Haunted Places in Port Vincent, Louisiana



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    Houmas House Plantation

    Donaldsonville, Louisiana

    14.2 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Highland Road and Lee Drive

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    19 miles from Port Vincent, LA

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


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    Springfield Cemetery

    Springfield, Louisiana

    19 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Pleasant Hall - Room 312

    Port Vincent,

    20.4 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Guaranty Income Life and Broadcasting Building

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    21.2 miles from Port Vincent, 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

    21.3 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Old State Penitentiary

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    21.5 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Nottoway Plantation

    White Castle, Louisiana

    21.5 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Old State Capitol

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    21.7 miles from Port Vincent, 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

    21.8 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Cottage Plantation

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    22.9 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Oak Alley Plantation

    Vacherie, Louisiana

    23.1 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    San Francisco Plantation House

    Reserve, Louisiana

    24.6 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Manchac Swamp

    Ponchatoula, Louisiana

    27.9 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Madewood Plantation

    Napoleonville, Louisiana

    29.4 miles from Port Vincent, LA


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    Ellender Hall - Nicholls State University

    Thibodaux, Louisiana

    37.6 miles from Port Vincent, 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

    37.8 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Ormond Plantation

    Destrehan, Louisiana

    38.1 miles from Port Vincent, 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

    39.5 miles from Port Vincent, 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

    39.5 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Devil's Swamp

    Schriever, Louisiana

    40.5 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    LaBranche Plantation Dependency

    St. Rose, Louisiana

    41.5 miles from Port Vincent, 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

    43.2 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Rosedown Plantation

    St. Francisville, Louisiana

    44.5 miles from Port Vincent, 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

    45.6 miles from Port Vincent, LA

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


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    Coteau Road

    Houma, Louisiana

    46.4 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Los Catrachos - Odin's Inn

    Metairie, Louisiana

    46.8 miles from Port Vincent, LA

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


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    Ardoyne Plantation House

    Schriever, Louisiana

    47.4 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Old SSA Convent

    Covington, Louisiana

    48.8 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Maple Street Bakery

    Abita Springs, Louisiana

    49.4 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Oaklawn Manor

    Franklin, Louisiana

    49.7 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Metairie Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    50.1 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Odd Fellows Rest

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    50.4 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Holt Cemetery

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    50.6 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Mona Lisa Lane

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    50.6 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    The Haunted Mortuary

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    50.6 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    1928 South Carrollton Avenue

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    50.7 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Southern Nights Bed and Breakfast

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    50.7 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Falling Bricks of Cherokee Street

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    50.9 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    918 Solomon Place

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    51.1 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Southdown Plantation House

    Houma, Louisiana

    51.9 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    The Columns Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    53.1 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Ernie K-Doe’s Mother-In-Law Lounge

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    53.1 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    53.2 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    New Orleans Courtyard Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    53.4 miles from Port Vincent, LA

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


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    Site of the Laveau House

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    53.4 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Creole House - Inn on St. Ann

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    53.4 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    St. Pierre Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    53.4 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Susie Plantation

    Franklin, Louisiana

    53.4 miles from Port Vincent, 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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    Dauphine Orleans Hotel

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    53.4 miles from Port Vincent, 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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