks have heard music, voices and footsteps. Reports say the building is either for sale or has been recently purchased.


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    Eunice Public Library

    Eunice, Louisiana

    96.9 miles from Fort Jesup, 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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    Conway Cemetery

    Bradley, Arkansas

    104.2 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    Conway Cemetery Historic State Park, named after the first governor of Arkansas James S. Conway, is an 11.5-acre park that includes a half-acre family cemetery where Conway is buried. Witnesses say you can hear disembodied voices here around midnight at the full moon, perhaps stemming from a nearby tree where ...


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    Charlene Richard - St. Edwards Church Cemetery

    Church Point, Louisiana

    104.7 miles from Fort Jesup, 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

    105.2 miles from Fort Jesup, 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

    106.6 miles from Fort Jesup, 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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    Charles Burr Ln Bridge

    Opelousas, Louisiana

    107 miles from Fort Jesup, 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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    Forest Lawn - Kissing Statue

    Beaumont, Texas

    110.5 miles from Fort Jesup, LA

    Legend has it that at night at this cemetery, two statues awaken and kiss. So the story goes, if you shine car bright headlights on the man and woman statues from the driveway that runs behind them, they will come to life, turn around, and kiss. Another point of note ...


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