A French Quarter Investigation

A French Quarter Investigation

There’s something about a good thunderstorm that gets the paranormal juices flowing. They say electromagnetic fields are affected by barometric pressure. Energies need energy, so a supercharged thunderstorm can give the ghosts a little boost — so I’m told. And it rains a lot in New Orleans.

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Voodoo, Love, Murder: Welcome to the French Quarter

Voodoo, Love, Murder: Welcome to the French Quarter

Their ambition to live the Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler life was not dampened by Hurricane Katrina They set up a makeshift bar on the street and served drinks to the thirsty survivors. They threw together meals from what was available and fed their neighbors. They were inseparable and indestructible. They were the Darlings of the French Quarter until something went terribly wrong.

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Hotel Villa Convento: Quaint, Charming, Haunted

Hotel Villa Convento: Quaint, Charming, Haunted

Hotel Villa Convento’s room 209 holds the macabre legend of suicide. It’s believed that a man took his own life inside 209 while living there. Today, guests in 209 claim to hear voices and have their personal belongings get moved around the room without their knowledge

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Nuns, Fires, Girls, Vampires

Nuns, Fires, Girls, Vampires

The ship from France left in 1727 and arrived in New Orleans in 1728. Once docked, a group of young, rather pale girls walked off the ship carrying all of their worldly possessions in small wooden casquettes. These young women would become known as The Casket Girls of the French Quarter.

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Voodoo, Love, Murder: Welcome to the French Quarter

Voodoo, Love, Murder: Welcome to the French Quarter

Their ambition to live the Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler life was not dampened by Hurricane Katrina They set up a makeshift bar on the street and served drinks to the thirsty survivors. They threw together meals from what was available and fed their neighbors. They were inseparable and indestructible. They were the Darlings of the French Quarter until something went terribly wrong.

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Hotel Villa Convento: Quaint, Charming, Haunted

Hotel Villa Convento: Quaint, Charming, Haunted

Hotel Villa Convento’s room 209 holds the macabre legend of suicide. It’s believed that a man took his own life inside 209 while living there. Today, guests in 209 claim to hear voices and have their personal belongings get moved around the room without their knowledge

read more
Nuns, Fires, Girls, Vampires

Nuns, Fires, Girls, Vampires

The ship from France left in 1727 and arrived in New Orleans in 1728. Once docked, a group of young, rather pale girls walked off the ship carrying all of their worldly possessions in small wooden casquettes. These young women would become known as The Casket Girls of the French Quarter.

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Ghosts were created when the first man woke in the night. ~ Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1st Baronet, OM