Haunted Places in Poplarville, Mississippi



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    Myrtle Grove Cemetery

    Lumberton, Mississippi

    14.9 miles from Poplarville, MS

    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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    Sycamore Church Cemetery

    Carriere, Mississippi

    21.5 miles from Poplarville, MS

    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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    Palestine Graveyard

    Picayune, Mississippi

    24.2 miles from Poplarville, MS

    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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    Brooklyn Cemetery

    Brooklyn, Mississippi

    25.4 miles from Poplarville, MS

    Reportedly haunted by the ghost of a young boy who is often seen walking through the cemetery.


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    Burnt Bridge

    Purvis, Mississippi

    28.5 miles from Poplarville, MS

    Although the old bridge has been replaced, legend has it that it used to be haunted by a girl in a prom dress who was killed there.


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    Old SSA Convent

    Covington, Louisiana

    38 miles from Poplarville, MS

    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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    Bay Town Inn

    Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

    38.6 miles from Poplarville, MS

    The former Bay Town Inn was destroyed by a storm surge during Hurricane Katrina, but guests at the current inn have reported encountering the apparitions of a French family who built the original house, as well as hearing whispering voices. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Bay St. Louis City Hall Building

    John C. Stennis Space Center, Mississippi

    38.7 miles from Poplarville, MS

    The Bay St. Louis City Hall, a 109-year-old municipal building that once housed the city jail, is rumored to be haunted. Witnesses say objects move on their own, doors open and close, bright lights appear, and footsteps can be heard on the steps. According to reports, in 1928 a man ...


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    Maple Street Bakery

    Abita Springs, Louisiana

    38.9 miles from Poplarville, MS

    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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    387 Old Corinth Rd

    Petal, Mississippi

    39.2 miles from Poplarville, MS

    Its an old two story house that has been there for at least 20 to 30 years, unkept, and feels like you're being drawn towards it. Ever time I walk past it, its feels like danger, like something demonic is calling me to come with him or her somewhere. A ...


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    China Grove Church

    Tylertown, Mississippi

    40 miles from Poplarville, MS

    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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    Harbour Oaks Inn

    Pass Christian, Mississippi

    40.1 miles from Poplarville, MS

    Once the "Crescent Hotel" during the Civil War, this building was later a hospital, and eventually became the celebrated "Harbour Oaks Inn" under the ownership of Diane and Anthony Brugger. Several ghosts were known to exist on premises. Sadly, the Harbour Oaks Inn was completely demolished by Hurricane Katrina in ...


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    The Blue Rose

    Pass Christian, Mississippi

    40.1 miles from Poplarville, MS

    The ghost of the woman who used to own the place appears in mirrors and in the front hall. Although it used to be a restaurant it is now a place where weddings and other events are held.


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    Northshore Regional Medical Center

    Slidell, Louisiana

    40.2 miles from Poplarville, MS

    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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    Cabana Courtyard Apartments

    Biloxi, Mississippi

    46.3 miles from Poplarville, MS

    Residents of this apartment block have reported hearing the sound of someone falling down the stairs and the sounds of babies crying, and seeing a shadowy figure standing on the stairs of the apartment. Footsteps are heard when there is no one around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Keesler Air Force Base

    Biloxi, Mississippi

    47.3 miles from Poplarville, MS

    Three distinct hauntings are said to have occurred at the Air Force Base. The first ghost is reported to have been the ghost of a cadet who hanged himself to death and his was said to be a malevolent entity who haunted the room he died in. His ...


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    Fort Pike

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    48.1 miles from Poplarville, MS

    -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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    Sauls Valley Cemetery

    Jayess, Mississippi

    48.3 miles from Poplarville, MS

    People claim to have seen dancing lights around the graves.


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    Aunt Jenny's Catfish Restaurant

    Ocean Springs, Mississippi

    51.1 miles from Poplarville, MS

    Multiple reports of haunted happenings in Aunt Jenny's. Lights flicker, and light bulbs unscrew themselves. A man also appears in the bar and vanishes.


