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Real Haunts in Texas- Paranormal TX

Did you know Texas is home to dozens of REAL Haunted Places? From haunted roadways and buildings where the dearly departed still lurk among us, to burial grounds and sacred places that are haunted by spirits who seemingly want to stay in this world, Texas has some truly eerie landmarks and historical sites that are hot spots for paranormal activity. Texas's Real Haunts are home to ghosts and spirits year-round - they're not your average Halloween Haunt. Find out all about Texas's Haunted History, and learn all about haunted places across the state that are plagued with REAL ghosts, ghouls, apparitions, and things that go bump in the night!
 
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    The property on which the university sits has a questionable origin, but many find merit in the version of its history in which the property once belonged to a fisherman. As the legend goes, during the last decades of the fisherman's life, he was made many offers by the university to acquire the land, but time and again the fisherman refused. Ultimately, the University of Texas was able... Read More

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  •   Burleson House Waxahachie, TX
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    The Burleson House is a top contender for most haunted site in Texas. Once used by a family-owned honey company, the home was built in 1915, and has had numerous inhabitants. Most visitors to the home have had a ghostly encounter of some kind. Many have reported hearly disembodied voices, footsteps and doors opening or slamming on their own. There are a few known ghosts in the home,... Read More

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  •   Evergreen Cemetery El Paso, TX
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    This cemetery is believed to be haunted by a ghost boy who stands on the sidewalk and asks people passing by for a ride. This is said to occur in the early hours of morning. Other reports here include a mist and a strong smell near the train tracks behind the graveyard. Read More

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  •   W.E. Scott Theatre Fort Worth, TX
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    This theatre dates back to 1966 and was built with funds that were left by William Edrington Scott, who passed away from lung cancer. Scott himself is believed to be one of the ghosts that haunts this theater. He has been known to straighten his portraits if they're hanging crookedly due to the street vibrations. Kenneth Walker Yandle is another ghost that resides here. Yandle was an... Read More

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  •   Texas A&M Kingsville, TX
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    Every hall of the prestigious university is said to be inhabited by its own ghost. At Turner-Bishop Hall, the ghost of a young girl is said to play with the hair of students, drag furniture in empty rooms, run showers and unlock doors. Lewis Hall, another building on the campus, is said to be haunted by the ghost of a former female student who killed herself in the building. In addition... Read More

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    This campus is said to be haunted by the ghosts of Cavalrymen and a Victorian woman. Strange occurrences here include library books that have flown off the shelves and jukeboxes that play on their own. Many believe the place is haunted because the art center was once a jail, and the library was once parade grounds where military deserters were hanged. The dorms were also built on top of... Read More

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  •   Beckham Hotel Mineola, TX
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    This hotel was constructed in the 1880s and is believed to be quite haunted. One of the ghosts that lingers here is called Elizabeth and she has been spotted wearing a long dress and often carries a parasol. Reports say she is mostly seen on Mondays at about 3:00 AM on the stairs. Stories say she fell down the stairs and died. A young girl's spirit has also been seen looking through the... Read More

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  •   Austin Tavern Austin, TX
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    This tavern is believed to have once been a brothel and is said to be haunted by a prostitute named Emily who was murdered here. The story says her and her daughter were killed in the 1940s by soldiers. Reports here include being tapped, pinched and watched by something unseen. There have also been sounds of footsteps and a phantom pool game. Hazy apparitions and cold spots have also... Read More

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  •   Haunted Hill School Grapevine, TX
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    This building dates back to 1960 and was originally the Hill School of Grapevine (which stopped operating in 2013). The building is said to be pretty haunted. Kathy Edwards (Head of school) was in search of a building while this one was first being remodeled. Although the outside was remodeled, the inside was completely empty and had a huge hole. After the interior was remodeled is when... Read More

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  •   Schulman Theater Bryan, TX
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    This theater is believed to be haunted by a young man who resides in the projection rooms upstairs. Stories say he was murdered by his partner, who he was arguing with at the time, and his body was found the next day. People say his ghost appears behind you and whispers, and sometimes has been spotted standing next to the projectors. It is also said that his killer is still in prison to... Read More

