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Marion - Jefferson - Good Shepard Clinic - The Clinic used to be the old Jefferson Hospital, The ambulance crews use one section of the old hospital as living quarters, the work out room used to be the nursury. There is one room in the quarters that they will not go into. Some have said that they have seen shadows in throughout the building that are not in the living quarters, after the clinic has closed late at night.
Marfa - the Marfa Lights - It is a great tourist attraction. For years everyone has gone to this place on the road between Marfa and Alpine. No one knows if the lights are in fact spectral or of UFO origin.
Marshall - Marshall Pottery - HWY 31 - A patron of the business reports seeing an apparition of a head. It was looking up towards the ceiling, long curly black hair, pale face, no expression at all, only at second glance it was gone. Strange cold and warm spots felt as well.
Marshall - Marshall Pottery - HWY 59 - When they were building the new plant, they apparently found one of the workers dead by a tree when the construction first started. That tree was located what is now, the center of the warehouse. Unknown causes of death. The second story is that the plan was built on ancient sacred Indian grounds, it may be both. Workers will very clearly hear their name called, even with the roaring of machinery.
Marshall - Stagecoach Road - Reports of a spectral stagecoach, & apparitions of men carrying a coffin.
Matador - US HWY 70 - Though much of it unconfirmed highway 70 between Matador and Paduca, TX has a lot of deadly history. Many car accidents have occurred here. The nearest hospital being over 80 miles away many accident victims do not survive. Driving through at night can give you a complete sense of dread. Some drivers claim that on the highway the became very agitated wondering if what they were feeling was real. Wondering if they were alive or dead. Paranoia is the strongest emotion felt here. Many have claimed to see lights and refractions coming from the Matador Cemetery. This desolate highway has very little to offer in the way of peace. It however has much to offer in the way of death.
Maxdale - Maxdale Cemetery - It is believed that this very old cemetery is haunted by an old man with a limp, some say he was the caretaker of the cemetery. There is also a small old iron bridge you have to cross to get to the cemetery which is also believed to be haunted if you go at night to visit the cemetery and you stop on the bridge turn off your headlights and count to ten then turn them back on there will be a man hanging from a noose. Who is believed to have hung himself when he could not save the life of his girlfriend who had drowned in the river under the bridge. Another story is that a man committed suicide by driving his truck off a small bridge on the road to the right side of the cemetery. Witnesses report a phantom old truck appearing behind them. Chasing them for a moment, along with a sad presence felt through out the entire cemetery.
Maypearl - Greathouse Cemetery - Strange heartbeat sound has been reported.
McAllen - La Casa de Palmas - the third floor is extremely haunted. If you have more info, please email us at Haunted Places
McAllen - Toys R Us - Four years ago a young boy was climbing the ladder to get to the loft. When he got to the very top he fell and was killed instantly by having his neck broken. Every once in a while during night crew u can here a young boy laughing and running around in the loft. Lights sometimes turn off and on and certain locked doors will open but remain locked.
McKinney - Buffalo Joes - A fine dining restaurant located in downtown McKinney on the east side of the old city hall. The restaurant has four areas. the lower level, the main dining room upstairs, the private banquet room, and the storage area behind the banquet room. A mischievous spirit occupies the storage area. Sometimes our toilet paper would be strung out, other times forks would be pinned into walls. All the employees left at the same time just because we were easily freaked out being by ourselves up there. The restaurant used to be a brothel when McKinney was first founded. Also check out the jailhouse restaurant, a couple blocks west.
McKinney - McKinney downtown. - In the old court house there is a lady in white. At night, she is looking out the window. They say back in 1896, she hung herself.
McKinney - McKinney Public Library - Many books in the library are misplaced, bookcases are being knocked over, and money being taken out of the register and books not paid for being put in purses and other personal belongings.
Mesquite - Eastfield College - Built in the early '70's on the site of the old Motley Mansion. The Motleys donated the land for the school after the house was burned down by vandals. The family cemetery is still there and includes a grave for an severed arm! Anyway, the theater of the school is said to be haunted by a man who watches practices of plays, etc. He has been reported several times in the past twenty years or so.
