The LaLaurie Mansion
Delphine LaLaurie is one of the most controversial figures in the history of New Orleans. A descendant of a prominent Irish family LaLaurie married into money on three seperate occasions and was considered to be one of the most prominent women in the Crescent City. However, despite her immense wealth and prestigious spot in New Orlean’s upper crust LaLaurie was rumored to beat and mutilate slaves in her home for years. It was a loosely kept secret until a fire in her home led to a gruesome discovery when firefighters discovered what Madame Lalaurie was really up to. Join us as we take a deep dive into the haunted history of Delphie LaLaurie and the LaLaurie Mansion in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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