Haunted Places in Cotton Valley, Louisiana



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    Conway Cemetery

    Bradley, Arkansas

    24.9 miles from Cotton Valley, 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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    Potter Road

    Doyline, Louisiana

    25.8 miles from Cotton Valley, 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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    Railroad Tracks

    Bossier City, Louisiana

    27.2 miles from Cotton Valley, LA

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


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    Spring Street Historical Museum

    Shreveport, Louisiana

    28.4 miles from Cotton Valley, LA

    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

    29.1 miles from Cotton Valley, LA

    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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    Taylortown Tower

    Elm Grove, Louisiana

    31.7 miles from Cotton Valley, 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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    Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Site

    Gibsland, Louisiana

    32.3 miles from Cotton Valley, 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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    Cameo Trio Theatre

    Magnolia, Arkansas

    32.6 miles from Cotton Valley, 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

    34.1 miles from Cotton Valley, 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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    Old Ellerbe School

    Shreveport, Louisiana

    37.7 miles from Cotton Valley, LA

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


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    Old Jail - Pea Farm

    Shreveport, Louisiana

    38.7 miles from Cotton Valley, LA

    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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    Old Greenwood Cemetery

    Greenwood, Louisiana

    41.2 miles from Cotton Valley, LA

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


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    Buena Vista Plantation

    Cotton Valley, Louisiana

    45.9 miles from Cotton Valley, 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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    Biomedical Engineering Building

    Ruston, Louisiana

    49.1 miles from Cotton Valley, 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

    49.2 miles from Cotton Valley, 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

    49.5 miles from Cotton Valley, 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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    Rialto Theatre Music Hall

    El Dorado, Arkansas

    51.4 miles from Cotton Valley, 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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    Keachi Women's College

    Keachi, Louisiana

    52.1 miles from Cotton Valley, LA

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


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    The Jefferson Hotel

    Jefferson, Texas

    54 miles from Cotton Valley, 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

    54.1 miles from Cotton Valley, 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

    54.4 miles from Cotton Valley, 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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    Claiborne House Bed and Breakfast

    Jefferson, Texas

    54.4 miles from Cotton Valley, 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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    The Grove

    Jefferson, Texas

    54.4 miles from Cotton Valley, 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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    Alley-McKay House Bed and Breakfast Inn

    Jefferson, Texas

    54.5 miles from Cotton Valley, 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

    54.5 miles from Cotton Valley, 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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    Jones Cemetery

    Camden, Arkansas

    55.9 miles from Cotton Valley, 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

    63 miles from Cotton Valley, 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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    Front Street

    Natchitoches, Louisiana

    75.6 miles from Cotton Valley, 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

    76 miles from Cotton Valley, LA

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


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    St. Maurice Plantation

    Natchitoches, Louisiana

    78 miles from Cotton Valley, 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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    Slaton Cemetery

    Daingerfield, Texas

    78.7 miles from Cotton Valley, 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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    Gurdon Light

    Gurdon, Arkansas

    79.6 miles from Cotton Valley, 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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    Grady Hill

    Many, Louisiana

    87.1 miles from Cotton Valley, LA

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


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    Crossett Railroad Tracks

    Crossett, Arkansas

    87.2 miles from Cotton Valley, LA

    A ghostly swinging light appears to be walking up and down the tracks here. Locals say it is the spirit of a man who was hit by the train and was decapitated. His ghost is searching for his head. It is said that folks who are standing on the tracks ...


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    Magnolia Plantation

    Cloutierville, Louisiana

    92 miles from Cotton Valley, 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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    Henderson State University

    Arkadelphia, Arkansas

    92.6 miles from Cotton Valley, LA

    Henderson State University is said to be haunted by the ghost of a student who fell in love with a girl from a rival college. His friends made fun of him, and under pressure from them, he broke it off with her. The girl was heartbroken and committed suicide. As ...


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    Ouachita Baptist University

    Arkadelphia, Arkansas

    92.7 miles from Cotton Valley, LA

    Many unexplained events have been reported here, including orbs that show up in the basement, phantom eyes in the room corners, blood on dorm walls, and dorm windows that break for no apparent reason.


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    Historical Jail

    Colfax, Louisiana

    98.8 miles from Cotton Valley, 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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    Avon Cemetery

    De Queen, Arkansas

    101.9 miles from Cotton Valley, LA

    A ghostly baby and mother are said to haunt the cemetery. Local legend has it that if you drop a rock into the well in the center of the cemetery at night, you will hear the baby crying. The baby's mother has been seen running through the cemetery. According to ...


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    Big Creek Cemetery

    Pollock, Louisiana

    104.4 miles from Cotton Valley, 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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    Kulli Tuklo Methodist Church

    Idabel, Oklahoma

    104.6 miles from Cotton Valley, 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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    McDonald's

    Idabel, Oklahoma

    108.6 miles from Cotton Valley, 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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    Turner Auditorium

    Nacogdoches, Texas

    109.8 miles from Cotton Valley, 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

    109.9 miles from Cotton Valley, 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

    109.9 miles from Cotton Valley, 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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    Sterne-Hoya House

    Nacogdoches, Texas

    110.8 miles from Cotton Valley, 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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    Central Louisiana State Hospital

    Pineville, Louisiana

    118.3 miles from Cotton Valley, 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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