Most Haunted Places in Louisiana

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    Stow's Bar

    Ruston, Louisiana
    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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    EHP Rating: 90.0

    St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    Voodoo Priestess Marie Laveau is buried here. A crow said to watch over her grave is believed to be inhabited by her...
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    EHP Rating: 90.0

    Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Site

    Gibsland, Louisiana
    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 side of the road on your way to...
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    EHP Rating: 88.9

    Bienvenue House Bed and Breakfast

    Saint Martinville, Louisiana
    Built in 1830, the inn is said to be the site of the murder of a former innkeeper, Isabel Robertson, and her invalid daughter Belle. At least one of them is said to haunt the place. Some say Belle's bell, which she used to call for help, can be heard ringing from her room. Also, objects move and...
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    EHP Rating: 88.9

    Oaklawn Manor

    Franklin, Louisiana
    It is said that the ghost of Henry Clay haunts this estate, though very little additional detail is available concerning the particulars of the...
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    EHP Rating: 88.2

    Woodland Plantation

    Port Sulphur, Louisiana
    Built in 1834, the plantation was turned into a bed-and-breakfast in 1999. It is said to be haunted by several spirits, including Braddish Johnson, seen in stripe pants and silk hat and carrying a gold-tipped cane; a young boy who disappears whenever he is asked a question; and two women and a man...
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    EHP Rating: 87.5

    Mary Jane's Bridge

    Broussard, Louisiana
    One of those stories that just generate in small towns, a cautionary tale if you will. This bridge is reportedly haunted by the ghost of a young woman who was raped and murdered and thrown off the bridge, her body never recovered. Although no evidence of such a case exists, it makes such a...
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    Lafayette Cemetery No. 1

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    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 a corpse in an antique wedding dress,...
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    EHP Rating: 87.5

    Omni Royal Orleans

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    At this hotel, a ghostly maid has been known to tuck in guests, and she may flush the toilet or turn on the water in the night. But she isn't the only spirit here. Reports say as many as 50 ghosts live here, and they often show up in the hotel's...
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    EHP Rating: 87.5

    Place d'Armes Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    At this hotel you may find the ghost of a small girl in old-fashioned clothes. She may ask if you have seen her grandmother before she vanishes. Also reported here have been the sounds of music, voices, and footsteps....
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    La Maison Marigny Bed and Breakfast

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    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 bacon and eggs may...
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    EHP Rating: 86.7

    Andrew Jackson Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    A former children's home, it is reportedly haunted by the ghosts of those who died during the Yellow Fever epidemic that ravaged New Orleans....
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    EHP Rating: 85.7

    Ghostly Hitchhiker

    Port Barre, Louisiana
    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 a ghostly lady in my passenger seat just sitting there...
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    Manchac Swamp

    Ponchatoula, Louisiana
    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 triggered a 30-foot tidal wave that killed...
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    LaBranche Building

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    Local legend has it that there are two ghosts here. Wealthy sugar planter Mr. LaBranche was said to have had a secret mistress named Melissa, and after his death, his widow, Mrs. LaBranche, found out. After inviting her over for tea, Mrs. LaBranche drugged Melissa and chained her up on the third...
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    EHP Rating: 85.7

    Avenue Plaza Resort

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    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...
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    EHP Rating: 85.7

    St. Vincent's Guest House

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    This guest house is actually a former orphanage built in the 1860s, so it is not surprising that the children who passed away from yellow fever during this time have been witnessed as playful spirits. The ghostly children run through the halls, and guests have heard them giggling within the walls....
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    EHP Rating: 85.0

    Susie Plantation

    Franklin, Louisiana
    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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    Grady Hill

    Many, Louisiana
    One of the numerous La Llorona or "weeping woman" haunting claims....
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    EHP Rating: 85.0

    Taylortown Tower

    Elm Grove, Louisiana
    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, or possibly had an accident on the way to the...
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    EHP Rating: 84.6

    Le Pavillon Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    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, I am, .... very lost." Adda has...
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    EHP Rating: 84.6

    New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    Built in 1823, this historic pharmacy is haunted by a former owner Dr. Dupas, a man who is reported to have conducted horrific medical experiments on pregnant slaves. He also is rumored to have practiced voodoo. Dupas passed away from syphilis in 1867, but his apparition has been seen after hours...
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    EHP Rating: 84.6

