The Mortuary

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This is a Victorian Mansion on Canal Street in New Orleans, It was originally built as a family home later sold to a Notary in 1923, and in 1928 information was brought to attention that it was purchased on on behalf of PJ McMahon which turned it into a grand funeral home. It has over a mile radius of graves and in between the year of 1930 to 2003 over 20,000 funerals took place and their body fluids flushed down the basement. Not to mention being surrounded by the city of the dead. It is documented by a paranormal investigation team. Now it has switched hands and is a Haunted House and only opened at Halloween. For what you mean, they turned it into a HAUNTED HOUSE. I’ve been to see this place of wonder at night, and my daughter screaming to me that she seen a ghost in the cemetery connected to the house as we pulled away. It sent shivers down my spine. And the legend

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2 Responses

  1. I love this. Thanks for posting it.

  2. How cool! We have two old mansions in downtown Mobile that were used as mortuaries. One belonged to a great-great-aunt and cousins of mine. Imagine going to a funeral and running into a family portrait hanging in one of the rooms! Family was not aware that the portrait had been left when they sold the house. RB

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