The Spooky Cemeteries of South Louisiana


St. Patrick Catholic Church Cemetery in Port Sulphur, Louisiana ( 29.462797° N, -89.679042° W): This cemetery was flooded by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

Cemetery in Port Sulphur, Louisiana After Hurricane Katrina (Aero-Data Corporation, 2005)

Cemetery in Port Sulphur, Louisiana After Hurricane Katrina (Aero-Data Corporation, 2005)

St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 in New Orleans, Louisiana ( 29.959415° N, -90.071471° W): This cemetery founded in 1789 contains the tomb of voodoo queen, Marie Laveau.

St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, New Orleans, Louisiana (Louisiana State Museum, ca. 1880-1920)

St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, New Orleans, Louisiana (Louisiana State Museum, ca. 1880-1920)

St. Roch Cemetery ( 29.975444° N, -90.052019° W): This cemetery is known  for its odd collection of prosthetic limbs and crutches left as offerings in recognition for St. Roch’s intercessions.

 

 

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