Mesquite - Galloway Elementary - Several stories are told from employees too visitors whom went through personal experiences of that school. Children heard running up and down the halls at night, from janitors that work there. Chairs moving in the lunch room. A women spotted by a janitor at night walking down the hallway at night dressed in 19th century clothing. And a gym were children have been spotted in the daytime that don't exist. There is a story of a teacher that told his children they couldn't use the restroom in the gym without permission a child stood in front of the restroom watching and ran in. he said hey you cant go in there. When he went in there too get him, no one was in there and there's no other way out. and on the last day of this employees job he said out loud in the gym, "you can have it I don't have too deal with you anymore”, as he was walking out, a hockey stick was thrown across the gym and no one was in there. This was after school hours. Witnesses there at night and heard children on the playground with no one there. There are many stories about that school for many years.
Mesquite - Hampton Inn & Suites Convention Center - reports of a male apparition with black pants and brown shoes when there is no one else there. Employees even spoke to a ghost girl before they realized she was a ghost. Feelings of being watched.
Mesquite - Old Holloman's Road - Hollomans Road is a small dirt road that curves between Lawson Rd. and Bruton Rd. There is a solitary home that has sat for many years abandoned on this small street. It is the only structure on the road. Brave teenagers have tried to walk the street at night only to disappear never to be seen again. The road became such a danger that the city closed the road off. Witnesses become overwhelmed by a sense of dread and of being watched, even in broad daylight. In the 80s, a Dallas man killed a young woman and her young son and dumped their bodies on that dark and brooding road (this is easily checked, as the case was just solved in the last year or so).
Mesquite - Trail Dust Steak House - It is said that there was a man working on the upstairs railing above the dance floor when the restaurant was being built. He was adding something to the railing, when he fell to his death on the left side of the dance floor. His name is John Brown, he has his own table in the upstairs dining area. Table #218, it sits between the entrance to the kitchen and the grill window. The upstairs lights are on a timer, set to go off at exactly 1am, but John likes to keep the light above his table lit till way after that time. Also, managers and employees have quit there jobs there because around 4am, some nights, they have seen lights turn on and off, phones ring off the hook, printers spit out whole rolls of gibberish, doors swing by themselves, and also hearing footsteps on the dance floor. He is also known to haunt the men and women's restrooms upstairs, no matter what, the lights find a way to mysteriously turn themselves on in the restrooms. There has also been reports of cold spots felt in the women's restrooms.
Mexia - Battery Road - (urban legend since at least the 60's) - Legend is you can go down it at midnight and turnoff your car and lights and you will see a ball of fire and as you watch this ball of fire it seems to come right at you and flashes real bright.
Mexia - Wal-Mart - ghost keep unstocking the shelves as you are stocking and know one is in that part of the store. The new super center opened up a short distance from the old store and it still is happening. If you tell "Oscar" to leave you along and stop tearing the place up he will stop and sometimes, he just may go bother some other stocker.
Midland - Museum of the Southwest - The ghost of it's murdered owner when it was a mansion haunts upstairs.
Mineral Wells - Baker Hotel - A young man and his friend were fraternizing with the laundry women in the basement or what used to be the laundry rooms. His boss was going to check on them so the first man jumped into the elevator the second man however was caught in between the closing door and died. It is said if you go by the elevators at night you can see him. Another legend is that a mistress was so distraught that she could not have her lover killed herself in the Baker. You can smell her perfume of lavender at night in the hall where she killed herself. Numerous orbs have been seen in pictures along with amazing ecto photos and sounds, apparitions and smells.
Mineral Wells - City Park - While sitting in the bleachers, you can see figures in baseball uniforms walking across the field. Orbs have been photographed by the jungle gyms.
Mineral Wells - Fort Wolters Complex - Y.A.C.C Youth Program 1980'S - Man's Dorm room 1ST Building from road It was reported that during WW2 when they use to train pilots there, their was a young man who did not want to go to war so he shat himself and now he roam the old barrack where he died.
