Haunted Places in Shreveport, Louisiana



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    Spring Street Historical Museum

    Shreveport, Louisiana

    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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    Shreveport Municipal Memorial Auditorium

    Shreveport, Louisiana

    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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    Railroad Tracks

    Bossier City, Louisiana

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


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    Old Jail - Pea Farm

    Shreveport, Louisiana

    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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    Taylortown Tower

    Elm Grove, Louisiana

    13.2 miles from Shreveport, 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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    Old Greenwood Cemetery

    Greenwood, Louisiana

    13.9 miles from Shreveport, LA

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


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    Old Ellerbe School

    Shreveport, Louisiana

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


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    Potter Road

    Doyline, Louisiana

    18.4 miles from Shreveport, 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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    Buena Vista Plantation

    Shreveport, Louisiana

    20.2 miles from Shreveport, 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

    25 miles from Shreveport, LA

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


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    The Jefferson Hotel

    Jefferson, Texas

    38.1 miles from Shreveport, 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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    The Excelsior House

    Jefferson, Texas

    38.1 miles from Shreveport, 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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    White Oak Manor Bed and Breakfast

    Jefferson, Texas

    38.3 miles from Shreveport, 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 Grove

    Jefferson, Texas

    38.4 miles from Shreveport, 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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    Claiborne House Bed and Breakfast

    Jefferson, Texas

    38.5 miles from Shreveport, 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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    Alley-McKay House Bed and Breakfast Inn

    Jefferson, Texas

    38.5 miles from Shreveport, 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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    Cavalier House

    Jefferson, Texas

    38.7 miles from Shreveport, 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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    Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Site

    Gibsland, Louisiana

    38.8 miles from Shreveport, 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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    Conway Cemetery

    Bradley, Arkansas

    40 miles from Shreveport, 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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    Cameo Trio Theatre

    Magnolia, Arkansas

    59.2 miles from Shreveport, LA

    Theater number 3 is reportedly haunted. No real information on how it's haunted. But people say it's haunted, so that should be good enough.


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    Southern Arkansas University

    Magnolia, Arkansas

    60.6 miles from Shreveport, LA

    In Bussey Hall, the ghost of a female student who hanged herself in one of the rooms in the 1950s is said to appear. And in the Horton Theater, the ghost of a student actress who was killed by a train on her way to her starring performance has been ...


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    Biomedical Engineering Building

    Ruston, Louisiana

    64.1 miles from Shreveport, 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

    64.3 miles from Shreveport, 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

    64.7 miles from Shreveport, 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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    Front Street

    Natchitoches, Louisiana

    65.5 miles from Shreveport, LA

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


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    Northwestern State University Campus

    Natchitoches, Louisiana

    65.7 miles from Shreveport, LA

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


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    Grady Hill

    Many, Louisiana

    66.5 miles from Shreveport, LA

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


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    Slaton Cemetery

    Daingerfield, Texas

    66.6 miles from Shreveport, LA

    Slaton Cemetery has earned itself the nickname "Blue Light Cemetery" because of its ghostly blue light that is said to float around here. Cold spots and bushes that move without a breeze also have been reported, as has a mysterious tractor beam that dragged in a driver's car while something ...


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    St. Maurice Plantation

    Natchitoches, Louisiana

    70.2 miles from Shreveport, 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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    Rialto Theatre Music Hall

    El Dorado, Arkansas

    78.9 miles from Shreveport, LA

    The 1929 theater closed in 1980, then was restored and opened again in 1987 to show movies. It closed again in the early 2000s and now has been opened again, and presents musical performances. The historic building has its share of haunts. Employees say they've heard footsteps, seen apparitions, and ...


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    Turner Auditorium

    Nacogdoches, Texas

    81.8 miles from Shreveport, 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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    Stephen F. Austin State University - Griffith Hall

    Nacogdoches, Texas

    81.9 miles from Shreveport, 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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    Stephen F. Austin State University - Mays Hall 11

    Nacogdoches, Texas

    81.9 miles from Shreveport, 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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    Magnolia Plantation

    Cloutierville, Louisiana

    82.3 miles from Shreveport, 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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    Sterne-Hoya House

    Nacogdoches, Texas

    82.8 miles from Shreveport, 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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    Jones Cemetery

    Camden, Arkansas

    83.9 miles from Shreveport, LA

    The late-1800s house across the street from the cemetery, according to local folklore, was long ago the home of a young girl who was beaten and starved to death by her parents. **The house is private property; please respect the current owners' privacy.** The girl is said to have been ...


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    Ouachita River Factory

    Camden, Arkansas

    90.8 miles from Shreveport, LA

    Little is known about the operation of this factory, but various paranormal events have been reported there. Various orbs have been reported, as well as apparitions that vanish when approached, doors opening and closing by themselves, and lights going on and off of their own accord. Voices and an old-fashioned ...


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    Historical Jail

    Colfax, Louisiana

    92.3 miles from Shreveport, 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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    Big Creek Cemetery

    Pollock, Louisiana

    101.7 miles from Shreveport, 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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    Gurdon Light

    Gurdon, Arkansas

    104.1 miles from Shreveport, LA

    The Gurdon Spook Light is a yellowish glowing orb that appears intermittently at night along the railroad tracks. Some say it is the ghost of a railroad worker who was struck by a train and decapitated; others maintain it is the ghost of a railroad foreman who was beaten to ...


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    Kulli Tuklo Methodist Church

    Idabel, Oklahoma

    107.9 miles from Shreveport, LA

    The church and nearby cemetery are believed to be haunted. The bell at the church sometimes rings by itself at night, and people have reported hearing ghostly singing and laughter. The church doors open and close late at night, and people have reported seeing a shadowy figure approaching the church ...


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    Diboll House

    Diboll, Texas

    110.5 miles from Shreveport, 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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    McDonald's

    Idabel, Oklahoma

    112.1 miles from Shreveport, LA

    The ghost of a little girl is said to haunt this fast-food restaurant. She has been seen going into the men's restroom before opening hours, and she has been blamed for all the women's restroom toilets flushing at once. Her laughter has been heard in the women's restroom, and employees ...


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    Central Louisiana State Hospital

    Pineville, Louisiana

    113.3 miles from Shreveport, 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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    Bentley Hotel

    Alexandria, Louisiana

    113.5 miles from Shreveport, 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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    Finnegan's Wake Pub

    Alexandria, Louisiana

    113.5 miles from Shreveport, 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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    Diamond Grill

    Alexandria, Louisiana

    113.5 miles from Shreveport, 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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    Alexandria Zoological Park

    Alexandria, Louisiana

    114.3 miles from Shreveport, 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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    Wheelock Mission

    Millerton, Oklahoma

    124.1 miles from Shreveport, LA

    According to the local stories, the hauntings at Wheelock Mission began when a man broke into the girls' mission and murdered the girls. Witnesses say that the walls and trees bleed, and apparitions sit in chairs or hang from trees. One story tells of some teens who tried to steal ...


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    Loyd Hall Plantation

    Cheneyville, Louisiana

    131.6 miles from Shreveport, 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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