Haunted Places in Jackson, Louisiana



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    Rosedown Plantation

    St. Francisville, Louisiana

    9.6 miles from Jackson, LA

    Completed in 1835, this house is said to be haunted by some of the original Turnbull family members. Witness describe ghostly pranks, such as turning the lights on and off and moving furniture. He is believed to be William, the eldest Turnbull son.


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    Myrtles Plantation

    St. Francisville, Louisiana

    10.4 miles from Jackson, LA

    A crying woman and a vengeful slave are both said to haunt this plantation.


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    Parlange Plantation House

    New Roads, Louisiana

    21.5 miles from Jackson, LA

    The ghost of a girl in a wedding gown appears on full moon nights walking through the oak trees of the plantation. This plantation house is privately owned, but is open by appointment for viewings. There is a fee charged. Call 225-638-8410 for further information.


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    Old State Penitentiary

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    26.8 miles from Jackson, 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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    Old State Capitol

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    27.1 miles from Jackson, 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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    USS Kidd

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    27.2 miles from Jackson, 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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    Guaranty Income Life and Broadcasting Building

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    27.3 miles from Jackson, 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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    Spanish Moon

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    27.7 miles from Jackson, 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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    Pleasant Hall - Room 312

    Jackson,

    29.2 miles from Jackson, 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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    Highland Road and Lee Drive

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    30.8 miles from Jackson, LA

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


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    Cottage Plantation

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    33.2 miles from Jackson, LA

    The Union took over this 1824 mansion during the Civil War, and it is said to be haunted by a local who was held prisoner here. Angus Holt is said to haunt the remains of the house, which burned down in 1960. It is said that for the best chances ...


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    Nottoway Plantation

    White Castle, Louisiana

    45.1 miles from Jackson, LA

    Built in 1859, this plantation is said to be haunted by the ghost of a coachman. During a Civil War attack, the coachman stood at the front of the house making sure that all the folks got from their carriages to the house safely. Folks say his presence is still ...


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    Springfield Cemetery

    Springfield, Louisiana

    48.5 miles from Jackson, 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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    Ghostly Hitchhiker

    Port Barre, Louisiana

    49.6 miles from Jackson, LA

    In the town of Washington Louisiana, I was driving to my uncle's home and it was at night. I forget the time of night. I was driving and I remember the hard turn in the road... my windows were rolled down and the next thing I know, I noticed ...


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    Linden Bed and Breakfast

    Natchez, Mississippi

    50.3 miles from Jackson, LA

    The 1700s Linden Bed and Breakfast is believed to be haunted by a phantom horse-drawn buggy in the drive and the sound of the tapping of a cane in the west gallery. Apparitions of a man in a top hat have been seen in a child's bedroom, and a woman ...


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    Dunleith Historic Inn

    Natchez, Mississippi

    50.4 miles from Jackson, LA

    Dunleith Historic Inn was built in 1855 and sits atop the site of John Routh’s 18th-century plantation Routhlands. It is said to be haunted by the apparition of a woman who plays the harp.


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    Monmouth Plantation

    Natchez, Mississippi

    50.4 miles from Jackson, LA

    At this 1818 mansion, the ghost of General John A. Quitman is believed to reside. General Quitman bought the place in 1826, and it is believed he watched over the mansion's restoration carefully. His apparition is still seen inspecting the inn, and he has been spotted dressed in full uniform ...


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    Houmas House Plantation

    Donaldsonville, Louisiana

    51 miles from Jackson, 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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    King's Tavern - Post House

    Natchez, Mississippi

    51.1 miles from Jackson, LA

    A woman is reported to haunt the Tavern. Don't get suckered into all the balderdash of "human remains found bricked up behind the wall"...that's just a nice invention to entertain the thrill seekers as no such evidence exists. But still there are those who claim to have seen ...


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    Nicholson Home

    Washington, Louisiana

    52.3 miles from Jackson, LA

    Thought to be over 250 years old, the building was once used as a Civil War hospital. It is haunted by a ghost called Hoppy or Peg-Leg, seen wearing soldier's clothing, a peg-leg, and a gold earring in his left ear. Legend has it that Hoppy was a pirate who ...


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    Saint Charles Borromeo - Retreat House

    Arnaudville, Louisiana

    56.9 miles from Jackson, LA

    Rumor has it that this house is haunted by an old Jesuit priest who used to live there.


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    Charles Burr Ln Bridge

    Opelousas, Louisiana

    57.1 miles from Jackson, LA

    This is a very haunted bridge that all locals know about. Add night many people have seen A apparition of a old man holding a lantern at the bridge. Many people driving along the road and filled that something is in the backseat of the vehicle and look in the ...


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    Marland's Bridge

    Sunset, Louisiana

    59.6 miles from Jackson, LA

    This bridge is the scene of 2 events. On Nov. 3, 1863. There was a union campground just east of it, then it was attacked by the Confederacy. This is called " The Battle of Bayou Bourbeau" The Confederates were victorious, and manage to capture an artillery piece. Young Corporal ...


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    Bienvenue House Bed and Breakfast

    Saint Martinville, Louisiana

    61.1 miles from Jackson, LA

    Built in 1830, the inn is said to be the site of the murder of a former innkeeper, Isabel Robertson, and her invalid daughter Belle. At least one of them is said to haunt the place. Some say Belle's bell, which she used to call for help, can be heard ...