Mineola - ”Cry Baby Bridge" - The story goes that when the American Indians roams the hills of East Texas they were being massacred by the white man. The chief learned of a planned attack and had separated the women and children from the his men. The white man planned for the split and killed the chief and his men by the huge trees by the bridge. The women and children were slaughtered right by the bridge. There are a couple of trees that are still there and with the leaves & branches are shaped like a Chief's head gear with the shape of a face. If you go to the bridge at night and turn your engine off right on top of the bridge, roll your windows down, you can still hear the cries of the women and children that were massacred.
Mission - City Cemetery - It is said late nights there are small troll-like creatures that have chased or frightened people off.
Mission - LaLomita Mission - This old mission has just recently been open to the public. In the mission's heyday, priests were rumored to be having intercourse with the nuns and burying the children's bodies on the grounds. One night some illegal emigrants, who were aware of what was going on, went in and killed two of the priests. The third priest went to get help, but died while searching. The robes and bones of the priests were on display up until a couple of years ago. Thereafter, it became an asylum for the mentally challenged. Many of the people working there reported seeing figures in robes walking around the grounds at night. The asylum shut down completely recently, but the grounds are still open to tourists during the day. You may not be able to go inside the old mission, but it is still worth going the trip.
Mission - Mission Junior High School - Science Building East Stairwell- formerly Mission High School At night, you can just make out the shadow of a man walking up and down the stairs ( supposedly a teacher who fell down the stairs when he was leaving one night after school.) During the daytime, that side of the building is colder than the other and lights and other electronics do have trouble.
Mission - Mission High School Football Stadium - Some believe a young girl at this school fell from the top of bleachers and died, & her ghost now haunts the bleachers at dusk. There are conflicting submissions that say no one has ever fallen off the bleachers. There may be other reasons as to way it is haunted.
Monahans - Monahans High School - Auditorium - Supposedly a girl hung herself in there and now in the basement you can see and feel the spirit. She is known to go through the costumes and hide things in really odd places.
Monahans - Rudy park - in 1981 a woman was beaten, raped, and brutally murdered in the park, at night if you stand under the the water tower you can hear her screams, there have also been many sighting of strange lights near the tower
Monte Alto - La Bodega - It is said this place has claimed the life of many. There have been many sightings and stories about noises when their is nobody but the people who cleanup. Noises that sound like if the place is in working order. Workers report hearing laughter from rooms that are not in use. People claim to feel chills and see shadows. People dying from accidents, shootings. Don't get caught by yourself you might get surprised.
Montgomery - Community Building - The Community building is where the town used to hold all there meetings including trials. there are two cages located in front of the building were they used to hold prisoners. It is said if you walk inside the doors of the cages at night you can hear moaning and other sounds of pain.
Montgomery - Conroe - CISD Administration Building - Formerly Sadler Hospital - now offices for the Conroe school district. Double doors swing open for no reason (not electric). Sounds like someone whistling a tune, when no one in the room with you. Toilets flush for no reason. Deceased loved ones perfume filling the room.
Montgomery - The woodlands - Terramont Park - This is a very new park, and while the park was being built 3 men died in a truck from heat exhaustion. Now when you are at the park at night, it is said that you will suddenly get really hot flashes. Some people claim to see a truck parked out on the field, which as they get close, vanishes into the woods
Moody - Moody High School - The new High School going towards Temple is "said" to have been built on an Indian burial ground. Teachers would tell of times they would be up there at night alone, and would hear lockers slam or glass break.
Mount Pleasant - Pizza Hut - in the 80's, four people were murdered after close one night. you will see a girl who worked there at the time walk past the front windows. there are still bullet holes in the windows and back freezer where one guy was stabbed and another shot. also, when you put silverware on the tables after close for the next day, with no one there, you leave then come back 5 minutes later, all the silverware is slid to the opposite side. the intercom phone rings which its not suppose to do in the first place and when you pick it up, there is a whisper but you can't tell what they are saying.
