Haunted Places in Washington Parish, Louisiana



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    Old SSA Convent

    Covington, Louisiana

    22.4 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    China Grove Church

    Tylertown, Mississippi

    24.8 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Maple Street Bakery

    Abita Springs, Louisiana

    25.8 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Palestine Graveyard

    Picayune, Mississippi

    28.8 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Myrtle Grove Cemetery

    Lumberton, Mississippi

    29.2 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Sycamore Church Cemetery

    Carriere, Mississippi

    32.2 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Sauls Valley Cemetery

    Jayess, Mississippi

    35.9 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    People claim to have seen dancing lights around the graves.

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    Springfield Cemetery

    Springfield, Louisiana

    42.1 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Northshore Regional Medical Center

    Slidell, Louisiana

    43 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Burnt Bridge

    Purvis, Mississippi

    44 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Manchac Swamp

    Ponchatoula, Louisiana

    46.4 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Myers Creek

    Bogue Chitto, Mississippi

    46.6 miles from Washington Parish, LA

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

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    Fort Pike

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    50.8 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Brooklyn Cemetery

    Brooklyn, Mississippi

    52.5 miles from Washington Parish, LA

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

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    Bay St. Louis City Hall Building

    John C. Stennis Space Center, Mississippi

    56.6 miles from Washington Parish, 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

    56.7 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    387 Old Corinth Rd

    Petal, Mississippi

    58.2 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Los Catrachos - Odin's Inn

    Metairie, Louisiana

    58.8 miles from Washington Parish, LA

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

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    Mona Lisa Lane

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    59.4 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Harbour Oaks Inn

    Pass Christian, Mississippi

    60 miles from Washington Parish, 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

    60.1 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Holt Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    60.1 miles from Washington Parish, 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

    60.2 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    918 Solomon Place

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    60.3 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Odd Fellows Rest

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    60.4 miles from Washington Parish, 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

    60.5 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    St. Roch Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    60.7 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Ernie K-Doe’s Mother-In-Law Lounge

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Dauphine House Bed and Breakfast

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.4 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Morro Castle

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.4 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Madame Mineurcanal's House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.4 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    La Maison Marigny Bed and Breakfast

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.4 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    New Orleans Courtyard Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.5 miles from Washington Parish, LA

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

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    Lamothe Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.5 miles from Washington Parish, 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

    61.5 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    The Lookout Inn

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.6 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Le Richelieu Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.6 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Lalaurie House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.6 miles from Washington Parish, 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

    61.6 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    St. Pierre Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.6 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Old U.S. Mint

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.6 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Lafitte Guest House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.6 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Beauregard-Keyes House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.7 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.7 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Creole House - Inn on St. Ann

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.7 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Old Ursuline Convent

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.7 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Site of the Laveau House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.7 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Hotel Villa Convento

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.7 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Flanagan's Pub

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.7 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    The ghost of a woman who committed suicide on the premises is said to haunt the pub.

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    Cornstalk Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.7 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 ...

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    Andrew Jackson Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.7 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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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    Hotel Provincial

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.7 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 ...

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    Bacchanal

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.7 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    The Morgue Bar

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.7 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 morgue.

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    Biscuit Palace

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.7 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Thomas Poree House - Cafe Havana

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.8 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 ...

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    Madame John's Legacy

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.8 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 here.

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    Bourbon Street

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.8 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Gardette LePretre House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.8 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.8 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    711 Bourbon Heat

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.8 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Bourbon Orleans Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.8 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 ...

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    Place d'Armes Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.8 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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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    Haunting of the Octoroon Mistress

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.8 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    An Octoroon was someone that was 1/8 black, 7/8 white. The Octoroon in this story was named Julie, and she lived here in 1850. The beautiful Julie fell in love with a wealthy Frenchman, but he would not marry her because of her lower social status. When she wouldn't drop ...

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    Yo Mama's Bar and Grill

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.8 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 ...

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    Muriel's Jackson Square

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.8 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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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    St. Anthony's Garden

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.8 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    Local legend has it that this site was used as a dueling ground in the 18th century. Witnesses have noted cold spots and shadowy forms, and some reports mention that there may be unmarked graves on the grounds.

