Haunted Places in Romeville, Louisiana



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    Oak Alley Plantation

    Vacherie, Louisiana

    5.7 miles from Romeville, LA

    Although it is best known for the three hundred year old oaks that line the walkway leading to the house, Oak Alley is also known for its ghosts. Numerous apparitions of a woman have been reported throughout the house, as well as sightings of a woman riding a horse through ...


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    Houmas House Plantation

    Donaldsonville, Louisiana

    7.5 miles from Romeville, LA

    The granddaughter of original builder General Wade Hampton is thought to haunt the place, having appeared to restoration workers in 2003 wearing a blue dress. She walked down the staircase and disappeared. She also is known to follow tour groups through the house. The identity of the ghost is not ...


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    Madewood Plantation

    Napoleonville, Louisiana

    12.9 miles from Romeville, LA


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    San Francisco Plantation House

    Reserve, Louisiana

    14.7 miles from Romeville, LA

    This 1856 house is said to be haunted by some of its former residents: a small boy who cries in the night, an older man seen on the upper floor and roof, and a young girl seen near the staircase (she is thought to have died by falling down the ...


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    Ellender Hall - Nicholls State University

    Thibodaux, Louisiana

    18.9 miles from Romeville, LA

    All the elements of a haunting are reported to occur here: lights turn on and off, objects move on their own, footsteps, scratching noises.


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    Laurel Valley Village Plantation

    Thibodaux, Louisiana

    19.2 miles from Romeville, LA

    A former slave plantation, the road leading into the village is said to be haunted that you can often see apparitions of former slaves and people dressed in old-fashioned clothing walking along the road.


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    Nottoway Plantation

    White Castle, Louisiana

    21 miles from Romeville, LA

    Built in 1859, this plantation is said to be haunted by the ghost of a coachman. During a Civil War attack, the coachman stood at the front of the house making sure that all the folks got from their carriages to the house safely. Folks say his presence is still ...


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    Devil's Swamp

    Schriever, Louisiana

    21.8 miles from Romeville, LA

    The thing that's really haunting the Devil's Swamp is the thousands of pollutants and chemicals that have been poured into it, destroying the ecosystem over the years. Still if cancer deaths alone are sufficient to cause ghosts, this place should have ghosts aplenty. Beware when visiting this toxic ...


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    Coteau Road

    Houma, Louisiana

    27.9 miles from Romeville, LA

    Apparitions are seen wandering the fields at night, especially around the metal sheds off the roads. Illicit meth labs? Ghostly happenings? You decide.


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    Ormond Plantation

    Destrehan, Louisiana

    28.5 miles from Romeville, LA

    At this historic plantation bed-and-breakfast, folks have reported seeing shadowy figures as far back as 1880. Apparitions have been seen of a man in 19th-century garb and a young woman in an upstairs room. Paranormal investigations have resulted in video of a mysterious light traveling down the staircase.


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    Ardoyne Plantation House

    Schriever, Louisiana

    28.7 miles from Romeville, LA

    This is a private home and not open for visits, which is a shame because it is stunningly beautiful. Reports of hauntings are sketchy at best and hard to substantiate, but it's a plantation home in Louisiana so it has to have at least one ghost, right? Update: As of ...


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    Highland Road and Lee Drive

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    29.6 miles from Romeville, LA

    People claim that the ghosts of Confederate soldiers are often seen crossing Highland Road.


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    Destrehan Plantation

    Destrehan, Louisiana

    29.9 miles from Romeville, LA

    Full-body apparitions are often sighted at the plantation. People believe the most-often-seen ghost is the husband of one of the daughters of the plantation owner.


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    Ormond (Destrehan) Plantation

    Destrehan, Louisiana

    29.9 miles from Romeville, LA

    The oldest plantation in Louisiana is said to be haunted by the ghosts of former owners. The site of a rumored slave uprising, it is said that the leader of the rebellion, when caught, laid a curse on the plantation and all its owners. Whatever the reality ...