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    Chretien Point Plantation

    Sunset, Louisiana

    61.1 miles from Jackson, LA

    Reportedly haunted by the ghost of its former mistress as well as an outlaw she killed when she discovered him creeping up the stairs one night.


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    Myers Creek

    Bogue Chitto, Mississippi

    61.7 miles from Jackson, LA

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


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    Mary Jane's Bridge

    Broussard, Louisiana

    62.5 miles from Jackson, LA

    One of those stories that just generate in small towns, a cautionary tale if you will. This bridge is reportedly haunted by the ghost of a young woman who was raped and murdered and thrown off the bridge, her body never recovered. Although no evidence of such a ...


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    Oak Alley Plantation

    Vacherie, Louisiana

    63.2 miles from Jackson, 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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    Manchac Swamp

    Ponchatoula, Louisiana

    63.6 miles from Jackson, 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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    Harris Hall - University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    Lafayette, Louisiana

    64.1 miles from Jackson, LA

    The girl's dorm is reported to be haunted by the ghost of a female student.


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    Madewood Plantation

    Napoleonville, Louisiana

    64.3 miles from Jackson, LA


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    San Francisco Plantation House

    Reserve, Louisiana

    65.6 miles from Jackson, 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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    T'Frere's House Bed and Breakfast

    Lafayette, Louisiana

    67 miles from Jackson, LA

    Reported to be haunted by the ghost of "Amelie" who died after falling into the well. Reportedly the Catholic church refused to bury her on church property as they ruled it a suicide. She is said to turn lights on and off, bang pots and pans and other mischievous ...


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    Shadows on the Teche

    New Iberia, Louisiana

    67.7 miles from Jackson, LA

    Built in the early 1830s, this historic house, available for tours, is thought to be haunted by former resident Mary Moore. She passed away during the Civil War while her home was occupied by Union troops. A misty figure has been reported, as well as footsteps and voices coming from ...


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    Loyd Hall Plantation

    Cheneyville, Louisiana

    68.7 miles from Jackson, LA

    Like any plantation in the south, Loyd hall has had its share of tragedy and death. The main stories are of the original owner who was hanged as a traitor during the Civil War, a Union soldier shot to death in an upstairs attic (the bloodstains are still visible) and ...


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    Oaklawn Manor

    Franklin, Louisiana

    69.8 miles from Jackson, LA

    It is said that the ghost of Henry Clay haunts this estate, though very little additional detail is available concerning the particulars of the haunting.


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    Charlene Richard - St. Edwards Church Cemetery

    Church Point, Louisiana

    71.2 miles from Jackson, LA

    More than 10,000 people a year visit the grave of "Saint" Charlene Richard for spiritual healing. Although she is not truly a saint, at a young age she expressed interest in becoming one. Her mother told her that she could pray for the world's sinners, and when Charlene was diagnosed ...


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    Old SSA Convent

    Covington, Louisiana

    71.8 miles from Jackson, 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

    73.7 miles from Jackson, 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

    74.4 miles from Jackson, 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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    Joseph Jefferson Mansion

    New Iberia, Louisiana

    74.8 miles from Jackson, LA

    Strange lights, moving chairs and the sounds of footsteps have all be reported at the mansion.


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    Eunice Public Library

    Eunice, Louisiana

    75.1 miles from Jackson, LA

    Eunice Public Library is believed to have a ghost who locks doors, turns on lights, and hides books by local children's author Mary Alice Fontenot.


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    Miller Cemetery - Headless Cemetery

    Eunice, Louisiana

    75.3 miles from Jackson, LA

    The ghost of a headless man is often seen and people claim that if you drive there at night, you'll experience car trouble.


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    Susie Plantation

    Franklin, Louisiana

    75.6 miles from Jackson, LA

    Unexplained noises and a series of mishaps point to a malevolent entity operating at this privately owned home. Different people have reported being pushed off of scaffolding and ladders, one, while holding a chainsaw. It is alleged that the former mistress of the house doesn't like anyone living ...


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    The St. Joseph Crier

    St. Joseph, Louisiana

    75.8 miles from Jackson, LA

    Legend has it that in 1872, the ship Iron Mountain, containing 54 passengers, simply vanished. It is speculated that river pirates stripped it and killed everyone on board. Nothing remains of the ship or any of the passengers except the ghostly disembodied screams of a woman coming from the Mississippi ...


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    Ellender Hall - Nicholls State University

    Thibodaux, Louisiana

    76.4 miles from Jackson, 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.


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    Laurel Valley Village Plantation

    Thibodaux, Louisiana

    76.8 miles from Jackson, 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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    Sauls Valley Cemetery

    Jayess, Mississippi

    77.7 miles from Jackson, LA

    People claim to have seen dancing lights around the graves.


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    Ormond Plantation

    Destrehan, Louisiana

    78.6 miles from Jackson, 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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    Devil's Swamp

    Schriever, Louisiana

    79.1 miles from Jackson, LA

    The thing that's really haunting the Devil's Swamp is the thousands of pollutants and chemicals that have been poured into it, destroying the ecosystem over the years. Still if cancer deaths alone are sufficient to cause ghosts, this place should have ghosts aplenty. Beware when visiting this toxic ...


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