Louisiana June 17, 2015
10 Abandoned Places In Louisiana That Nature Is Reclaiming
Louisiana is no stranger to abandoned places. These 12 places throughout the state are as gorgeous as they are spooky!
1) Le Beau House
Built in 1854, this Arabi, LA landmark has been abandoned since it was part of the Jai Alai Casino Complex in the 1940's.
2) Kisatchie High School
This building stopped being the Kisatchie, LA high school in 1962 and has stood abandoned ever since.
3) Tugboat in the Mississippi River
This abandoned boat was found in Buras, LA.
4) Keachi Women's College
This abandoned college in Keachi, LA was once home to wounded soldiers during the civil war.
5) Charles Boldt Paper Mill
This mill was built in the early 20's, and was shut down during the Great Depression in 1934. It's been standing in New Iberia, LA ever since.
6) Six Flags New Orleans
This legendary abandoned amusement park has been empty since just before Katrina in 2005.
This epic abandoned amusement park deserves two pictures!
7) Abandoned Gas Station
Somehow still standing, this abandoned gas station can be found in Cheneyville, LA
8) Elise Reuss Memorial School, Iberville Parish, LA
This building was built in 1907 in the loving memory of daughter Elise Bertha Christine Reuss. It now sits just outside of White Castle, LA.
9) Old Abandoned Church
This haunting church was found in Chackbay, LA.
10) Ruined Sugar Mill
The broken down mill sits as a landmark for the once active Laurel Valley Sugar Plantation.
Some of these pictures were taken up to five years ago…does anyone know the latest on any of these abandoned places? Answer in the comments below!