Bay St. Louis City Hall Building

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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 escaped from the jail and shot an officer and another man.

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Geographic Information

300 S 2nd St
Bay St Louis, MS 39520
United States

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30.30889945177438, -89.33024882156525
Hancock County, Mississippi
Nearest Towns:
Bay Saint Louis, MS (0.0 mi.)
Henderson Point, MS (2.6 mi.)
Waveland, MS (3.1 mi.)
Pass Christian, MS (5.0 mi.)
De Lisle, MS (6.3 mi.)
Diamondhead, MS (6.3 mi.)
Kiln, MS (9.3 mi.)
Long Beach, MS (11.0 mi.)
Gulfport, MS (14.7 mi.)
West Gulfport, MS (15.5 mi.)


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