Myrtles Plantation: St. Francisville, Louisianavia myrtlesplantation.com
Just how many murders and deaths have occurred at Myrtles Plantation in Louisiana is up for debate; some say it’s as many as 10, while others think the only murder was one of the owners who got shot on his own property. However, there is a legend that one of the former slaves on the plantation killed her master’s family and still haunts the grounds, though no one knows for sure.
Pittock Mansion: Portland, OregonRigucci/Shutterstock
The Pittock Mansion now belongs to the city, but many believe it’s still the property of the ghosts who are said to reside there. Unlike other stories of haunted houses, this one has friendly ghosts. The mystery here, then, is why they are still there. Why do they make themselves known to people? If nothing bad happened, why haunt the mansion?