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  •   La Carafe Houston, TX
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    The most haunted spot in this bar is said to be the upstairs that is unoccupied. People have reported hearing ghostly footsteps and items that move on their own as well as full-body apparitions of a large black male ghost. Read More

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  •   Abandoned Asylum San Antonio, TX
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    This abandoned building is rumored to be haunted and there have been reports of moaning, screaming and doors opening and closing on their own. Please note: this building is owned by the county and there is no trespassing allowed. The police hang around the area, so it is best not to try and enter. Read More

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  •   Cadillac Bar San Antonio, TX
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    This bar is rumored to be haunted by its former owner and former employee. The hostile spirit has been attributed to the female employer while the owner is said to be benign and mostly appears in the storage area. Read More

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    This building was built in 1887 by Joseph and Ida Dienger. It was originally a dry-goods grocery store with the family living upstairs. In 1991, the city bought the building, and this is only when the ghost stories came about. Locals say they have seen lights go on and off while the building is empty at night, voices have been heard in the halls, books have fallen off the shelves and a... Read More

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  •   Metz Elementary School Austin, TX
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    In 1990, the century-old school house was demoslished and replaced with a more modern building. The demolition process did not go smoothly, however, as many of the heavy machinery operators reported that their machines would unexpectedly and inexplicably turn off during operation. Several reports of workers falling from ladders and tools gone missing were made during the rebuilding... Read More

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  •   Rio Grande Plaza Hotel Laredo, TX
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    Some say that superstition plays a role at this hotel, which is the largest building in Laredo, and the only one to have a 13th floor. Other buildings have renumbered their floors to avoid having a 13th, for superstitious reasons. The ghost that resides here is said to be a helpful one, who has been seen cleaning the floors, while wearing his brown work uniform. There have also been... Read More

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  •   La Posada Hotel Laredo, TX
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    This hotel used to operate as a convent and it is now known for its eerie spirits that are said to haunt the place, including those of some nuns. It has been said that a ghost here will assume the form of a living employee to trick people, except it cannot speak. Cold spots and the sound of someone calling out names has been reported here as well, along with the moving and dropping of... Read More

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    The road that leads to this cemetery is called Bowden Rd., also known as Demon's Road. It was given this nickname because of all the hauntings that have been reported here. Locals warn visitors not to provoke the ghosts, as they have been known to follow people home. Someone reported a hand that came up out of a grave, grasping to pull someone down. There have been large handprints left... Read More

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  •   Hawks Street Haunting Bryan, TX
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    Like a real life horror film, residents of this home have been ripped from their beds in the midst of sleep by an unknown and unseen force. Residents have reported seeing objects fly about within rooms, creating a perilous situation for the inhabitants. Some have been pulled under the bed or locked inside rooms. Those who have experienced the worst horror inside the home, reported... Read More

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    On the third floor of this hall, a female student once jumped out of the window after playing with a Ouija board. Her ghost is believed to linger the place, causing the lights in the shower room to flicker at the same time each night - the time she died. Her apparition has been spotted at the end of the hall, wearing tattered clothing. At around 2:00 AM, it has also been reported that... Read More

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  •   Colonial Hotel Brownsville, TX
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    This hotel has had several reports of paranormal activity, according to the Texas Hauntings Society. Most of the activity occurred in Room 101, where unseen hands were felt grabbing at people underneath the sheets, and an eerie apparition of an infant was seen and heard. Read More

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    This hospital is rumored to be haunted by a ghostly nurse who likes to change the bedsheets and wander the halls of the empty fourth floor. Since 1936 there has been strange activity reported here. A psychic once claimed to sense a woman's spirit and a man who died in an elevator. Read More

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  •   Our Lady of the Lake University San Antonio, TX
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    This university is rumored to be haunted by deceased nuns as well as the mischievous ghost that alums have nicknamed Jack. Jack has been blamed for every prank and missing item in the dorms. Read More