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    Rock 'n Roll Graveyard

    Ocean Springs, Mississippi

    52 miles from Poplarville, MS

    William Seymour Memorial Cemetery is commonly called the Rock n' roll graveyard by locals due to the prevalence of parties that teenagers have there. Regardless, there are some reports of hauntings, most notably of a woman in white rocking in a rocking chair(?).


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    Deason Home

    Ellisville, Mississippi

    56.8 miles from Poplarville, MS

    During the Civil War, a man who was in charge of hunting down deserters was killed on the front porch of the Deason Home and as he slowly expired his blood seeped into the wood flooring leaving a stain that could never be washed away. The floor was finally replaced, ...


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    Johns Bayou Road and Mt. Pleasant

    Vancleave, Mississippi

    57 miles from Poplarville, MS

    Allegedly several car accidents have all occurred where someone driving alone at night is struck by a phantom car that comes out of nowhere and disappears. No reports on the blood alcohol level of the drivers making the claims at the time of the crashes.


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    Singing River

    Gautier, Mississippi

    61.5 miles from Poplarville, MS

    Legend states that the Pascagoula River was the site of a mass suicide by the Pascagoula Indian tribe. Facing enslavement and slaughter from a pending battle against a superior force, they chose suicide en masse rather than facing defeat. As the marched into the water, they sang a ...


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    The Old Place

    Gautier, Mississippi

    63.4 miles from Poplarville, MS

    It is rumored that the former plantation is haunted by the former slaves that lived there.


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    Manchac Swamp

    Ponchatoula, Louisiana

    65.1 miles from Poplarville, MS

    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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    Springfield Cemetery

    Springfield, Louisiana

    66.7 miles from Poplarville, MS

    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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    St. Roch Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    67.2 miles from Poplarville, MS

    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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    Mona Lisa Lane

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    67.3 miles from Poplarville, MS

    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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    Chalmette Battlefield

    Chalmette, Louisiana

    67.4 miles from Poplarville, MS

    The decisive battle in the War of 1812 was fought here, an unnecessary battle in the minds of some, as the war was essentially over. The lives lost were essentially wasted. Do soldiers who died still haunt this ground?


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    The Lookout Inn

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    67.5 miles from Poplarville, MS

    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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  • New Orleans Ghosts
    Victor C. Klein
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    Myers Creek

    Bogue Chitto, Mississippi

    67.6 miles from Poplarville, MS

    There have been reports of a strange and unexplained animal that haunts Myers Creek.


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    Jackson Barracks

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    67.6 miles from Poplarville, MS

    The ghost in residence is said to be 1st Sgt. Henry Brunig, who killed himself here in 1937. Reports said that Brunig assisted with the care of the horses, and he had pronounced 21 horses too old unfit for work, so they were shot to death. The next day, Brunig's ...


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    Bacchanal

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    67.7 miles from Poplarville, MS

    Reports say that this old bar houses many spirits, and not just the drinking kind. Witnesses say that inside, the presence of those who are no longer with us can be felt.


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    Madame Mineurcanal's House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    67.9 miles from Poplarville, MS

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

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    67.9 miles from Poplarville, MS

    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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    918 Solomon Place

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    68.1 miles from Poplarville, MS

    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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    Dauphine House Bed and Breakfast

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    68.1 miles from Poplarville, MS

    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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    La Maison Marigny Bed and Breakfast

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    68.1 miles from Poplarville, MS

    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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    Lanaux Mansion

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    68.2 miles from Poplarville, MS

    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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    Morro Castle

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    68.2 miles from Poplarville, MS

    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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    Lamothe Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    68.2 miles from Poplarville, MS

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


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    Holt Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    68.2 miles from Poplarville, MS

    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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    Old U.S. Mint

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    68.3 miles from Poplarville, MS

    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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    Le Richelieu Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    68.3 miles from Poplarville, MS

    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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    New Orleans Courtyard Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    68.3 miles from Poplarville, MS

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


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    Lalaurie House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    68.3 miles from Poplarville, MS

    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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    The Sausage Man - Hans Muller House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    68.4 miles from Poplarville, MS

    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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    Beauregard-Keyes House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    68.4 miles from Poplarville, MS

    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 Ursuline Convent

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    68.4 miles from Poplarville, MS

    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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    Hotel Villa Convento

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    68.4 miles from Poplarville, MS

    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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