Chloe was a slave in the house of the Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville, Louisiana who had a bad habit of listening at keyholes. Caught one day in the act by the Master of the house, he lopped off her ear as punishment. For revenge, she baked a cake containing poison. It killed the master's wife and two daughters. Chloe fled the house and was lynched by field slaves on the plantation for the wicked light she cast on the rest of them.

Chloe was a slave in the house of the Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville, Louisiana who had a bad habit of listening at keyholes. Caught one day in the act by the Master of the house, he lopped off her ear as punishment. For revenge, she baked a cake containing poison. It killed the master's wife and two daughters. Chloe fled the house and was lynched by field slaves on the plantation for the wicked light she cast on the rest of them.

Real-Life Haunted Houses:   These creaky homes and hotels have a hair-raising history they just can’t escape – and visitors that just won’t leave BY AMY SCHELLENBAUM. The Myrtles Plantation: Visitors of the St. Francisville, Louisiana plantation tell stories of a young woman wandering its halls wearing a distinctive green bonnet. It’s rumored to be the ghost of a young slave Chloe, who wore her bonnet to conceal a missing ear.

7 Real-Life Haunted Houses with Hair-Raising Histories

Real-Life Haunted Houses: These creaky homes and hotels have a hair-raising history they just can’t escape – and visitors that just won’t leave BY AMY SCHELLENBAUM. The Myrtles Plantation: Visitors of the St. Francisville, Louisiana plantation tell stories of a young woman wandering its halls wearing a distinctive green bonnet. It’s rumored to be the ghost of a young slave Chloe, who wore her bonnet to conceal a missing ear.

Hurricane Katrina Ghost Photo from Terry Leblanc. Haunted New Orleans Tours available for brave hearts.

Hurricane Katrina Ghost Photo from Terry Leblanc. Haunted New Orleans Tours available for brave hearts.

The ever-popular and historically haunted Myrtles Plantation is nestled deep in the southern shadows in St. Francisville, Louisiana.This particular home has been noted as “One of America’s Most Haunted Homes”, and sparks the interest of avid ghost hunters, and those who are simply curious about the circulated rumors of haunts and spirits of the haunted Myrtles Plantation on an annual basis.

The ever-popular and historically haunted Myrtles Plantation is nestled deep in the southern shadows in St. Francisville, Louisiana.This particular home has been noted as “One of America’s Most Haunted Homes”, and sparks the interest of avid ghost hunters, and those who are simply curious about the circulated rumors of haunts and spirits of the haunted Myrtles Plantation on an annual basis.

St. Francisville, LA Myrtles Plantation Gardenhloe – a former slave who was allegedly hung on the premises for killing two little girls. (Those murders and even the existence of Chloe are in question.) The ghosts of the two murdered children have been seen playing on the veranda.

St. Francisville, LA Myrtles Plantation Gardenhloe – a former slave who was allegedly hung on the premises for killing two little girls. (Those murders and even the existence of Chloe are in question.) The ghosts of the two murdered children have been seen playing on the veranda.

Item #81: Stay at the Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville, Louisiana--haunted! (This one is a maybe)

Item #81: Stay at the Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville, Louisiana--haunted! (This one is a maybe)

Dating back to the late 18th century, The Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville, Louisiana is said to be one of the most haunted homes in America.  This photo purports to be the ghost of Chloe, a slave girl whose ear was cut off by her owner, Clark Woodruff.

Dating back to the late 18th century, The Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville, Louisiana is said to be one of the most haunted homes in America. This photo purports to be the ghost of Chloe, a slave girl whose ear was cut off by her owner, Clark Woodruff.

Haunted Louisiana:  This home was purchased recently by my friend, post Katrina. There was no one in the house when the photo was taken. Notice the woman standing in the left upstairs window. Possibly a dog also?

Haunted Louisiana: This home was purchased recently by my friend, post Katrina. There was no one in the house when the photo was taken. Notice the woman standing in the left upstairs window. Possibly a dog also?

Haunted Houses in Louisiana

Haunted Houses in Louisiana

icolas Cage (Born Nicholas Kim Coppola; January 7, 1964) is a popular American actor, film director, and producer.  Cage bought a home in New Orleans, Louisiana which has him so spooked he refuses to sleep there, despite paying nearly $3.5 million (GBP1.9 million) for the estate.   Purchased in 2007, the Lalaurie Mansion is reportedly one of the most severely haunted houses in the U.S. (which Cage knew before the purchase).   Built in the 1830's, the house is right up the street from Brad…

icolas Cage (Born Nicholas Kim Coppola; January 7, 1964) is a popular American actor, film director, and producer. Cage bought a home in New Orleans, Louisiana which has him so spooked he refuses to sleep there, despite paying nearly $3.5 million (GBP1.9 million) for the estate. Purchased in 2007, the Lalaurie Mansion is reportedly one of the most severely haunted houses in the U.S. (which Cage knew before the purchase). Built in the 1830's, the house is right up the street from Brad…

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