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    This hospital dates back to the 1940s and closed its doors in 1988, leaving the ghosts of deceased patients to linger the place. People have said they have been slapped, kicked, punched or scratched by something unseen, and shadowy figures have been spotted in the halls. One of the spirits is believed to be a man named T.J., who died here of a heroin overdose. The location has been... Read More

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  •   Loretto Academy El Paso, TX
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    The bell tower at this private school is believed to be haunted by the ghost of a nun who died inside the tower. There are a few variations to the story: some say it was an accidental death, a suicide over pregnancy or murder through being locked and starved. Witnesses have reported seeing the nun's shadow pacing back and forth from within the tower. Read More

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  •   Blackbeard's on the Beach Corpus Christi, TX
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    Though no one can be sure the exact origin of the entity that dwells within this eatery located near the beautiful waters of Corpus Christi, but the mischievous spirit is known to slam doors, move salt and pepper shakers on tables, bang chairs against the ground and do other relatively harmless pranks. An amateur paranormal investigation reportedly recorded footsteps in the back dining... Read More

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  •   Anson Lights Anson, TX
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    These lights can be found sometimes by turning right at Alsupps toward the graveyard just outside of town. You then have to make a right turn down a dirt road that travels along the cemetery. Then, once you're at the crossroads, turn the car around so it is facing the main road. Turn off the engine, and flash the headlights three times. It is rumored that after a few minutes, a white... Read More

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  • USS Lexington Corpus Christi, TX
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    It is said that the retired US Navy vessel, the USS Lexington is said to be haunted by the ghost of the engine room operator, who died in battle. The operator, who name is unknown, was a kind man, and his ghost has never harmed a visitor to the engine room. Instead, visitors have reported that the ghost has offered them guided tours from an expert. Read More

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  •   Witches Gate Wichita Falls, TX
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    Witches Gate is a burned mansion that has many stories surrounding it. Some say a wealthy family resided here and that the mother went crazy and burned the house after her husband passed away. Another story says the house was broken into by robbers and that one of the young boys in the family managed to trap the robbers and set the house on fire, after killing everyone inside, including... Read More

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  •   Camino Real El Paso, TX
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    This hotel dates back to 1912 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is well known for its beautiful grand staircase and is believed to be haunted by a ghostly woman. She is said to walk throughout the halls wearing a white gown and a melancholy expression. She is often spotted in the basement of the hotel and is said to be an unhappy spirit. Read More

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    This hotel dates back to 1918 and is believed to be haunted by a ghostly elderly woman who has been spotted in the basement. There is one or two more female apparitions that have been seen wearing black veils. Police were once called to check on a strange woman wandering around one of the building's towers, and they found themselves trapped inside. The phones here have reportedly... Read More

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  •   Murders at Hammon and Hatton Wichita Falls, TX
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    Locals say a couple parked at this intersection to make out. A man in black knocked on their window, killing them as soon as they opened the window. The only clue that was found was a bloody hook that was said to be hanging on the railing nearby. The phantom couple has been seen standing near the railing at night. Read More

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  •   Von Minden Hotel Schulenburg, TX
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    This hotel building dates back to 1927 and is believed to be haunted by at least two ghosts. Most believe it is because there were two deaths that occurred here. A long time ago in Room #23, a railroad worker died in his sleep from an illness, and in Room #37, a World War II Veteran found out his girlfriend has married someone else while he was away at war, so he jumped to his death.... Read More

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    The Julia Ideson Building, the former public library of Houston now used as a research center, is said to be haunted by Jacob Frank Cramer, who once worked as a long-serving night watchman at the building. Cramer was known to play his violin in the top floors of the building late into the night. Library staff found his dead body on the library's top floor. However, it is said Cramer has... Read More

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  •   Ye Kendall Inn Boerne, TX
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    According to local stories, the spirits that live in this inn are said to be that of Erastus and Sarah Reed, who purchased the land where the inn stands back in 1859. At this time, the property was called The Old Reed House and was a stagecoach shop. Reports say the ghosts like to hang out in the lobby, the Marcella, and the Victoria Room. It has been said that a sign has flown off the... Read More

