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When news of the findings was published in the local newspaper an angry mob drove LaLaurie and her family from the city.
St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 and Marie Laveau
Reports that the house is haunted have been rampant ever since. Many have claimed to hear screams of agony coming from the empty house. Others have seen apparitions of slaves walking about the property. There are reports of having been attacked by an angry slave in chains. Louis No. The water-logged, swampy soil upon which New Orleans is built makes digging more than a couple of feet impractical, especially if the reason for digging is burial of anything more substantial than a hamster. Peter Street just inside the current French Quarter. The solution was to avoid burial altogether and house the dead in aboveground tombs.
Louis Cemetery No. The tombs here are of whitewashed stucco-covered red brick and shine with their own eerie brilliance in the gloom of evening as well as the midday sun.
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The faithful also leave behind offerings of coins, pieces of herb, beans, bones, bags, flowers and other tokens in hopes of invoking her good will. Some believe Laveau materializes annually to lead the faithful in worship on St. The ghost is always recognizable, they say, thanks to the knotted handkerchief she wears around her neck.
A man once claimed to have been slapped by her while walking past her tomb.