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Shafter Lake - Real Andrews Haunted Place

   
  • 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.
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  • No Public Access

    Loved hanging out there during the 80"s Legend is 12th day of the 12th month 12th hour Col Shafter would ride the lake bed.... It is kind of spooky at night but never encountered anything paranormal...

    Posted 10/16/19

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  • Long Gone

    The headstones are ALL gone . The county had to remove them to protect what was left. Gun shots and some stolen .No public access

    Posted 6/22/16

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  • Hang-out

    This was a favorite hang-out for teens years ago. I used to love walking through the cemetery and read some of the few headstones that were left. It is beautiful at night since there are no town lights keeping the night sky blurred. Very cool history, but the access to Shafter has been closed to the public now.

    Posted 6/22/16

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  • Shafted not accessible

    Not open to the public anymore. You will be arrested for trespassing now... I'm from Andrew's,Tx...

    Posted 6/22/16

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    2 out of 2 found this review helpful

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