“Madame LaLaurie Mansion” The most haunted house in New Orleans.
Meet “LaLaurie’s mansion” the home of a woman who was so evil, that the American Horror Story: Coven series made her one of the characters.
It´s said that New Orleans is the most haunted city in the United States, as the history of the city has been marked by voodoo culture and ghost legends.
Madame LaLaurie story
One of the women who are part of the dark history of New Orleans is Madame Delphine LaLaurie, who spread horror during 1831 and 1834.
People believed that Madame Delphine was a kind woman of the upper class, who loved and respected her slaves, until one night, when it was discovered that she was diabolic with those who served her.
When the other inhabitants of the town knew of these fierce practices, they entered the mansion by force to save Delphine’s slaves, but to their surprise, what they found on the top floor was worse than they imagined, it was a camera of torture where there were lots of lifeless bodies, they had been subjected to twisted experiments for months.
Before she was caught, Madame Delphine LaLaurie escaped to Paris, to start a new life; although there is also the rumor that never escaped, but in search of revenge, a witch was responsible for punishing her.
The mansion is located at 1140 Royal St. in the French Quarter, it´s one of the most tourist destinations in New Orleans for horror lovers, so if you are one of them, you can take an epic photograph outside the mansion; Look at your picture well, you may see some ghostly presence, because it´s presumed that the house is haunted.
Although we would love it, it´s not possible to access the house, as it´s private property. What you can do is take a ghost tour with a guide who will tell you the chilling story of the mansion, as well as other haunted places in New Orleans, which you can walk to.
Would you dare to go to Madam LaLaurie’s house?