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    Urban Legend says if you drive around the corner to the bridge slowly with your headlights off, a mist will form into the shape of a person. It has been said the spirit is that of an older woman who died in a car accident here. Read More

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  •   Gage Hotel Marathon, TX
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    This hotel dates back to the 1920s and was built by Alfred Gage, who passed away less than a year after it was completed. The hotel is rumored to be haunted by the spirit of Gage himself. Witnesses have spotted apparitions on the front porch, in the patio gardens and in the halls. Room #10 is said to be one of the most active spots in the hotel, where a woman's voice has been heard... Read More

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  • Hotel Galvez Galveston, TX
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    This hotel is said to be the oldest on the island and is believed to have a haunted room (Room #505). People have reported that there is an eerie presence inside the room along with a mysterious scent of gardenias. Reports say that very few stay in this room, due to its eerie stories. Read More

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  • Littlefield House Austin, TX
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    The Littlefield House is the last renant of 19th century Victorian arhitechture. Commissioned by Major George Littlefield, a Confederate general and benefactor, remembered also as a southern gentleman, for $500,000, the house is now surrounded by the University of Texas at Austin. There are many ghostly tales associated with the Litllefield House. Staff members have resported very... Read More

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  •   Hotel Lawrence Dallas Dallas, TX
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    This hotel dates back to 1925 and is said to have a lot of eerie occurrences. Witnesses have reported feeling cold spots on the 10th floor, along with the sounds of footsteps and crying and strange shadows. Stories say in the 1940s, a woman either fell or jumped to her death from the presidential suite. A congressman may have committed suicide here as well. These occurrences are said to... Read More

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  •   Concordia Cemetery El Paso, TX
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    There are over 60,000 people buried in this cemetery, and many are said to linger the grounds as spirits. It has been said that the cemetery is so active with hauntings that the cafe across the street, L&J Cafe, is even said to get some ghostly business from the cemetery's ghosts. Read More

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  •   Spaghetti Warehouse Houston, TX
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    This location is rumored to have a ton of paranormal activity. The ghost stories surrounding the place usually center around an elevator shadt where one or more people fell to their deaths. Read More

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  •   Dr. White's Sanitorium Wichita Falls, TX
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    This former sanatorium, which was used to house tuberculosis patients in the early 20th century, has since been converted into a residential home. Prior to becoming someone's home, brave-hearted individuals who explored the once-abandoned building reported hearing water running in a sink in the basement, though the water had been disconnected from the building for many years. No one is... Read More

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  •   1895 Tarlton House Hillsboro, TX
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    This home, now a bed and breakfast, was built in 1895 by Mr. Tarlton, who is believed to still linger the location in spirit. Stories say he hanged himself on the third floor after his second wife passed away. People have reported hearing footsteps and feeling cool gusts of wind on their faces. In each room, there are journals for guests who have any eerie experiences during their stay. Read More

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  •   Victoria's Black Swan Inn San Antonio, TX
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    This location operates as a wedding venue and is rumored to have a variety of ghostly activity. There have been reports of eerie music, cold spots, full-body apparitions, dolls moving location and doors that open and close by themselves. Read More

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  •   Queen Isabel Inn Port Isabel, TX
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    This inn dates back to 1906 and was originally called Point Isabel Tarpon & Fishing Club. It has been visited by President-Elect Warren G. Harding in 1920 and is rumored to be haunted. The inn receives a remodel after damage from a hurricane in 1933 and 1967, but the inn remains the area's oldest hotel and business. Strange reports here include disembodied footsteps that have been heard... Read More

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  •   Jackson Square Apartments Amarillo, TX
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    Many murders have been carried out within the haunted walls of the Jackson Square Apartments in Amarillo, and eventually the gruesome trend forced the building to close and evict all residents. Several apparitions have been reported in the building, including the vision of a man hanging from a noose on one of the upper floors. Ghosts believed to be of the former residents who were... Read More

