Haunted Places in Hammond, Louisiana



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    Springfield Cemetery

    Springfield, Louisiana

    7.4 miles from Hammond, 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

    17.9 miles from Hammond, 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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    Old SSA Convent

    Covington, Louisiana

    23.8 miles from Hammond, 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

    25.3 miles from Hammond, 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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    San Francisco Plantation House

    Reserve, Louisiana

    32.5 miles from Hammond, 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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    Houmas House Plantation

    Donaldsonville, Louisiana

    37.8 miles from Hammond, 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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    Ormond Plantation

    Destrehan, Louisiana

    38.3 miles from Hammond, 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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    Los Catrachos - Odin's Inn

    Metairie, Louisiana

    38.6 miles from Hammond, LA

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


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    Destrehan Plantation

    Destrehan, Louisiana

    39 miles from Hammond, 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

    39 miles from Hammond, 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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    LaBranche Plantation Dependency

    St. Rose, Louisiana

    39.2 miles from Hammond, 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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    Oak Alley Plantation

    Vacherie, Louisiana

    39.4 miles from Hammond, 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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    Mona Lisa Lane

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    41.3 miles from Hammond, 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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    Metairie Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    41.4 miles from Hammond, 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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    Holt Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    41.7 miles from Hammond, 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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    Odd Fellows Rest

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    41.7 miles from Hammond, 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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    The Haunted Mortuary

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    42 miles from Hammond, 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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    918 Solomon Place

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    42.1 miles from Hammond, 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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    Highland Road and Lee Drive

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    42.3 miles from Hammond, LA

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


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    Guaranty Income Life and Broadcasting Building

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    43.1 miles from Hammond, 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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    1928 South Carrollton Avenue

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    43.1 miles from Hammond, LA

    The story of this home's haunting comes from Victor C. Klein's book, "New Orleans Ghosts" (1996). The activity here was first reported in the early 1970s, when an owner decided to redo the basement. He hired a crew of workmen to complete the task, but they left early ...


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    Pleasant Hall - Room 312

    Hammond,

    43.1 miles from Hammond, 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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    Southern Nights Bed and Breakfast

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    43.1 miles from Hammond, LA

    Witnesses here have noted that doors open and close by themselves, disembodied footsteps and whispering can be heard, and cold and hot spots can be felt. Reports are conflicting as to whether the inn is still in operation.


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    Old State Penitentiary

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    43.2 miles from Hammond, 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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    Spanish Moon

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    43.4 miles from Hammond, 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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    Old State Capitol

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    43.5 miles from Hammond, 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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    Palestine Graveyard

    Picayune, Mississippi

    43.6 miles from Hammond, 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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    USS Kidd

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    43.7 miles from Hammond, 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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    Ernie K-Doe’s Mother-In-Law Lounge

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    43.7 miles from Hammond, 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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    Falling Bricks of Cherokee Street

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    43.9 miles from Hammond, LA

    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 ...


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    St. Roch Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    43.9 miles from Hammond, 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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    New Orleans Courtyard Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    44.2 miles from Hammond, LA

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


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    Morro Castle

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    44.2 miles from Hammond, 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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    Dauphine House Bed and Breakfast

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    44.3 miles from Hammond, 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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    St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    44.3 miles from Hammond, LA

    Voodoo Priestess Marie Laveau is buried here. A crow said to watch over her grave is believed to be inhabited by her spirit.


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    St. Pierre Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    44.3 miles from Hammond, 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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    Site of the Laveau House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    44.3 miles from Hammond, LA

    Famed Creole Voodoo practitioner Marie Laveau (1794–1881), multi-racial daughter of a white planter and a French Creole woman, lived on this site during part of her life. Her ghost is said to frequent the place, still performing her ritual ceremonies. The cottage that currently stands on the site is not ...


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    Creole House - Inn on St. Ann

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    44.3 miles from Hammond, LA

    A Creole House, part of the Inn on St. Ann, is an 1830s 30-room hotel said to be home to a ghost folks call Knobby, nicknamed so for his habit of removing doorknobs. He haunts the second floor, and doorknobs he tinkers with can't be made to stay on by ...


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    La Maison Marigny Bed and Breakfast

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    44.3 miles from Hammond, 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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    Lafitte Guest House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    44.4 miles from Hammond, 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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    Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    44.4 miles from Hammond, 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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    The Sausage Man - Hans Muller House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    44.4 miles from Hammond, 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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    Gardette LePretre House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    44.4 miles from Hammond, LA

    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. ...


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    Lamothe Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    44.4 miles from Hammond, LA

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


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    Lalaurie House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    44.4 miles from Hammond, 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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    Lanaux Mansion

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    44.5 miles from Hammond, 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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    Biscuit Palace

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    44.5 miles from Hammond, LA

    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 drawers.


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    Audubon Cottages

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    44.5 miles from Hammond, LA

    In Cottages 2 and 4, folks have reported unexplained voices and felt something tug at their feet in the night. Spirits of Conferedate soldiers have been seen in the courtyard, and staff have noticed that when he is around, the radios tune themselves to country music.


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    Bourbon Street

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    44.5 miles from Hammond, LA

    Anyone who doesn't know that New Orleans is haunted, shouldn't be on a ghost site in the first place. All of it flooded with history and tragedy and death, stroll down Bourbon Street and just see what there is to see.


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    711 Bourbon Heat

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    44.5 miles from Hammond, LA

    This bar and club at the site of the historic Tricou House is said to be haunted by Dr. Tricou’s niece Penelope, who long ago fell down the stairs to her death. Her apparition has been seen by many patrons, and the nightspot has been featured on several TV shows.


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