    Cottage Plantation

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    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 of spotting his ghost, you should look left from...
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    EHP Rating: 84.6

    Fort Jackson

    Buras, Louisiana
    Reportedly haunted by the ghosts of Civil War soldiers who died there....
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    EHP Rating: 84.4

    USS Kidd

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    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...
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    EHP Rating: 83.8

    Big Woods Cemetery

    Vinton, Louisiana
    Shadows and electrical interference are the two big ticket items to look for when visiting Big Woods cemetery....
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    EHP Rating: 83.7

    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 who is found trespassing....
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Pleasant Hall - Room 312

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    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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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Loyd Hall Plantation

    Cheneyville, Louisiana
    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 the possible suicide of a young...
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    Bayou Sale Road

    Dulac, Louisiana
    People claim that a hitchhiking ghost haunts this road....
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    Located in the French Quarter the area around this place is said to be haunted by numerous ghosts. Gentleman ghosts, manservant ghosts, even a ghost nun are all said to haunt the theater....
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    The Morgue Bar

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    Although this bar is no longer open, the building still remains and it is the building, not the bar specifically that is said to be haunted by the ghosts of those who died and were tended to in the former...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Arnaud's Restaurant

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    This restaurant serves up classic Creole fare, and perhaps a ghost or two as well. "Count" Arnaud Cazenave himself is said to look over his place from the afterlife. He has been known to rearrange the silverware or the bar setup to his liking. The restaurant's Mardi Gras Museum is named for his...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    St. Pierre Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    Ghosts who roam here include a Civil War Confederate soldier who hangs out in the slave quarters, and a middle-aged civilian man. Witnesses have reported such strange happenings as objects that move by themselves and TVs that change channels on their...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Maison St. Charles

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    There are a few claims of paranormal activity at the Maison St. Charles (part of the Quality Inn and Suites chain). The staff have informed at least one traveler that room #126 is believed to be haunted, and one paranormal group claims to have captured several suspicious EVPs within the...
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    EHP Rating: 83.3

    Gumbo Shop

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    The staff here have witnesses a ghostly lady in blue who has burn scars and brings with her the smell of smoke. She is thought to have perished in the Great Fire of 1794. Another odd happening here is that some unseen force likes to throw the spice jar in the...
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    EHP Rating: 82.1

    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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    EHP Rating: 81.8

    Lalaurie House

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    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. When a fire...
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    EHP Rating: 81.3

    Northshore Regional Medical Center

    Slidell, Louisiana
    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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    EHP Rating: 81.3

    Myrtles Plantation

    St. Francisville, Louisiana
    A crying woman and a vengeful slave are both said to haunt this plantation....
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    EHP Rating: 81.1

    Old SSA Convent

    Covington, Louisiana
    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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    EHP Rating: 80.8

    Bentley Hotel

    Alexandria, Louisiana
    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 railings above the center of the...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Nicholson Home

    Washington, Louisiana
    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 was captured and turned traitor to his...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Parlange Plantation House

    New Roads, Louisiana
    The ghost of a girl in a wedding gown appears on full moon nights walking through the oak trees of the plantation. This plantation house is privately owned, but is open by appointment for viewings. There is a fee charged. Call 225-638-8410 for further information....
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Madame Mineurcanal's House

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    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 been...
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    Chalmette Battlefield

    Chalmette, Louisiana
    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...
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    EHP Rating: 80.0

    Louisiana Supreme Court Building

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    This building was the courthouse between 1909 and 1964, and then it was the headquarters of the Wildlife and Fisheries Museum. In 2004 it become the Supreme Court of Louisiana, and it is said to be haunted by several ghosts. Two are always seen together, allegedly the ghosts of two witnesses shot...
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    Jackson Barracks

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    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 body was found. Some said his...
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    Yo Mama's Bar and Grill

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    This bar is said to be haunted by Mr. Green, who owned the tailor shop formerly located here. Witnesses on the bar staff have seen a ghost with rope burns around his neck at the bar. Mr. Green also has been known to play pool, moving the balls around on the table. Folks have seen orbs in photos...
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    Dauphine House Bed and Breakfast

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    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...
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    EHP Rating: 78.6

