If you’re an adrenaline junkie, visiting haunted places can be one exciting adventure, but wait until something extra creepy happens and see if you’re still up for some scary feat.
What seems like an image of a person shows in a window behind the group. The women were all smiles except for the one that’s not supposed to be there. This photo on The Myrtle Plantation Facebook Page has reached nearly 2,000 post shares.
Various comments say that the image may be ‘Chloe’ who’s the plantation’s resident ghost.
The Legend of Chloe
In 1992, The proprietress of The Myrtles captured what appeared to be a slave girl standing between two of the building on the plantation.
The National Geographic Explorer filming crew agreed that the photograph captured of what seemed to be a ghost of a slave girl. This ghost showed up in the breezeway between the Butler’s Pantry of the mansion and The General’s Store. The National Geographic Explorer featured the picture in their documentary. They also suggested that a postcard should be made of the photograph.
The postcard is called the Chloe postcard.
The Myrtles Plantation Today
You may experience the splendor of the Myrtles Plantation and its antebellum aura in their circa 1796 National Historic Register plantation mansion. This mansion has been famous for its exciting and mystic history.
Surrounded by centuries-old live oak trees, the mansion boasts its 125-foot verandah, hand-painted stained glass, exquisite ornamental ironwork and open-pierced frieze work crown molding. The mansion also features its Baccarat crystal chandelier, Aubusson tapestry, gold-leafed French furnishings, Carrara marble mantels, and ghosts!
Daily offerings of Guided day tours and private tours are available in the Myrtles Plantation. Complimentary self-guided tours on the grounds can also be availed. Quench your horrific appetite by joining the Evening Mystery Tours that are available on Fridays and Saturdays. If you’re gravely interested in the history, you may stay overnight in one of their spacious accommodations.
The General’s Store may fit your urge to shop for locally made souvenirs and gifts.
Visit St. Francisville and choose among its 27 unique shops, 7 plantation homes, 14 eateries, and 14 other attractions. All of these pleasures are available for your longing to enjoy new places and adventures.