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    Manchac Swamp

    Ponchatoula, Louisiana

    30.3 miles from Romeville, 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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    Cottage Plantation

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    30.7 miles from Romeville, LA

    The Union took over this 1824 mansion during the Civil War, and it is said to be haunted by a local who was held prisoner here. Angus Holt is said to haunt the remains of the house, which burned down in 1960. It is said that for the best chances ...


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    Springfield Cemetery

    Springfield, Louisiana

    31 miles from Romeville, 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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    Pleasant Hall - Room 312

    Romeville,

    31.5 miles from Romeville, LA

    Room 312 is the site of a reported murder-suicide. People claim that there are strange noises, lights and shadows in the room.


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    LaBranche Plantation Dependency

    St. Rose, Louisiana

    32.8 miles from Romeville, LA

    Reports say the establishment is closed as of 2013. It is reported to be the site where Adolf Hitler's horse was buried, and the horse is said to haunt the area. Inside the house, spirits are said to manifest by moving objects and emitting perfume aromas.


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    Spanish Moon

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    32.9 miles from Romeville, LA

    Reputed to be haunted by a ghost that enjoys moving things around, from pool balls to glassware. Some staff members claim they've been touched or grabbed. The building was a temporary morgue during a disaster in the 20's and some believe some of those whose bodies rested there, stayed there. ...


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    Guaranty Income Life and Broadcasting Building

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    33 miles from Romeville, LA

    The building was once a hospital and a morgue. It is reportedly haunted by several of the patients who checked in, and apparently never checked out.


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    Southdown Plantation House

    Houma, Louisiana

    33.3 miles from Romeville, LA

    Reported to be haunted, though details on the exact nature of the haunting are not easily found. So far those that have been found online do not seem to be supported by any data and appear to be pure supposition.


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    USS Kidd

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    33.5 miles from Romeville, LA

    The WWII and Korean War ship is open to the public as a memorial. It was once hit by a kamikaze, killing 38 men on board. The ghosts of sailors in WWII uniforms have been reported on the ship.


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    Old State Capitol

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    33.5 miles from Romeville, LA

    Security guards report motion alarms tripped at night when no one is around, lights flickering on and off and the occasional glimpse of a shadowy figure on the second floor. Ghostly footprints are left in the dust, and for some reason the local entity has a tendency to steal ...


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    Old State Penitentiary

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    33.5 miles from Romeville, LA

    Because if you were an inmate, wouldn't you want to stay in prison for all eternity? Ghostly footsteps, electrical issues and other ghostly happenings are reported to occur here.


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    Oaklawn Manor

    Franklin, Louisiana

    39.8 miles from Romeville, LA

    It is said that the ghost of Henry Clay haunts this estate, though very little additional detail is available concerning the particulars of the haunting.


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    Los Catrachos - Odin's Inn

    Metairie, Louisiana

    41.1 miles from Romeville, LA

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


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    Susie Plantation

    Franklin, Louisiana

    41.7 miles from Romeville, LA

    Unexplained noises and a series of mishaps point to a malevolent entity operating at this privately owned home. Different people have reported being pushed off of scaffolding and ladders, one, while holding a chainsaw. It is alleged that the former mistress of the house doesn't like anyone living ...


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    Falling Bricks of Cherokee Street

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    43.6 miles from Romeville, LA

    This is an odd one from "Ghost Stories of Old New Orleans," a 1946 classic by Jeanne deLavigne. A crotchety old man named Abner White lived in this neighborhood, and he constantly terrorized the local children - in one case he even physically attacked a young girl named Ollie ...


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    1928 South Carrollton Avenue

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    43.9 miles from Romeville, 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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    Southern Nights Bed and Breakfast

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    43.9 miles from Romeville, LA

    Witnesses here have noted that doors open and close by themselves, disembodied footsteps and whispering can be heard, and cold and hot spots can be felt. Reports are conflicting as to whether the inn is still in operation.


