Haunted Places in Zachary, Louisiana



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    Old State Penitentiary

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    13.8 miles from Zachary, 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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    Old State Capitol

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    14.1 miles from Zachary, 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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    Guaranty Income Life and Broadcasting Building

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    14.2 miles from Zachary, 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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    USS Kidd

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    14.3 miles from Zachary, 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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    Spanish Moon

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    14.7 miles from Zachary, 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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    Pleasant Hall - Room 312

    Zachary,

    16.1 miles from Zachary, 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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    Rosedown Plantation

    St. Francisville, Louisiana

    16.3 miles from Zachary, LA

    Completed in 1835, this house is said to be haunted by some of the original Turnbull family members. Witness describe ghostly pranks, such as turning the lights on and off and moving furniture. He is believed to be William, the eldest Turnbull son.


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    Myrtles Plantation

    St. Francisville, Louisiana

    17.4 miles from Zachary, LA

    A crying woman and a vengeful slave are both said to haunt this plantation.


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    Highland Road and Lee Drive

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    17.6 miles from Zachary, LA

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


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    Parlange Plantation House

    New Roads, Louisiana

    19.7 miles from Zachary, LA

    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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    Cottage Plantation

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    20.7 miles from Zachary, 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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    Nottoway Plantation

    White Castle, Louisiana

    31.9 miles from Zachary, 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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    Houmas House Plantation

    Donaldsonville, Louisiana

    37.5 miles from Zachary, 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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    Springfield Cemetery

    Springfield, Louisiana

    39 miles from Zachary, 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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    Oak Alley Plantation

    Vacherie, Louisiana

    49.8 miles from Zachary, 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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    Madewood Plantation

    Napoleonville, Louisiana

    50.8 miles from Zachary, LA


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    Ghostly Hitchhiker

    Port Barre, Louisiana

    51.1 miles from Zachary, LA

    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 ...


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    San Francisco Plantation House

    Reserve, Louisiana

    53 miles from Zachary, 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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    Manchac Swamp

    Ponchatoula, Louisiana

    53.2 miles from Zachary, 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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    Nicholson Home

    Washington, Louisiana

    53.8 miles from Zachary, LA

    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 ...


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    Bienvenue House Bed and Breakfast

    Saint Martinville, Louisiana

    53.9 miles from Zachary, LA

    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 ...


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    Saint Charles Borromeo - Retreat House

    Arnaudville, Louisiana

    55.1 miles from Zachary, LA

    Rumor has it that this house is haunted by an old Jesuit priest who used to live there.


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    Mary Jane's Bridge

    Broussard, Louisiana

    56.3 miles from Zachary, LA

    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 ...


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    Charles Burr Ln Bridge

    Opelousas, Louisiana

    57.3 miles from Zachary, LA

    This is a very haunted bridge that all locals know about. Add night many people have seen A apparition of a old man holding a lantern at the bridge. Many people driving along the road and filled that something is in the backseat of the vehicle and look in the ...


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    Marland's Bridge

    Sunset, Louisiana

    57.9 miles from Zachary, LA

    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 ...


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    Oaklawn Manor

    Franklin, Louisiana

    58.2 miles from Zachary, 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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    Chretien Point Plantation

    Sunset, Louisiana

    59.1 miles from Zachary, LA

    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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    Harris Hall - University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    Lafayette, Louisiana

    59.3 miles from Zachary, LA

    The girl's dorm is reported to be haunted by the ghost of a female student.


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    Shadows on the Teche

    New Iberia, Louisiana

    59.4 miles from Zachary, LA

    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 ...


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    T'Frere's House Bed and Breakfast

    Lafayette, Louisiana

    61.6 miles from Zachary, LA

    Reported to be haunted by the ghost of "Amelie" who died after falling into the well. Reportedly the Catholic church refused to bury her on church property as they ruled it a suicide. She is said to turn lights on and off, bang pots and pans and other mischievous ...


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    Ellender Hall - Nicholls State University

    Thibodaux, Louisiana

    62.9 miles from Zachary, 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

    63.3 miles from Zachary, 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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    Susie Plantation

    Franklin, Louisiana

    63.7 miles from Zachary, 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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    Linden Bed and Breakfast

    Natchez, Mississippi

    63.8 miles from Zachary, LA

    The 1700s Linden Bed and Breakfast is believed to be haunted by a phantom horse-drawn buggy in the drive and the sound of the tapping of a cane in the west gallery. Apparitions of a man in a top hat have been seen in a child's bedroom, and a woman ...


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    Dunleith Historic Inn

    Natchez, Mississippi

    63.9 miles from Zachary, LA

    Dunleith Historic Inn was built in 1855 and sits atop the site of John Routh’s 18th-century plantation Routhlands. It is said to be haunted by the apparition of a woman who plays the harp.


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    Monmouth Plantation

    Natchez, Mississippi

    63.9 miles from Zachary, LA

    At this 1818 mansion, the ghost of General John A. Quitman is believed to reside. General Quitman bought the place in 1826, and it is believed he watched over the mansion's restoration carefully. His apparition is still seen inspecting the inn, and he has been spotted dressed in full uniform ...


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    King's Tavern - Post House

    Natchez, Mississippi

    64.6 miles from Zachary, LA

    A woman is reported to haunt the Tavern. Don't get suckered into all the balderdash of "human remains found bricked up behind the wall"...that's just a nice invention to entertain the thrill seekers as no such evidence exists. But still there are those who claim to have seen ...


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    Devil's Swamp

    Schriever, Louisiana

    65.5 miles from Zachary, 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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    Old SSA Convent

    Covington, Louisiana

    65.5 miles from Zachary, 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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    Ormond Plantation

    Destrehan, Louisiana

    66.4 miles from Zachary, 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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    Joseph Jefferson Mansion

    New Iberia, Louisiana

    67.5 miles from Zachary, LA

    Strange lights, moving chairs and the sounds of footsteps have all be reported at the mansion.


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    Maple Street Bakery

    Abita Springs, Louisiana

    67.6 miles from Zachary, 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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    Destrehan Plantation

    Destrehan, Louisiana

    67.7 miles from Zachary, 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

    67.7 miles from Zachary, 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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    Myers Creek

    Bogue Chitto, Mississippi

    68.9 miles from Zachary, LA

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


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    LaBranche Plantation Dependency

    St. Rose, Louisiana

    69.6 miles from Zachary, 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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    Charlene Richard - St. Edwards Church Cemetery

    Church Point, Louisiana

    70.6 miles from Zachary, LA

    More than 10,000 people a year visit the grave of "Saint" Charlene Richard for spiritual healing. Although she is not truly a saint, at a young age she expressed interest in becoming one. Her mother told her that she could pray for the world's sinners, and when Charlene was diagnosed ...


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    Coteau Road

    Houma, Louisiana

    71.9 miles from Zachary, 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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    Ardoyne Plantation House

    Schriever, Louisiana

    72 miles from Zachary, 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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    Los Catrachos - Odin's Inn

    Metairie, Louisiana

    73.9 miles from Zachary, LA

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


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