    Buena Vista Plantation

    De Soto, Louisiana
    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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    EHP Rating: 78.6

    Le Richelieu Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    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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    Cornstalk Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    This Victorian hotel building is rich with history. For one thing, it was the 1800s home of Judge Francois Xavier-Martin, who was the first Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court and the writer of the first history of Louisiana. It is also where Harriet Beecher Stowe became inspired to pen...
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    EHP Rating: 77.8

    The Haunted Mortuary

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    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, when...
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    Beauregard-Keyes House

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    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 the chess champion (Paul Morphy) and the fact...
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    Laurel Valley Village Plantation

    Thibodaux, Louisiana
    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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    EHP Rating: 76.9

    Magnolia Plantation

    Cloutierville, Louisiana
    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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    EHP Rating: 76.9

    Houmas House Plantation

    Donaldsonville, Louisiana
    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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    EHP Rating: 75.9

    Chretien Point Plantation

    Sunset, Louisiana
    Reportedly haunted by the ghost of its former mistress as well as an outlaw she killed when she discovered him creeping up the stairs one night. ...
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    EHP Rating: 75.7

    Ghost Bridge

    Morehouse, Louisiana
    Allegedly haunted by the ghost of a woman who was killed in a car accident. She presumably roams the bridge looking for her boyfriend who survived the wreck. (I love how people ascribe motivations to ghosts and in the case of female ghost, it's always looking for their lost love. Because everyone...
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    EHP Rating: 75.0

    Marland's Bridge

    Sunset, Louisiana
    This bridge is the scene of 2 events. On Nov. 3, 1863. There was a union campground just east of it, then it was attacked by the Confederacy. This is called " The Battle of Bayou Bourbeau" The Confederates were victorious, and manage to capture an artillery piece. Young Corporal Marland then fought...
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    Ormond Plantation

    Destrehan, Louisiana
    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...
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    EHP Rating: 75.0

    St. Maurice Plantation

    Natchitoches, Louisiana
    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...
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    Madame John's Legacy

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    This museum is said to have a ghost who may be Renato Beluche, a privateer from the early 19th century. His apparition has been seen, and witnesses have also heard voices and footsteps. This spot is also notable because part of the film "Interview with the Vampire" was shot...
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    Muriel's Jackson Square

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    The many spirits said to reside at this restaurant make themselves known by knocking on the walls of the appropriately named Seance Lounge or manifesting as shadows or disembodied voices. The spirits are said to be harmless, and even fun. One ghost has a private table that's always reserved for...
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    Gardette LePretre House

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    A famous ghost story around these parts, the Sultan's Ghost is the tale of a grisly mass murder, and it took place in this 1836 house. A Turkish renter in the 1870s was rumored to keep a harem here, which he created by kidnapping women and torturing them into submission. As legend has it, a...
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    Adam Griffin House

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    This private home is said to be occupied by a couple of soldier ghosts, Confederate deserters in stolen Union uniforms. In life, these men were caught and, to avoid punishment, committed suicide in the house by shooting each other. Their apparitions have been seen holding whiskey bottles and...
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    Destrehan Plantation

    Destrehan, Louisiana
    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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    EHP Rating: 75.0

    Ellender Hall - Nicholls State University

    Thibodaux, Louisiana
    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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    EHP Rating: 75.0

    Napoleon House

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    Mayor Nicholas Girod had the Napoleon House built; it was finished in 1815, and was meant to be a residence for Napoleon Bonaparte. Napoleon, however, never lived here. Now a restaurant, bar and reception hall, the building is said to be haunted by spirits who have been reported to blink the lights...
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    La Louisiane

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    La Louisiane is now an event venue, but was once a hotel and restaurant. It is said to be haunted by Mrs. LeDoux, widow of a former owner in the 1800s. Other ghosts here include Louis Bézaudun and his wife Ann, who wears black and smells of French...
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    Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    Jean Lafitte himself is said to haunt this bar, once the famed privateer's actual blacksmith shop. The governor made every effort to shut down Lafitte's illegal smuggling business, perhaps because of the affair Lafitte was having with the governor's wife. When Lafitte moved his business to the high...
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    Destrehan Plantation

    Destrehan, Louisiana
    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 is, the owners have had a string of bad...
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    626 Pirate's Alley