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  •   Presidio La Bahía Goliad, TX
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    This fort was founded in 1721 and was the site of many Texas Revolution conflicts including the Battle of Goliad and the Golaid Massacre. People have reported hearing cries of pain and seeing ghostly massacred soldiers. Read More

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  •   Baker Hotel Mineral Wells, TX
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    Two separate ghostly legends are told of Baker Hotel; the first is of a man who was killed after being trapped in a closing elevator door. The second is of a woman who committed suicide in the hotel after being spurned by a lover. The two spirits, and possible others, have appeared to visitors as growing orbs. Disembodied voices have been heard in the hotel, and phantom aromas have been... Read More

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  • Woman Hollering Creek Schertz, TX
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    Many believe this creek was named after La Larona (the Weeping Woman), who is known as the Hispanic boogey-woman. She has appeared everywhere and the story has always been this: a woman drowns her child in a lake/pond/ocean/bathtub/drainage ditch and then spends the rest of eternity waiting for her lost child, desperately looking for it. It is said that if you get too close to where she... Read More

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  •   Museum of the Southwest Midland, TX
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    This museum is believed to be haunted by a former owner, who was murdered here when the location was a private home. The ghost is said to haunted the upstairs of the building. Read More

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  •   Plaza Theatre El Paso, TX
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    This theatre dates back to 1930 and was originally a movie house that is believed to have several ghosts residing in it. There have been reports of lights turning on and off, an eerie red-orange light that has been seen traveling through the mezzanine and apparitions. Some of the apparitions seen here include a shadowy man wearing black and an elderly man smoking a cigarette. Also... Read More

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  • North Texas State Hospital Wichita Falls, TX
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    There are two buildings at this hospital that are rumored to be haunted. The Administration Building dates back to the 1920s and was once used to house mentally unstable patients. In this building, lights are known to go on and off by themselves, and people have heard moans, wails and the rattling of chains. There have also been reports of shadowy figures. In the "M" Building, a nurse's... Read More

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  •   Miss Molly's Hotel Fort Worth, TX
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    Miss Molly's Hotel has an illustrious past. At one time a speak easy, the bed and breakfast is located above a cafe in the historic shipyard district of Forth Worth, where many of the buildings are believed to be haunted. But many agree Miss Molly's is the most haunted of them all. There are 9 rooms, and visitors and the owners have reported ghostly encounters in each room. One visitor... Read More

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  •   Dimmit County Memorial Hospital Carrizo Springs, TX
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    People have reported that between 8 PM and 2 AM, a ghostly nurse wearing old-fashioned clothing can be spotted in the nursery. Read More

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  • Oakwood Cemetery Huntsville, TX
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    General Sam Houston is buried in this cemetery and it is also the home to a statue commonly called "Black Jesus." Legend says the bronze statue was erected over the grave of a five year old boy, and it soon turned deep black. No matter how much the statue was cleaned, its bronze color did not come back. It has been reported that even though the statue is posed with Jesus' hands palm up,... Read More

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  • Shafter Lake Andrews, TX
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    This lake was named after Major General William Rufus Shafter, who found it in 1875. The town became a ghost town after it lost a county-seat war with nearby Andrews. People say a ghostly Lady in White wanders the graveyard since that time, and that a phantom Confederate troop and their horses may come galloping by during the full moon. It is believed it is Shafter and his men. Read More

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  •   Camberly Gunter Hotel San Antonio, TX
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    Only large bloodstains offer any evidence that a heinous crime was committed within the Camberley Gunter Hotel in San Antonio, but many visitors have reported seeing the vision of a former maid. Legend holds that the maid was murdered in the 1960s, after she unexpectedly came across a murderer lurking in a room of the hotel. He killed the woman and escaped out a window. Read More

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  •   Magoffin Homestead El Paso, TX
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    This home dates back to 1875 when it was built by El Paso mayor Joseph Magoffin. His family lived in the home until 1976, when the City of El Paso and the State of Texas purchased it. The location is believed to be haunted by a few ghosts, including that of Charles Richardson, Joseph Magoffin’s brother-in-law and best friend. Another is Uncle Charlie who rocks in in the rocking chair... Read More

