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Beauregard-Keyes House –
Haunted Place: The Beauregard-Keyes House
1113 Charles Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
Can be found across from the Convent of
Ursula in the French Quarter.
This grand mansion, built in 1812, is a
strong candidate for being the most haunted house in New Orleans. A
General Pierre Gustave Toutant de Beauregard lived in this house
until 1869. General Beauregard was the commanding officer of the
southern troops at the bloody battle at Shiloh.
* At 2:00 in the morning, on foggy, moonlit
nights, General Beauregard and his troops materialize out of the
wood paneled walls along the hallway near the ballroom. The living
are treated to the clattering footsteps of his entire phantom
troops. All the soldier apparitions and the General appear in full
Confederate dress uniform, and then slowly turn bloody and
tattered, as if they are revisiting their bloody battle.
* Also, an apparition fiddler player and
dancing entities have their own dance party in the ballroom,
complete with fiddle music, perhaps reenacting a happier time.