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My Favorite Haunted Places Along the Gulf Coast

As many of our readers know, I spent most of last summer and fall (and part of winter) along the Gulf Coast. Not only did I find the weather was beautiful, but I also found rich history and folklore. During that period, I was able to visit some pretty interesting places in cities like Naples, […]

Do Tortured Dead Stalk the Beauregard-Keyes House?

[Mysteriousheartland.com] An architect from Baltimore named Francois Correjolles designed this historic Greek-Revival style New Orleans home at 1113 Chartres Street in 1826. Over the decades, it has had many residents, including Confederate General Pierre Gustav Toutant Beauregard, hero of the First Battle of Bull Run. Since 1970, the Keyes Foundation has opened the house for […]

Hotel Monteleone’s Unsettled Guests

[Mysteriousheartland.com] Hotel Monteleone is such a fixture of cultural life in New Orleans, the city’s fabled French Quarter is said to begin in its lobby. Antonio Monteleone, a Sicilian immigrant, opened this beautiful and historic Beaux-Arts style hotel at 214 Royal Street in 1886. Easily recognizable, it is the only high-rise building in New Orleans. […]

Inside New Orleans’ Necropolis

[Mysteriousheartland.com] Opened in New Orleans in 1789, Saint Louis Cemetery No. 1 is one of the most famous cemeteries in the United States, if not the world. It is a Roman Catholic burial ground that replaced St. Peter Cemetery after a fire devastated the city in 1788. Located off North Claiborne Avenue between Iberville and […]

Seven Plead Guilty in LeBeau Plantation Fire

[MysteriousHeartland.com] Seven men have plead guilty to setting fire to the infamous LeBeau Manor in Arabi, Louisiana. On Friday, November 22, 2013, the men, ages 17 to 31, were drinking and smoking pot when they became upset that they could not summon the ghosts that allegedly haunted the 159 year old mansion. At the time […]