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This Abandoned Jail in Louisiana is the Stuff Nightmares are Made Of

There are a lot of strange abandoned buildings in Louisiana, but this abandoned jail in Deridder, LA might just be one of the most ominous. The jail was built in 1914 and from the beginning has been plagued with rumors of hauntings and spirits. And of course, once it stopped being used, the rumors just continued.

Can you believe all the things they discovered there? When you see this jail, do you think it is haunted? And what do you think they should do with it now? Let us know in the comments below – we love to hear your feedback! And if you’d like to read more stories about haunted Louisiana, check out our article here!

Kezia Kamenetz
Kezia Kamenetz is a native to southern Louisiana and lives in the Marigny neighborhood of New Orleans currently. When not writing about all the amazing things to be found in her state, her central passion is dreams and the wisdom they can offer, which you can learn more about by visiting