Haunted Places in Saint Joseph, Louisiana



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    The St. Joseph Crier

    St. Joseph, Louisiana

    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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    Grand Gulf Military State Park

    Port Gibson, Mississippi

    13.1 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    Reported to be haunted by a headless ghost.


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    King's Tavern - Post House

    Natchez, Mississippi

    26.6 miles from Saint Joseph, 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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    Monmouth Plantation

    Natchez, Mississippi

    26.8 miles from Saint Joseph, 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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    Linden Bed and Breakfast

    Natchez, Mississippi

    26.9 miles from Saint Joseph, 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

    27.3 miles from Saint Joseph, 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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    1902-08 Stained Glass Manor - Oak Hall

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    35.4 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    Built in the early 1900s, the hall is said to be haunted by Fannie Vick Willis, Vicksburg philanthropist. Ghostly spheres and orbs have been photographed here, an witnesses have detected cold spots and unexplained lights. Footsteps, period music, and other sounds have been reported here as well. Fannie was known ...


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    Annabelle Bed and Breakfast

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    35.5 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    Built in the second half of the 19th century as a private home, the luxurious Victorian-Italianate inn is said to be haunted. Reports say the spirit of a one-legged Confederate soldier is believed to reside in the Dixie Room; however, the inn has come under new management since this report, ...


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    Ahern's Belle of the Bend's

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    35.6 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    Named after a paddle steamer that brought a former president downstream to the township, this historic inn dates back to the mid-nineteenth century, and is rumoured to have a ghostly tales that have occurred within the walls. Reports indicate that a woman's presence has been felt in some rooms, ...


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    Cedar Grove Inn

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    35.6 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    This house has a cannonball lodged in the wall. I really don't care if it's haunted or not - it has a cannonball lodged in the wall. How cool is that? The result of being strafed during the Civil War, the homeowners apparently decided the cannonball was a ...


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    Baldwin House Restaurant

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    36.3 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    There are three known spirits in this house, with probably many more yet undiscovered. The first ghost is that of 'Aunt Gertrude', who lived there in the 1920's. She can be heard walking around on the second floor, but has yet to be seen downstairs. The second is that of ...


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    McRaven Tour Home

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    36.3 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    "The most haunted house in Mississippi"? You be the judge. Numerous people have died in McRaven and according to legend, some of them lingered on. Dating back to the 18th century McRaven lays claim to Civil war era ghosts, and a lady who died in childbirth.


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    Anchuca Mansion

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    36.6 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    Named for the Choctaw word for "happy home," the mansion is haunted by "Archie" Archer, one of former owner Richard Archer's daughters. Since 1966, her apparition has been seen wearing a long brown dress in the parlor or dining room. A presence has been felt inside the slaves' quarters as ...


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    Lakemont

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    36.6 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    Reportedly haunted by Mrs. Lake, the former mistress of Lakemont. Owners today claim they hear the rustle of petticoats and smell a strange perfume throughout the house.


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    Duff Green Mansion

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    36.7 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    Duff Green Mansion served as a hospital during the Civil War and it still bears some of the scars despite restoration. Bloodstains are still in the original flooring and one of the ceiling beams shows where a cannonball struck the mansion before its occupants surrendered and turned it into ...


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    Vicksburg National Military Park

    Vicksburg, Mississippi

    36.9 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    It is claimed that late at night you can hear gunshots and sounds of the siege that occurred here and was a key conflict in the Civil War.


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    Holly Ridge Railroad Tracks

    Rayville, Louisiana

    44.3 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    Nothing of any repute can be found regarding the alleged haunting of the Holly Ridge railroad tracks. Just a bunch of barely literate nonsense on other ghost sites. But supposedly it is haunted by " red light" that appears along the tracks.


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    Myers Creek

    Bogue Chitto, Mississippi

    57.3 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

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


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    Old Capitol

    Jackson, Mississippi

    67 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    Legend claims that the office of a man who reportedly died at his desk is haunted by his ghost. People claim to hear strange noises and the sounds of doors opening and closing coming from the office when there is no one in there.


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    Fairview Inn

    Jackson, Mississippi

    67.8 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    This 1908 historic inn is rumoured to have a ghost or two haunting one of the rooms, where guests have reported feeling temperature drops and having furniture moved around the suite at night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Ghost Bridge

    Saint Joseph, Louisiana

    68.7 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    Allegedly haunted by the ghost of a woman who was killed in a car accident. She presumably roams the bridge looking for her boyfriend who survived the wreck. (I love how people ascribe motivations to ghosts and in the case of female ghost, it's always looking for their lost ...


