Are your interests a bit on the morbid side? Do you like strange folklore? Are Louisiana musicians your favorite? If so, then this is the list for you! Many famous people have called the Bayou State their home over the years. Whether they were born here or fell in love with the state's fantastic cultures later in life, Louisiana has been home to many famous musicians, actors, and historical figures!

Louisiana's cultural influence has been attracting creative people for centuries, and as a result, many of these figures made Louisiana their final resting place.

The following is a list of graves of famous people in our great state that you can visit yourself. You can use this list as a guide to take your own state-wide grave tour.

Quite a bit of Louisiana's tourism comes from folks wanting to see the final resting places of many of our cultural and historical figures. This list includes people who changed music forever, those who honored and protected Louisiana culture, and even a few spooky historical figures!

The list ranges from famous music artists, to New Orleans Voo-Doo Queens, and more. Check out some of the great characters throughout history who have been laid to rest in Louisiana.

We DO NOT encourage anyone to damage or desecrate any marker belonging to the following graves pictured. If you plan on making a graveyard tour, we encourage you to take only pictures, and to follow the rules of the graveyard you are visiting. Never trespass on a graveyard after closing hours.

60 of the Most Famous Graves in Louisiana

Some of the most famous and recognizable names in America's History are buried right here in Louisiana. Some are natives, some aren't. From war heroes to global icons to musical legends to folk heroes, Louisiana has all kinds of pieces of history in the state. Here are 60 of the most famous and recognizable, including several who may have ties to Shreveport-Bossier that you didn't realize - for instance, did you know the guy that wrote the screenplays for all the Planet of the Apes movies is local? We didn't!

Check out just a small piece of all the history you can visit here in the Bayou State.

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