The Haunting of Louisiana

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Based on the PBS documentary of the same name that aired across the country, The Haunting of Louisiana highlights many of the stories that would not fit into the one-hour television program.

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Based on the PBS documentary of the same name that aired across the country, The Haunting of Louisiana highlights many of the stories that would not fit into the one-hour television program.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565549050
  • Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/28/2001
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 808,199
  • Product dimensions: 5.84 (w) x 8.54 (h) x 0.66 (d)

Meet the Author

Barbara Sillery is an award-winning and prolific producer and writer with a penchant for the paranormal. She earned a bachelor's degree in theater and speech from Marywood University. Among her many credits are a successful internship with the Actor's Equity Theater in New York and a stint working for the theater as its stage manager. Sillery's passion for antiques introduced her to the world of the paranormal. Her fascination with the story behind each piece led her to write The Haunting of Louisiana and The Haunting of Mississippi, both published by Pelican. After many years in the New Orleans area, she moved to East Falmouth, Massachusetts, near her childhood home in New York and is enjoying exploring the fascinating stories of her New England home.
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Table of Contents

Foreword 9
Preface 11
Acknowledgments 13
1. America's Most Haunted Home 17
2. Ghostly Lagniappe 27
3. Solitary Apparitions 33
4. What Else Do They Leave Behind? 41
5. A Finger-Pointing Ghost and Buried Treasure 45
6. The Ghost and the Real Scarlett O'Hara 55
7. Mystery, Murder, and Mayhem at Loyd Hall 65
8. The Rising Spirits of Woodland 75
9. A Capitol Ghost 87
10. Ile Phantom 101
11. The Haunted Blacksmith Shop 109
12. Little Girl Lost 117
13. Battles, Balls, and Bats 121
14. The Haunted House 137
15. The Ghostly Decorator 147
16. The Singing Monk 153
17. The Legendary Widow Paris 163
18. Celtic Love Triangle 177
19. Ghosts with a Four-Star Rating 189
20. The Madam Who Won't Lie Still 199
Epilogue 211
Appendix Selected Haunted Sites 217
Selected Bibliography 221
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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 26, 2004

    Read it again and again!!

    The stories are of families from past and present who welcome you into the world of their home and the spirit's stories who reside in their home. Each story is of a place in its own world with a fantastic atmosphere of what life what like for the owners of these plantations and the lives of the spirits and entities left behind. Shorts stories, easy to read, hard to put the book down.

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