Haunted Places in Varnado, Louisiana



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    Myrtle Grove Cemetery

    Lumberton, Mississippi

    17.1 miles from Varnado, LA

    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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    Palestine Graveyard

    Picayune, Mississippi

    25.6 miles from Varnado, LA

    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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    China Grove Church

    Tylertown, Mississippi

    25.6 miles from Varnado, LA

    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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    Sycamore Church Cemetery

    Carriere, Mississippi

    26.8 miles from Varnado, LA

    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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    Old SSA Convent

    Covington, Louisiana

    28.7 miles from Varnado, LA

    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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    Maple Street Bakery

    Abita Springs, Louisiana

    31.2 miles from Varnado, LA

    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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    Burnt Bridge

    Purvis, Mississippi

    32.9 miles from Varnado, LA

    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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    Sauls Valley Cemetery

    Jayess, Mississippi

    35.9 miles from Varnado, LA

    People claim to have seen dancing lights around the graves.


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    Brooklyn Cemetery

    Brooklyn, Mississippi

    39.7 miles from Varnado, LA

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


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    Northshore Regional Medical Center

    Slidell, Louisiana

    42.2 miles from Varnado, LA

    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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    387 Old Corinth Rd

    Petal, Mississippi

    46.8 miles from Varnado, LA

    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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    Bay St. Louis City Hall Building

    John C. Stennis Space Center, Mississippi

    50.1 miles from Varnado, LA

    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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    Bay Town Inn

    Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

    50.2 miles from Varnado, LA

    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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    Fort Pike

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    50.6 miles from Varnado, LA

    -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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    Myers Creek

    Bogue Chitto, Mississippi

    52 miles from Varnado, LA

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


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    Harbour Oaks Inn

    Pass Christian, Mississippi

    52.9 miles from Varnado, LA

    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

    52.9 miles from Varnado, LA

    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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    Springfield Cemetery

    Springfield, Louisiana

    53.5 miles from Varnado, 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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    Manchac Swamp

    Ponchatoula, Louisiana

    55.5 miles from Varnado, 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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    Deason Home

    Ellisville, Mississippi

    62 miles from Varnado, LA

    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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    Cabana Courtyard Apartments

    Biloxi, Mississippi

    62.5 miles from Varnado, LA

    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

    63.7 miles from Varnado, LA

    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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    Mona Lisa Lane

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    64.1 miles from Varnado, 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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    Los Catrachos - Odin's Inn

    Metairie, Louisiana

    64.3 miles from Varnado, LA

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


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    St. Roch Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    64.8 miles from Varnado, LA

    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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    918 Solomon Place

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    64.9 miles from Varnado, 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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    Holt Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    64.9 miles from Varnado, 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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    Metairie Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    65.1 miles from Varnado, 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

    65.2 miles from Varnado, 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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    Ernie K-Doe’s Mother-In-Law Lounge

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    65.3 miles from Varnado, LA

    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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    The Haunted Mortuary

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    65.3 miles from Varnado, 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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    The Lookout Inn

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    65.5 miles from Varnado, LA

    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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    Madame Mineurcanal's House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    65.5 miles from Varnado, LA

    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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    Dauphine House Bed and Breakfast

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    65.6 miles from Varnado, LA

    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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    Bacchanal

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    65.7 miles from Varnado, LA

    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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    Morro Castle

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    65.7 miles from Varnado, LA

    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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    La Maison Marigny Bed and Breakfast

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    65.7 miles from Varnado, LA

    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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    Lamothe Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    65.7 miles from Varnado, LA

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


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    Lanaux Mansion

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    65.7 miles from Varnado, LA

    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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    New Orleans Courtyard Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    65.8 miles from Varnado, LA

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


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    Le Richelieu Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    65.8 miles from Varnado, LA

    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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    Old U.S. Mint

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    65.8 miles from Varnado, LA

    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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    Lalaurie House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    65.9 miles from Varnado, LA

    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

    65.9 miles from Varnado, LA

    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

    65.9 miles from Varnado, LA

    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

    65.9 miles from Varnado, LA

    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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    St. Pierre Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    65.9 miles from Varnado, LA

    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 own.


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    Lafitte Guest House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    65.9 miles from Varnado, LA

    Room 21 is reportedly haunted by the ghost of a young girl, possibly Marie Gleises, who died of yellow fever in the 1850s. She apparently appears to young children and speaks to them. Also, it is claimed that the sounds of a woman sobbing can be heard, reportedly ...


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    Hotel Villa Convento

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    65.9 miles from Varnado, LA

    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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    Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    65.9 miles from Varnado, LA

    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 seas, pirate ...


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