Haunted Places in Patterson, Louisiana



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    Susie Plantation

    Franklin, Louisiana

    10.2 miles from Patterson, 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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    Oaklawn Manor

    Franklin, Louisiana

    14.5 miles from Patterson, 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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    Madewood Plantation

    Napoleonville, Louisiana

    24.5 miles from Patterson, LA


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    Ardoyne Plantation House

    Schriever, Louisiana

    29.2 miles from Patterson, LA

    This is a private home and not open for visits, which is a shame because it is stunningly beautiful. Reports of hauntings are sketchy at best and hard to substantiate, but it's a plantation home in Louisiana so it has to have at least one ghost, right? Update: As of ...


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    Devil's Swamp

    Schriever, Louisiana

    29.6 miles from Patterson, 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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    Ellender Hall - Nicholls State University

    Thibodaux, Louisiana

    30.6 miles from Patterson, 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

    31.7 miles from Patterson, 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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    Coteau Road

    Houma, Louisiana

    32.9 miles from Patterson, LA

    Apparitions are seen wandering the fields at night, especially around the metal sheds off the roads. Illicit meth labs? Ghostly happenings? You decide.


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    Southdown Plantation House

    Houma, Louisiana

    34.5 miles from Patterson, LA

    Reported to be haunted, though details on the exact nature of the haunting are not easily found. So far those that have been found online do not seem to be supported by any data and appear to be pure supposition.


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    Nottoway Plantation

    White Castle, Louisiana

    35 miles from Patterson, 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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    Shadows on the Teche

    New Iberia, Louisiana

    37.5 miles from Patterson, 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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    Houmas House Plantation

    Donaldsonville, Louisiana

    38 miles from Patterson, 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

    38 miles from Patterson, 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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    Bienvenue House Bed and Breakfast

    Saint Martinville, Louisiana

    43.5 miles from Patterson, 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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    Bayou Sale Road

    Dulac, Louisiana

    44.2 miles from Patterson, LA

    People claim that a hitchhiking ghost haunts this road.


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    Joseph Jefferson Mansion

    New Iberia, Louisiana

    44.8 miles from Patterson, LA

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


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    Cottage Plantation

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    46 miles from Patterson, 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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    Mary Jane's Bridge

    Broussard, Louisiana

    48.2 miles from Patterson, 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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    San Francisco Plantation House

    Reserve, Louisiana

    48.6 miles from Patterson, 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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    Highland Road and Lee Drive

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    49.1 miles from Patterson, LA

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


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    Pleasant Hall - Room 312

    Patterson,

    50.5 miles from Patterson, 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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    Spanish Moon

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    51.9 miles from Patterson, 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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    USS Kidd

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    52.3 miles from Patterson, 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

    52.3 miles from Patterson, 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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    Old State Capitol

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    52.5 miles from Patterson, 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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    Old State Penitentiary

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    52.8 miles from Patterson, 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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    T'Frere's House Bed and Breakfast

    Lafayette, Louisiana

    53.8 miles from Patterson, 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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    Harris Hall - University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    Lafayette, Louisiana

    55.8 miles from Patterson, LA

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


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    Ormond Plantation

    Destrehan, Louisiana

    57.7 miles from Patterson, 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

    58.8 miles from Patterson, 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

    58.8 miles from Patterson, 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

    61.9 miles from Patterson, 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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    Parlange Plantation House

    New Roads, Louisiana

    65.7 miles from Patterson, 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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    Manchac Swamp

    Ponchatoula, Louisiana

    66.9 miles from Patterson, 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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    Saint Charles Borromeo - Retreat House

    Arnaudville, Louisiana

    67.1 miles from Patterson, LA

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


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    Chretien Point Plantation

    Sunset, Louisiana

    67.8 miles from Patterson, 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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    Springfield Cemetery

    Springfield, Louisiana

    67.9 miles from Patterson, 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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    Marland's Bridge

    Sunset, Louisiana

    68.5 miles from Patterson, 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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    Los Catrachos - Odin's Inn

    Metairie, Louisiana

    71.7 miles from Patterson, LA

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


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    Falling Bricks of Cherokee Street

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    72.1 miles from Patterson, 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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    Southern Nights Bed and Breakfast

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    72.8 miles from Patterson, 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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    1928 South Carrollton Avenue

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    72.8 miles from Patterson, 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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    Rice Theatre

    Crowley, Louisiana

    73.4 miles from Patterson, LA

    At this 1920 theater, reportedly once used as a car dealership and a recording studio, a freight elevator is said to run on its own. Also, shadows and disembodied voices have been reported.


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    Metairie Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    73.9 miles from Patterson, 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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    The Columns Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    74.1 miles from Patterson, 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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    Odd Fellows Rest

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    74.1 miles from Patterson, 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

    74.2 miles from Patterson, 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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    Holt Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    74.5 miles from Patterson, 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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    Lafayette Cemetery No. 1

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    74.7 miles from Patterson, 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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    Commander's Palace

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    74.8 miles from Patterson, 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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