There have been many famous people come and go from Louisiana. Some were born and spent their whole life in the Bayou State, and some fell in love with it later in life. Either way, many of those people also chose Louisiana as 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 just in time for spooky season. 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.

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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