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    The Presbytere

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.9 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    The historical Presbytère building, designed in 1791 to match the Cabildo, was erected on the site of the residence of the Capuchin monks, although it was never used as a monks' residence. The building is now part of the Louisiana State Museum. It is said to be haunted by the ...

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    Pat O'Brien's

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.9 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    At this bar, footsteps have been heard in the empty attic and objects are said to move on their own. The entire third floor and the stairway up to the second-floor ladies' room are said to make patrons and employees feel uneasy.

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    Preservation Hall

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.9 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    The ghosts of old-time jazz musicians are supposed to linger at their favorite haunt--er, no pun intended. Witnesses have seen the ghostly musicians playing saxes and trombones, and the floor is said to creak when the spirits are afoot.

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    The Old Coffeepot Restaurant

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.9 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    This restaurant is said to be huanted by Dr. Xavier Deschamps, a dentist who was known to use hypnotism as an anesthetic and conduct seances for fun. It is said that he believed the spirits of the dead would lead him to lost treasures. So the story goes, the dentist ...

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    626 Pirate's Alley

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.9 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 gown.

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    Faulkner House Books

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.9 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    At this French Quarter bookstore, renowned author William Faulkner is said to make appearances from beyond the grave. Folks have noticed the smell of his pipe when he is around, and the owner has stated that the ghost has been known to give an "inappropriate caress" to young female employees.

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    Pirate's Alley

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.9 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    A pedestrian alley lined with shops it is reported that in the early morning hours a ghost can be seen walking down the cobblestone path. Some say it is the ghost of a Capuchin monk, Pere Dagobert, who sings his way down the street.

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    LaBranche Building

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.9 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 ...

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    St. Louis Cathedral

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.9 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 ...

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    The Olivier House Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.9 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    Two spirits are known to reside in this hotel, and have been witnessed for more than 30 years. One is a Confederate soldier, and the other is a woman wearing an antebellum dress. Rooms 104, 106, and 216 are said to be the most often haunted.

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    Audubon Cottages

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.9 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Hotel Maison De Ville

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.9 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    The ghost of a soldier has been seen in cottage 4, and folks here say he doesn't like classical music. The hotel turns on classical music in the guest rooms to greet the guests, but the soldier's ghost has been known to repeatedly change it to a country music station.

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    Gumbo Shop

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.9 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 ...

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    The Cabildo

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.9 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    The 1700s building, now a museum, was once the seat of the colonial Spanish government, and was the spot where the Louisiana Purchase was signed. It was used as army barracks during the Civil War, and later was the seat of the Lousiana Supreme Court. Many apparitions have been seen ...

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    The Court of Two Sisters

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.9 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    At this restaurant that serves spicy Creole cuisine with the music to match, the two sisters themselves, Emma and Bertha Camors, are said to watch over their patrons. The nigh-inseparable sisters Emma and Bertha were born in 1858 and 1860, respectively, and died within two months of each other in ...

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    Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.9 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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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    Dauphine Orleans Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.9 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 courtyard.

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    Dauphine Orleans Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.9 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 courtyard.

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    Hermann-Grima House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    61.9 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    This house, now a historic museum and shop, is said to be haunted by friendly ghosts. The apparitions seem happy with the renovations on their abode and have been known to scent the air with rose and lavender fragrances. They also may light the fireplace on cold mornings.

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    Maxwell's Jazz Cabaret

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    Once a speakeasy during the prohibition, hidden behind a veterinary office, this nightspot is home to the ghosts of a gangster, a lady in white, and a musician who is believed to have died on the premises.

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    Antoine's Restaurant

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    Serving fine French-Creole cuisine since 1840, this restaurant may also serve up a ghost or two, to those with a sharp eye. Antoine Alciatore and his family are said to watch over the restaurant in spirit.

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    Shalimar - 535 Wilkinson St.

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    Originally a 1895 brewery, this building is reported to be empty at this time. In the 1990s it was an Indian restaurant, Shalimar Indian Cuisine. Witnesses claimed to have seen an apparition of a man in a turban with a sword, and objects like furniture and silverware were said to ...

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    Prince Conti Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    Reportedly haunted by a former Madame whose ghost can be seen in the bar area.

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    Keuffers Building

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    The ghost of a young woman has been seen looking out the second-floor windows of the Keuffers Building.

