Rosedown Plantation

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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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Geographic Information

Address:
Rosedown Plantation Rd
St. Francisville, LA
United States

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GPS:
30.79583954903801, -91.37114148410035
Parish:
West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana
Nearest Towns:
Saint Francisville, LA (1.1 mi.)
New Roads, LA (7.6 mi.)
Ventress, LA (8.2 mi.)
Jackson, LA (9.6 mi.)
Morganza, LA (13.8 mi.)
Slaughter, LA (14.7 mi.)
Zachary, LA (16.3 mi.)
Wilson, LA (17.4 mi.)
Erwinville, LA (18.4 mi.)
Baker, LA (18.7 mi.)

Contact Information

Web:
http://www.crt.state.la.us/parks/irosedown.aspx

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  1. Visited Rosedown yesterday. It is a wonderful place. The whole property is adorable considering its age. But when we went home and check some pictures, there was an image of an old lady on the mirror at the guest bedroom. I am very sure that there were only 7 of us in the room, the tour guide, four adult tourists and two kids. This old lady appears to be sitting near the bed at reflected in the mirror. It is so spooky.

  2. I say yes, or at least it begs an explanation.I worked at Rosedown in the mid to 90’s, the last owner before the state purchased it. I can’t speak to the mansion, but the side house, where Daniel and Martha retired to, I can speak of. The owner had a second plantation near Savanah, and when he was away, he would ask me to stay on property, in the side house. Waking up to find the blanket no longer on the bed, but against the far fall. And not as if strewn but as if it been held flat against the wall and then slowly lowered to the floor.

  3. I went to Rosedown Plantation today!!! Very beautiful place!! When I got home I started watching the videos I had taken while there! While we were in the kitchen it was my mother, son, daughter, and myself making no strange noises, in my videos someone whispers something and screams!!! It’s so creepy!!! I will definitely be going back!!

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