Ghost Tours

Old Beauregard’s Ghost

Just across from the Ursuline Convent on Chartres Street is the former home of General P. G. T. Beauregard. General Beauregard was the man who fired the shots at Fort Sumter, kicking off the Civil War. The house was taken over by a writer named Miss Keyes. She restored the home to the state it is…

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New Online Store Launch

Witches Brew Tours is proud to announce the launch of our new online store! In this store, we’re providing shirts, tank tops, coffee mugs and throw pillows with an assortment of handmade designs. Each design is unique and themed around various ghost tour destinations. LaLaurie Mansion Design The first of our new designs is a…

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Spirits of the Battle of New Orleans

Everyone knows about the American Revolutionary War. It was a bloody war, in which both sides fought over taxes, control and more. But not as many know about the War of 1812, in which America battled the United Kingdom and its allies. Many battles took place during this war, but none quite compared to the…

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Jackson Square: Gathering Place of Ghosts

If you visit the city of New Orleans, you’re sure to hear the name Jackson Square from one of the locals. This 2-block area, bounded by Decatur, St. Peter, St. Ann and Chartres Streets, has been a landmark in New Orleans since the early 18th century. In those days, when NOLA was still a French…

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Ghost Hunting: A Brief History

Chances are, if you’re reading this article you most likely have an interest in the paranormal. Well, you’re not alone. A recent poll showed that around 45% of Americans believe that ghosts exist or claim to have seen one in their lifetime. But there are also a more extreme group of believers: ghost hunters. These…

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What Is An EVP?

There are many ways to gather evidence of the paranormal. These range from small audio waves to infrared lighting and everything in between. In particular, one of these pieces of evidence seems to stand out above the rest. This key piece of evidence is the EVP, or Electronic Voice Phenomenon. These are voices or sounds…

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Apparitions Caught On Camera During Ghost Tours

Turn on your television and change it to a paranormal program or simply search “evidence of ghosts” and you’ll surely see it: ghosts appearing on photo. Many people have a story of capturing a ghostly apparition in a photo, although many do not understand why these spectral entities appear. A ghost tour is a great…

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Ghost Tours During Food and Wine Festival

New Orleans is a fascinating city with hundreds of fantastic events to attend throughout the year. These events range from festivals to ghost tours. In May of 2018, New Orleans will be hosting its Food and Wine Experience. It’s a function that allows visitors to enjoy the culinary delicacies of the beautiful city. Because of…

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The Jimani House: Haunted Places in New Orleans

There is an abundance of haunted places in New Orleans. Many of these notable locations are as old as the city itself, established by its founders. Built in 1848, the Jimani House has one of the darkest histories of any building in the city. This bar, which still operates today, hosts an assortment of terrifying…

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Ghost Stories and Their Origin

If you’ve ever been at a campfire at night or a scary ghost tour in New Orleans, you’ve surely heard your fair share of ghost stories. These stories often detail terrifying apparitions or shocking paranormal events. For centuries, they’ve left chills on the spines of many. But where did these famous ghost stories originate? The…

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