Haunted New Orleans

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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The Ghosts of Pirates Alley

Early in New Orleans history, when it was still a territory that belonged to the French, it had a reputation for harboring pirates and smugglers. These outlaws would perform all manner of crime, depending on the individual in question. Because of the lack of law enforcement in those days, the city became an ideal location…

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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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Are There Really Such Things As Haunted People?

Everyone knows that there are haunted places. From houses to graveyards and everything in between, ghosts can cling to any location that they have a connection to upon death. For instance, the LaLaurie Mansion, where many were said to have experienced pain and anguish before their deaths, is said to be one of the most…

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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 Griffon House Ghosts of New Orleans

The ghosts of New Orleans are one of the greatest attractions in the haunted city. From the LaLaurie Mansion to the Sultan’s Palace, there’s a story to be heard around every corner. Another famous ghost story takes place in the Griffon House, sitting at 1447 Constance Street. It was a home, boarding house, storing facility…

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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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