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    Metairie Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    44.1 miles from Romeville, 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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    Odd Fellows Rest

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    44.4 miles from Romeville, 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

    44.6 miles from Romeville, 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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    Holt Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    44.6 miles from Romeville, 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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    Mona Lisa Lane

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    45 miles from Romeville, 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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    918 Solomon Place

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    45.3 miles from Romeville, 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 Columns Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    45.9 miles from Romeville, LA

    This 1883 hotel is reportedly home to 3 entities: A well-dressed gentleman who acts as a sort of ghost host, a lady in white who has been seen floating in the ballroom and garden, and a little girl who haunts the area near the third-floor balcony.


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    Lafayette Cemetery No. 1

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.5 miles from Romeville, LA

    This oft-filmed cemetery may look quite familiar to you -- it has been used as a setting for many TV shows and movies, and also by author Anne Rice, who even staged a mock funeral here as a promotion for her book "Memnoch the Devil." Rice played the part of ...


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    Castle Inn

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.5 miles from Romeville, LA

    There are differing reports as to whether the Castle Inn is still open as a bed-and-breakfast or is now a privately owned home. The 1891 inn is said to be haunted by two ghosts. One is a carriage driver who long ago accidentally set a fire here, and perished in ...


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    Commander's Palace

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.6 miles from Romeville, LA

    It is said that Emile Commander himself lingers to maintain his famed 1880s Creole restaurant. He has been known to sip guests' drinks (or even drink them entirely) and turn lights on and off, and his footsteps have been heard as well. Executive chefs at this famous upscale eatery include ...


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    Avenue Plaza Resort

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.7 miles from Romeville, LA

    Folks say that the ghostly Civil War POWs, the spirit piano player and the mysterious spectral lady who reside at the Ashley House next door may send some of their tricks in the direction of this resort. Lights flicker and the doors have been known to close by themselves.


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    Morris-Israel House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.7 miles from Romeville, LA

    Also called the House of the Voodoo Ritual, thi Morris-Israel House is an 1868 Victorian mansion that has quite a tale to tell. During a renovation, a small hidden room was discovered, and it contained human bones positioned in what is thought to be a voodoo ritual for keeping away ...


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    The Pontchartrain

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.7 miles from Romeville, LA

    Reported to be haunted by a variety of apparitions, but we don't currently have any more detail than that. Know more? Let us know via the comments section at the bottom of this page!


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    Magnolia Mansion

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.8 miles from Romeville, LA

    If you have $3.2 million in your pocket, you could own your very own haunted mansion, circa 1858. This one is for sale, and is rumored to be the home of ghostly children who move your objects, a spectral maid, and a bearded ghost who frequents the first floor. The ...


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    Brevard House - Anne Rice House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.8 miles from Romeville, LA

    This 1850s Greek Revival home built by Albert Brevard is said to be haunted by Mr. Brevard himself, who shot himself on the front porch. It is said that he apparates there as a mist on moonless nights. But the house has another claim to fame: Renowned author Anne Rice ...


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    Payne House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.8 miles from Romeville, LA

    Jefferson Davis, one-time President of the Confederate States of America, died (practically a recluse) in this house in December of 1889. A stone marking the event rests just outside the front gate. It is said that his elderly-looking ghost can be seen in the second-floor window.


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    Buckner Mansion

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.8 miles from Romeville, LA

    You can rent your very own haunted mansion in New Orleans for only $20,000 a month! And that's only $1 per square foot. This 20,000-square-foot, 1853 mansion is haunted by Miss Josephine, a dedicated slave who stayed on even after the Civil War ended. In fact, she was so devoted ...


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    St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.9 miles from Romeville, 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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    Le Pavillon Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    46.9 miles from Romeville, LA

    The long history of haunts here includes Adda (also called Ava or Eva), a teary teenager who has been seen in the main entrance and lobby. She is said to have been killed by a runaway carriage, and her ghost walks up to guests and, before vanishing, says "Pardon me, ...


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