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    Bombay Club

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 room.

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    Omni Royal Orleans

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 ...

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    Brennan's

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    The place closed in June 2013, but it was said to be haunted by a recent in the building's past. A man named Lefleur who made funeral arrangements, then went home and killed his wife and son before hanging himself in the Red Room. Apparitions, cold spots and feelings of ...

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    New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 ...

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    O'Flaherty's Irish Channel Pub

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    Although the bar never re-opened after Katrina the building still remains and it is said to be haunted by numerous ghosts.

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    Napoleon House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 ...

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    Arnaud's Restaurant

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 ...

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    Louisiana Supreme Court Building

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 ...

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    French Market Inn

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62.1 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 1832.

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    Old Absinthe House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62.1 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    Witnesses have seen the ghost of Jean Lafitte here, and occasionally, they say, he even gives parties. Laughter and carousing can be heard, chairs and dishes move, and objects fly about the room, but nothing of the spirits can be seen, although misty shadows and strange noises are said to ...

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    Cafe Beignet

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62.1 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    The ghost of a Native American woman is said to materialize here in the evenings. Witnesses say she has been known to vanish by walking through the walls.

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    Williams Research Center

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62.1 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    In long-past days, this building was the police station's third precinct and its criminal court. When workers were renovating the place in the 1990s, they witnessed the apparitions of policemen in old-fashioned uniforms in the hallways. Jail doors also could be heard slamming, although the jails were long gone.

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    The Alibi

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62.1 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    At this late-night hangout, patrons can choose from 150 different kinds of beer. Odd things have been reported here, such as knives flying off the bar and shadowy figures. Rumor has it that a man was stabbed to death on the premises years ago, and other stories tell of ghosts ...

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    Bottom of the Cup Tea Room

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62.1 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    This place makes it living off the paranormal, so be warned. Tea readings are their main attraction, however they also claim to be haunted by the ghost of a wealthy man's octoroon mistress who used to live there.

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    Hotel de la Poste - W New Orleans

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62.1 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    Formerly the Hotel de la Poste and now the W New Orleans hotel, this place is said to be home to the ghosts of Gerald and Diane. Gerald was a carriage servant and is only seen in the garage. Diane is a slender lady with dark, shoulder-length hair, and is ...

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    La Louisiane

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62.1 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 perfume.

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    Kerry Irish Pub

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62.1 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    Witnesses at this bar have reported eerie sounds and feelings, disembodied footsteps, unexplained voices and whispers, cold spots, and doors opening and closing by themselves Folks here have said they feel like they're being watched by an unseen presence.

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    Hotel Monteleone

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62.1 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    Even the elevator is haunted in this historic hotel - like something out of The Twilight Zone, it may stop on the wrong floor and opens to reveal ghost children playing in chilly hallways. More than 12 spirits are said to be here, including children who love to play hide-and-seek. ...

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    Bienville House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62.2 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    Reports say one of the many haunts here likes to stare at guests while they sleep, and another one can be seen walking in the halls, traveling right through the walls and doors.

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    Ryan's Irish Pub

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62.2 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    The ghost of a confused African American man in workman's clothing is said to show up at Ryan's Irish Pub, near the back wall. He is thought to be a warehouseman that perished in the area's great fire.

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    Crescent City Books - 204 Chartres

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62.2 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    Before Crescent City Books moved to its new location, 230 Chartres St., it stood here. Folks say theh ghosts of children played on the building's second and third floors. Now this building is reported to be vacant.

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    The Jimani

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62.2 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    On June 24, 1973, someone set fire to the gay bar Jimani Lounge, killing 32 men. Sadly, some victims' bodies were never claimed, as family members were embarrassed. The case was never solved. Since then, folks at the bar now occupying the same space have seen apparitions of charred bodies ...

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    Jackson Barracks

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62.3 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 ...

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    1928 South Carrollton Avenue

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62.4 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Le Pavillon Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62.4 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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, ...

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    Southern Nights Bed and Breakfast

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62.5 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Gallier Hall

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    62.5 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    The ghosts of Union soldiers and General Benjamin “The Beast” Butler have been seen on the hall's steps. Also, during the Bacchus Mardi Gras parade, a fatal stabbing that occurred in 1972 has been known to replay very realistically, as it happened near the Gallier Hall.

