Hear now the tragic tale of one Marguerite O’Donnell, a Bourbon Street showgirl whose love triangle life reads like the pages of a dramatic play. Her heartbroken ghost is said to have killed her younger lover in a fiery rage, quite literally.
We live in New Orleans, so yes, we know, there’s no shortage of ghost stories. Yes, we all know about Madame LaLaurie and Marie Laveau, but what about the other ghosts. There’s just so many calling out for us to see them.
Cruel experiments. Suicide, murder and looting. Blood dripping from the ceilings of a Garden District home.
At sunset, he could be seen peering down on the street, horns and all.
In the aftermath of the Second World War, the ghost of Madame Mineurecanal and her terrier began to appear.
Stop me if you’ve heard this one: a priest and a dog walk into a cemetery… and never leave.
In New Orleans, we know a thing or two about hauntings. Whether you believe or not, here are 10 things that claim to be able to help.
Furniture moving, unexplainable ghostly hands and gruesome ghost sightings surround the tale of the Old Carrollton Jail.
Blood pouring into the streets, scores of hacked limbs strewn about a stately mansion, a Sultan’s brother buried alive in the garden. Wild parties, foreign intrigue, mass murder, brutal revenge! Sex! Pirates! And in the aftermath, the macabre haunting of one of the French Quarter’s most venerable buildings.
Pere Dagobert’s tale is one of a heroic, singing 18th-century icon who clearly loves New Orleans too much to leave it.