The Haunted Bar That’s Been Around Since Before Louisiana Was Even A State

Louisiana certainly isn’t a stranger to the paranormal. From historic homes to spooky swamps and even haunted oak trees, the Bayou State is rich with ghostly tales of the paranormal. This one particular bar has a fascinating past, and it’s been around since before Louisiana was even a state. So next time you find yourself at this historic bar and you think you see something out of the corner of your eye, don’t be too quick to brush it off as just a side effect of that tasty beverage you’ve been sipping on.

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You can find Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop Bar at 941 Bourbon St., New Orleans, LA 70116.

Have you ever had a paranormal experience at Lafitte’s or at other haunted spots in Louisiana? We’d love to hear all about your ghostly encounters in the comments below!