Old State Penitentiary

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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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Geographic Information

701-705 Laurel St.
Baton Rouge, LA
United States

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30.4505333, -91.18338440000002
East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Nearest Towns:
Port Allen, LA (1.6 mi.)
Baton Rouge, LA (1.7 mi.)
Merrydale, LA (5.7 mi.)
Brusly, LA (5.7 mi.)
Westminster, LA (6.2 mi.)
Inniswold, LA (6.7 mi.)
Brownsfield, LA (7.6 mi.)
Gardere, LA (7.7 mi.)
Greenwood, LA (8.0 mi.)
Addis, LA (8.3 mi.)


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