Haunted Places in Saint Martinville, Louisiana



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    Bienvenue House Bed and Breakfast

    Saint Martinville, Louisiana

    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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    Mary Jane's Bridge

    Broussard, Louisiana

    4.8 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Shadows on the Teche

    New Iberia, Louisiana

    8.4 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    T'Frere's House Bed and Breakfast

    Lafayette, Louisiana

    11.5 miles from Saint Martinville, 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

    12.5 miles from Saint Martinville, LA

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


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    Joseph Jefferson Mansion

    New Iberia, Louisiana

    13.4 miles from Saint Martinville, LA

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


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    Saint Charles Borromeo - Retreat House

    Arnaudville, Louisiana

    24 miles from Saint Martinville, 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

    24.2 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Marland's Bridge

    Sunset, Louisiana

    25.1 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Oaklawn Manor

    Franklin, Louisiana

    29.2 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Charles Burr Ln Bridge

    Opelousas, Louisiana

    32.5 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Rice Theatre

    Crowley, Louisiana

    32.8 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Susie Plantation

    Franklin, Louisiana

    33.9 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Charlene Richard - St. Edwards Church Cemetery

    Church Point, Louisiana

    35.1 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Ghostly Hitchhiker

    Port Barre, Louisiana

    36.4 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Nicholson Home

    Washington, Louisiana

    36.4 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Cottage Plantation

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    39.3 miles from Saint Martinville, 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

    40 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Parlange Plantation House

    New Roads, Louisiana

    40.5 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Eunice Public Library

    Eunice, Louisiana

    43.1 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Pleasant Hall - Room 312

    Saint Martinville,

    44 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    USS Kidd

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    44.2 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Spanish Moon

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    44.3 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Highland Road and Lee Drive

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    44.3 miles from Saint Martinville, LA

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


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    Old State Capitol

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    44.4 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Guaranty Income Life and Broadcasting Building

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    44.7 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Miller Cemetery - Headless Cemetery

    Eunice, Louisiana

    44.8 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Old State Penitentiary

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    44.8 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Madewood Plantation

    Napoleonville, Louisiana

    52 miles from Saint Martinville, LA


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    Houmas House Plantation

    Donaldsonville, Louisiana

    53.7 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Myrtles Plantation

    St. Francisville, Louisiana

    53.8 miles from Saint Martinville, LA

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


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    Rosedown Plantation

    St. Francisville, Louisiana

    53.9 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Oak Alley Plantation

    Vacherie, Louisiana

    63.6 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Ellender Hall - Nicholls State University

    Thibodaux, Louisiana

    65.8 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Devil's Swamp

    Schriever, Louisiana

    66.4 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Laurel Valley Village Plantation

    Thibodaux, Louisiana

    66.9 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Ardoyne Plantation House

    Schriever, Louisiana

    69.2 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Loyd Hall Plantation

    Cheneyville, Louisiana

    70 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Coteau Road

    Houma, Louisiana

    72 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    San Francisco Plantation House

    Reserve, Louisiana

    73.8 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Southdown Plantation House

    Houma, Louisiana

    75.3 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Elizabeth Town Hall

    Elizabeth, Louisiana

    76.7 miles from Saint Martinville, LA

    Probably the only thing to beware at this town hall are the very sketchy rumors of it being haunted. Very little anecdotal evidence exists to support the claims, but we'll include it for the sake of completeness.


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    Springfield Cemetery

    Springfield, Louisiana

    79.4 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Calcasieu Courthouse

    Lake Charles, Louisiana

    83 miles from Saint Martinville, LA

    Calcasieu Courthouse is said to be haunted by Toni Jo McQuiston (born Annie Beatrice McQuiston), a murderess and the only female to die in Louisiana’s electric chair. Toni was a beauty but a tough girl, into drugs and prostitution. But after she fell in love with Claude Henry (nicknamed Cowboy)at ...


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    Manchac Swamp

    Ponchatoula, Louisiana

    86.6 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Ormond Plantation

    Destrehan, Louisiana

    87.3 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Bayou Sale Road

    Dulac, Louisiana

    87.6 miles from Saint Martinville, LA

    People claim that a hitchhiking ghost haunts this road.


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    Alexandria Zoological Park

    Alexandria, Louisiana

    88.5 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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    Destrehan Plantation

    Destrehan, Louisiana

    88.7 miles from Saint Martinville, 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

    88.7 miles from Saint Martinville, 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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