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    According to Jeff Dwyer in his book "Ghost Hunter's Guide to New Orleans", ghost hunters standing in Pere Antoine Alley and looking at the third- and fourth-story windows of this red mansion have spied the ghost of a little girl in a white...
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    Metairie Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    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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    Prince Conti Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    Reportedly haunted by a former Madame whose ghost can be seen in the bar...
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    Bourbon Orleans Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    Numerous ghosts are reported to haunt the Bourbon Orleans Hotel. A confederate soldier is said to roam the halls as well as the ghosts of nuns and children who died during the yellow fever epidemic when the hotel was being used as an orphanage. It is also claimed that a lone, ghostly dancer...
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    Fort Pike

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    -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 of heavy boots treading the...
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    Hotel Provincial

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    Reported to be haunted by the ghosts of numerous soldiers who died here during the Civil War when the hotel was used as a hospital. Numerous reports of full-body apparitions as well as some people reporting that when they step out of the elevator in building 5, for a moment, they see a Civil War...
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    EHP Rating: 75.0

    St. Louis Cathedral

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    Reportedly the ghost of a beloved priest who tended to the sick of New Orleans can still be seen walking out from the Cathedral. It is claimed that he walks down a side alley (which is named for him) and continues on his way, on his daily, eternal mission to comfort the sick and the infirm....
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    St. Roch Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    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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    Lamothe House

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    A ghostly woman in red is apparently sighted frequently as well as the sounds of ghostly children at play....
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    Hotel Villa Convento

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    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...
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    The Lookout Inn

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    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 murder that...
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    Bombay Club

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    At this restaurant and bar that serves more than 115 types of martini, a ghostly madame from a former nearby red light district as been known to appear in the dining...
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    The Sausage Man - Hans Muller House

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    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 Mr. and Mrs. Hans...
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    Biscuit Palace

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    This guest house that dates from the early 19th century takes its unusual name from a Uneeda Biscuits sign painted on the outside wall. It is said to be home to a small female ghost who has been known to go through the clothing in guestroom...
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    Thomas Poree House - Cafe Havana

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    This spot was the location of many different places, including a French colonial home, another residence for Juan Laporte in 1789, a bakery on an added second floor in 1807, and, after that went belly-up, the residence of the Thomas Poree family in 1808. It was Cafe Havana, a cigar shop, in the...
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    EHP Rating: 74.2

    Central Louisiana State Hospital

    Pineville, Louisiana
    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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    EHP Rating: 73.3

    Calcasieu Courthouse

    Lake Charles, Louisiana
    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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    EHP Rating: 73.3

    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 the seats. He...
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    EHP Rating: 73.3

    Spanish Moon

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    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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    EHP Rating: 72.7

    Springfield Cemetery

    Springfield, Louisiana
    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 itself. People believe that it was the...
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    EHP Rating: 72.7

    Southdown Plantation House

    Houma, Louisiana
    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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    EHP Rating: 72.7

    French Market Inn

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    Among the eerie happenings reported here are red handprints that turn up on guests' beds, strange misty figures that float, and the metallic clanging and creaking sounds of a pulley system in the night. These instances have been reported as far back as...
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    EHP Rating: 72.2

    Buckner Mansion

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    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 that she remains...
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    EHP Rating: 72.0

    Shadows on the Teche

    New Iberia, Louisiana
    Built in the early 1830s, this historic house, available for tours, is thought to be haunted by former resident Mary Moore. She passed away during the Civil War while her home was occupied by Union troops. A misty figure has been reported, as well as footsteps and voices coming from the second...
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    EHP Rating: 71.4

    Falling Bricks of Cherokee Street

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    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 Voss, shaking her...
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    EHP Rating: 71.4

    Dauphine Orleans Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    At this hotel, which has some buildings dating back to the early 1700s, you may see apparitions of Civil War soldiers and ladies of the evening from the location's bordello days. One spirit is seen in just a quick glimpse as she dances across the...
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    EHP Rating: 71.4

    Dauphine Orleans Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana
    At this hotel, which has some buildings dating back to the early 1700s, you may see apparitions of Civil War soldiers and ladies of the evening from the location's bordello days. One spirit is seen in just a quick glimpse as she dances across the...