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    Chalmette Battlefield

    Chalmette, Louisiana

    62.8 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 ground?

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    Maison St. Charles

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    63.1 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 ...

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    Devil's Mansion Site

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    63.1 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    Although what stands on this site now is a hotel, it was once owned by the devil, according to popular legend. Folks say the elaborate mansion that once stood here suddenly appeared overnight, and made little sense in its architecture, with rooms that filled entire floors and staircases that went ...

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    Adam Griffin House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    63.5 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 singing "John ...

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    The Pontchartrain

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    63.5 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    Reported to be haunted by a variety of apparitions, but we don't currently have any more detail than that. Know more? Let us know via the comments section at the bottom of this page!

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    Avenue Plaza Resort

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    63.5 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 themselves.

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    St. Vincent's Guest House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    63.5 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 ...

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    Magnolia Mansion

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    63.6 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    If you have $3.2 million in your pocket, you could own your very own haunted mansion, circa 1858. This one is for sale, and is rumored to be the home of ghostly children who move your objects, a spectral maid, and a bearded ghost who frequents the first floor. The ...

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    Falling Bricks of Cherokee Street

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    63.6 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Buckner Mansion

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    63.7 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 ...

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    Castle Inn

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    63.8 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    There are differing reports as to whether the Castle Inn is still open as a bed-and-breakfast or is now a privately owned home. The 1891 inn is said to be haunted by two ghosts. One is a carriage driver who long ago accidentally set a fire here, and perished in ...

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    Morris-Israel House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    63.8 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    Also called the House of the Voodoo Ritual, thi Morris-Israel House is an 1868 Victorian mansion that has quite a tale to tell. During a renovation, a small hidden room was discovered, and it contained human bones positioned in what is thought to be a voodoo ritual for keeping away ...

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    Brevard House - Anne Rice House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    63.9 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    This 1850s Greek Revival home built by Albert Brevard is said to be haunted by Mr. Brevard himself, who shot himself on the front porch. It is said that he apparates there as a mist on moonless nights. But the house has another claim to fame: Renowned author Anne Rice ...

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    Payne House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    63.9 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    Jefferson Davis, one-time President of the Confederate States of America, died (practically a recluse) in this house in December of 1889. A stone marking the event rests just outside the front gate. It is said that his elderly-looking ghost can be seen in the second-floor window.

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    Commander's Palace

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    63.9 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    It is said that Emile Commander himself lingers to maintain his famed 1880s Creole restaurant. He has been known to sip guests' drinks (or even drink them entirely) and turn lights on and off, and his footsteps have been heard as well. Executive chefs at this famous upscale eatery include ...

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    Lafayette Cemetery No. 1

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    63.9 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    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 ...

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    The Columns Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    64.1 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    This 1883 hotel is reportedly home to 3 entities: A well-dressed gentleman who acts as a sort of ghost host, a lady in white who has been seen floating in the ballroom and garden, and a little girl who haunts the area near the third-floor balcony.

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    LaBranche Plantation Dependency

    St. Rose, Louisiana

    64.3 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    San Francisco Plantation House

    Reserve, Louisiana

    64.8 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    The Jungle Rock Hut - Boomers Down the Hatch

    Gretna, Louisiana

    64.9 miles from Washington Parish, LA

    Banging noises, tools being moved, ghostly voices and other ghostly activities are reported to occur here.

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    Ormond Plantation

    Destrehan, Louisiana

    65.5 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Destrehan Plantation

    Destrehan, Louisiana

    65.6 miles from Washington Parish, 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

    65.6 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Cabana Courtyard Apartments

    Biloxi, Mississippi

    72 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Deason Home

    Ellisville, Mississippi

    72.2 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Houmas House Plantation

    Donaldsonville, Louisiana

    72.5 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Oak Alley Plantation

    Vacherie, Louisiana

    73.3 miles from Washington Parish, 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

    85.6 miles from Washington Parish, LA

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    Laurel Valley Village Plantation

    Thibodaux, Louisiana

    85.9 miles from Washington Parish, 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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    Ellender Hall - Nicholls State University

    Thibodaux, Louisiana

    86.4 miles from Washington Parish, 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.