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  •   The Crazy Water Hotel Mineral Wells, TX
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    This building now operates as a retirement and assisted-living community but was once the Crazy Water Hotel. It was built in the 1920s over the site of a well, and legend says that the hotel's name comes from the story of a mentally unstable woman who went there every day to drink the water until she was cured. There have been reports of a little girl's apparition in the basement of the... Read More

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  •   The Hamilton Hotel Laredo, TX
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    This hotel building is said to be one of the tallest in Laredo and dates back to 1900. An additional 9 floors were added in 1923 and people have reported that they have heard the ghostly sounds of children playing and running throughout the building. There have also been reports of furniture moving on its own, elevators that operate by themselves and lights that go on and off on their... Read More

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  •   Devil's Bridge San Antonio, TX
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    It has been said that someone or something will catch rocks that are thrown inside, and that the thrower will not be able to hear the rock land. The darkness here is said to be so dense that headlights cannot penetrate it for more than a couple feet. Read More

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    Several entities reguarly reveal themselves at the University of the Incarnate Word. The figure of a young boy bouncing a ball has been seen on multiple ocassions on the third floor of the administration building. The fourth floor had once been used as a quarentine for tuberculosis, and it is said that the spirits of many patients who died there continue to linger until this day. The... Read More

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    This museum is housed inside the Champion Building, which was built in 1899 as a dry goods store and private residence. Now as a museum, it houses Mexican artifacts from the U.S. Mexican War and features a well-known fish mural painted by a local fisherman in 1906. The building is rumored to be haunted by a young boy and ghostly cat. Read More

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  • Dayton Lake Estates Dayton Lakes, TX
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    This abandoned house dates back to the 1960s, when a developer and his wife lived there. There are two versions of the horror story that accompanies this home, now desolate, far off a dirt trail along an unmarked dead end. The first version of the story features a cheating husband being discovered, and ultimately murdered along with his mistress by his enraged wife. In the other version,... Read More

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  •   Mulberry Manor Sweetwater, TX
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    Mulberry Manor no longer operates as a bed and breakfast inn and may be up for sale as of 2016. The location was once a hospital during the Civil War and a mental institution in the early 1900s. People say they have spotted the apparition of a Civil War general as a reflection all throughout the home, and the shoes of a nurse have been heard walking down the concrete stairways. This is... Read More

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  •   Old Hospital Alice, TX
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    No longer in operation, The Old Hospital was believed to be haunted while it was open. There were reports of call bells ringing on their own, even when they were unplugged. Some have reported seeing lights flicker in the windows and have heard moaning coming from the building. In more recent years the hospital was used as the location for Halloween haunted houses, but according to at... Read More

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  •   Port Isabel Cemetery Port Isabel, TX
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    This cemetery began with workers on El Fronton de Santa Isabel Ranch since the 1840s, although the oldest gravestones that still stand are from the 1880s. In 1849, this graveyard became a Catholic cemetery (French Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate), but people of all faiths are buried on the grounds. A young boy's apparitions has been spotted wandering throughout the cemetery. Read More

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  •   Christus Santa Rosa Hospital San Antonio, TX
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    This hospital was established in 1869 as San Antonio's first private hospital. It is rumored to be haunted by a headless nun. Read More

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  •   The Alamo San Antonio, TX
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    The Alamo was originally built as a mission, which served as a base to Christianize Native Americans in the 18 Century. The mission became a fort during the Texan Revolution, a series of battles between the Mexican army and a militia of Texans and adventurers who gathered in Texas to defeat the Mexican army. At the Alamo in February and March of 1836, a two-week battle raged between 146... Read More

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    This hall tells a ghostly story of a janitor who died after stashing his money somewhere in the building. Another story tells of a female student who was murdered by her boyfriend at a tea party held by the dean in the 1930s or 1940s. A third story tells of a professor who murdered a student he impregnanted to cover his dirty deed. It has been said that a phantom car drives up to the... Read More