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    Chapel of the Cross

    Madison, Mississippi

    73.8 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    The ghost of a woman whose fiance died before they could be wed is said to appear weeping at his grave in the cemetery.


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    Big Creek Cemetery

    Pollock, Louisiana

    76 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    This cemetery is said to be very active by local paranormal groups who claim to have captured numerous photographic anomalies and EVPs here.


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    Myrtles Plantation

    St. Francisville, Louisiana

    77.6 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

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


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    Rosedown Plantation

    St. Francisville, Louisiana

    78 miles from Saint Joseph, 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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    Sauls Valley Cemetery

    Jayess, Mississippi

    78.5 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    People claim to have seen dancing lights around the graves.


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    Central Louisiana State Hospital

    Pineville, Louisiana

    81.8 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    Reportedly haunted by former patients who died there, it is reported to be extremely active. Almost three thousand patients of this former hospital for the mentally ill are buried on its grounds. Numerous claims of ghost activity.


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    Bentley Hotel

    Alexandria, Louisiana

    82.7 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    Reports say the Bentley Hotel was set to reopen in 2013. It was rumored to be haunted by several ghosts: a young girl who fell to her death down an elevator shaft, a man who fell over the grand staircase railing in 1985, some ghosts who peered over the mezzanine ...


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    Diamond Grill

    Alexandria, Louisiana

    82.7 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    This award-winning restaurant was featured in an episode of "Ghost Hunters" in 2011, during which time a door was videotaped moving on its own, black masses were spotted, and EVPs were captured. The hosts of the show believed this evidence pointed to an intelligent haunting. The building itself dates back ...


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    Finnegan's Wake Pub

    Alexandria, Louisiana

    82.7 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    This friendly Louisiana pub seems to boast its own not-so-friendly ghost. As featured on "Ghost Hunters" in 2011, the owners claim to have had glasses thrown violently across the bar by unseen hands, and an in-house violinist swears that his instrument was "strangely altered" after being left unguarded in ...


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    Alexandria Zoological Park

    Alexandria, Louisiana

    84.2 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    Featured on TV's Ghost Hunters, the zoo is said to be haunted by the spirit of deceased director Les Whitt, who passed away in 2008. He is said to play pranks and practical jokes from beyond the grave, just as he loved to do in life.


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    China Grove Church

    Tylertown, Mississippi

    84.9 miles from Saint Joseph, 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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    Loyd Hall Plantation

    Cheneyville, Louisiana

    90 miles from Saint Joseph, 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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    Parlange Plantation House

    New Roads, Louisiana

    90.3 miles from Saint Joseph, 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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    Historical Jail

    Colfax, Louisiana

    91.2 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    We are a local Paranormal Research Team filming and investigating places for the brand-new TV series, called True Ghost Stories. Upon our scouting and places to film and investigate for the show, we ran across the well known and documented place in Colfax Louisiana called " The Colfax Riot Of ...


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    Stow's Bar

    Ruston, Louisiana

    92.4 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    Although the bar is now closed, it's still open to the ghosts who are reported to haunt this former hospital site.


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    Howard Auditorium

    Ruston, Louisiana

    92.7 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    Supposedly this place is haunted by a ghost and you can tell because sometimes the seats, which are spring loaded will be down, as if someone is sitting in it when there is no one there. And this is not at all due to faulty springs or mechanisms. ...


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    Biomedical Engineering Building

    Ruston, Louisiana

    92.8 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    A former hospital this site is said to be haunted by the ghosts of patients who died.


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    Crossett Railroad Tracks

    Crossett, Arkansas

    95.8 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

    A ghostly swinging light appears to be walking up and down the tracks here. Locals say it is the spirit of a man who was hit by the train and was decapitated. His ghost is searching for his head. It is said that folks who are standing on the tracks ...


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    Ghostly Hitchhiker

    Port Barre, Louisiana

    100.4 miles from Saint Joseph, 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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    Old State Penitentiary

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    101.5 miles from Saint Joseph, 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

    101.7 miles from Saint Joseph, 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

    101.9 miles from Saint Joseph, 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

    102 miles from Saint Joseph, 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

    102.4 miles from Saint Joseph, 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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    Nicholson Home

    Washington, Louisiana

    102.5 miles from Saint Joseph, 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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    Charles Burr Ln Bridge

    Opelousas, Louisiana

    109 miles from Saint Joseph, 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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    Springfield Cemetery

    Springfield, Louisiana

    110.4 miles from Saint Joseph, 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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    Saint Charles Borromeo - Retreat House

    Arnaudville, Louisiana

    114 miles from Saint Joseph, LA

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


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    Old SSA Convent

    Covington, Louisiana

    118.3 miles from Saint Joseph, 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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