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  •   The Menger Hotel San Antonio, TX
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    Considered by many locals and paranormal enthusiasts to be the most haunted site in San Antonio, the Menger Hotel is said to even be frequented by the ghost of Teddy Roosevelt. The former Bull-Moose president would recruit men to join his Rough Riders calvery. Lesser known ghosts are also said to haunt the site. One is the ghost of a young maid who once worked at the hotel and was... Read More

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  •   Devil's Backbone Texas Hill Country, TX
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    Devil's Backbone is a beautiful scenic spot that is believed to be haunted by a Native American cattle herder named Drago, a ghostly wolf and the widow of a fatally injured miner. Other ghosts that have been spotted here include Confederate soldiers, Spanish monks, and an apparition that shows up on the hoods of cars as they drive along Purgatory Road. Read More

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  •   Alamo Quarry Theatre San Antonio, TX
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    There are rumors surrounding this theater that say a body was buried in the foundation, which is why many believe it is haunted. Witnesses have reported cold spots and problems with the lights. Some who have worked at the theater have said they've spotted the ghost of a child in the projection room. Read More

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  •   Baker Mansion Weatherford, TX
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    This mansion was built in 1894 by JD Baker's son Charles, who is believed to be the ghost that haunts the place. Charles disappeared mysteriously in 1908 and witnesses have reported shadows on the stairs, touches from unseen hands, aggressive pounding coming from the basement and eerie figures. Read More

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  •   Southwind Inn Port Isabel, TX
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    Both employees and visitors have reported spotting apparitions at this inn. Reports say there are ghostly children that reside here and a woman from the Victoria-era that likes to hang out on the third floor. Read More

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    This location is said to be haunted by a ghostly woman who appears in an upper window of a 2-story house at the southwest end of the complex. Some believe she is the wife of the rancher who originally built the house. Read More

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  • The Huebner-Onion House Leon Valley, TX
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    This house is believed to be haunted by some of the former residents. People have reported hearing strange noises that indicate someone is climbing the stairs. Read More

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  •   Driskill Hotel Austin, TX
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    This location is believed to be haunted and witnesses have reported hearing sounds of people upstairs when no one is up there, and feeling something unseen touching their arms and face. Apparitions have also been seen sitting in chairs or standing at the windows. The historic hotel also houses a portrait of a young girl holding flowers on the third floor. People say that when they look... Read More

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    This cafe is rumored to be haunted by a lively ghost who is said to be the original owner, Charlie Wunsche. The ghost seems to enjoy playing mischievous pranks such as holding the doors closed, hiding things and messing around with electronics. He has been spotted by employees and they believe that he is just looking out for the place. Read More

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  •   Belle Plaine Cemetery Belle Plain, TX
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    In this true western ghost town with a once rich and prosperous history, is a cemetery where the town's earliest inhabitants were laid to rest. The town of Belle Plain was established in 1870, but was abandoned within 25 years. One legend that surrounds the cemetery involves two young lovers. As the story goes, the father of the young woman killed her boyfriend in an effort to keep the... Read More

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  •   Historic Ott Hotel Liberty, TX
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    This historic hotel, a local attraction during the roaring 1920s, now features its fair share of paranormal activity. Quite a few ghosts are known to haunt the halls of this old hotel, including those of Joshua and Anna, a husband and wife who are said to have died at the hotel, being struck by the same bullet. The legend holds that Joshua discovered Anna was having an affair with a man... Read More

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  •   Tarpon Inn Port Aransas, TX
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    This hotel dates back to 1886 and is said to be haunted. A guest has reported that at 3 AM, their bathroom glowed pink. Voices have also been heard above them and in the shower, and cold spots have also been felt everywhere. Read More

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  •   Renaissance Dallas Hotel Dallas, TX
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    Local legend says a man jumped to his death from the hotel's roof and landed on the west side of the building. People have reported unexplained sounds coming from the rooms and that the area of the roof is haunted. Read More

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    The ghost that is said to haunt this hospital is believed to be Mr. Davis himself. Employees have reported that doors open and close on their own and medicine has been knocked to the ground. Read More

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