Nacogdoches - Stephen F. Austin State University - Griffith Hall - 3rd Floor - A female resident assistant jumped out of her window after playing with a Ouija board. Her spirit is said to Haunt the floor. The lights in the community shower flicker at the same time every night which is said to be the time she died. Residents have reported seeing a girl at the end of the hall in tattered clothes and when they look back she is gone. Also, around 2AM every night, people on the South wing here footsteps running by. One resident has reported watching out the peephole and seeing no one but feeling a gust of air rush under her door as if someone had ran by. - Febuary 2005 Update: no longer used as a dorm, but a women's dorm at one time
Nacogdoches - Stephen F. Austin State University - Mays Hall 11 - Before the building was a dormitory, it was a hospital, with a morgue in the basement. On the other end of the building is a deep, ruined bomb shelter from the early 40s ar 50s. In the basement is a very negative feeling, very hard to describe. It is usually locked, but occasionally residents break in and wander around. It is mild there though. The bomb shelter has been locked for years but last year was broken into. Recently we discovered what appears to be a false wall in there, because the lining on the wall ends (no one noticed before because of the lighting and the junk all over the floor).. The negative feeling from the basement is present in the bomb shelter too, but grows as you near the false wall. Dorm residents are curious to explore but don't want to get caught. No one knows any specific stories, but we all speculate it would have to deal with someone dying in one fo the hospitalrooms. No ideas about what's behind the false wall, though. - Febuary 2005 Correction:there was never a morgue. The first floor of the original wing was the campus clinic which did have a couple of overnight observation rooms, but the city hospital was (and still is) less than half a mile away and the campus clinic was never used for long term care. The clinic closed when the "short wing" was built in the 60's, and the clinic was renovated into rooms (which is why those rooms resemble the short wing rooms more than the rooms above. The false wall in the bomb shelter and it was a bomb shelter at one time it still had emergency rations (not sure if they are still there) covers an alcolve that to hold air filtration gear. A shaft behind the wall runs into the main basement.
Nacogdoches - Stephen F. Austin State University - Griffith Hall - Its still used as a women's dorm building and one of the elevators always skips the third floor where the girl committed suicide.
Nacogdoches - Stephen F. Austin State University - The Theater It has been said that in the construction of the theater a worker died and has been haunting the place since. The spirit has killed a professor there.
Nacogdoches - Stephen F. Austin State University - Wilson Hall building # 13- November 2005 Update: Has recently been torn down. - Reports of stereos will turn themselves on, speakers will increase in volume until they blow, chairs will move themselves, books will re-arrange themselves, and apparitions.
Nacogdoches - Sterne-Hoya House - A former housekeeper reports feeling a gentle pressure on every inch of her body and suddenly felt like the room was spinning. She could feel a happy presence. It went away as she descended the stairs but she seldom entered the attic after that and didn't clean the house much longer. Possibly the children of the house. But in the cellar the feeling was more negative.
Nacogdoches - Turner Fine Arts Auditorium - "Chester" haunts the theater building on the Stephen F. Austin University campus. Reputed to be the ghost of the architect who died before the building's completion--some think the blueprints were misinterpreted and the building was erected backwards. Other people believe that "Chester" is the ghost of a former drama student. He has been seen as a face on a stage curtain and even once appeared onstage as an extra ghost in a play in the 1960's. Students have reported cold spots and strange noises in the halls of the building. November 2003 update/correction: Chester was the architect of the building. When learning his plans were set backwards, he killed himself in disgrace. Chester was seen originally in a photo of the original theatre cast of Hamlet. With the actor playing the "ghost" in Hamlet sick, the director found the only person who knew the lines. When the cast picture was taken that night, only a faint glow comes from where the ghost portraying the character was standing. Members were dumbfounded. Also, a spiritual team has done readings within the building and found a mediocre feeling within the halls but a strong feeling within the theatre itself.
Near Oakalla - The "OZONE" - It a long winding road with lots of sharp curves, hills and bridges. It is said that the headlights of a truck will just appear out of no where and chase you till you run off the road in which many people have died on that road. There is also an old bridge that is still there but condemn now, that a school bus full of kids fell over side down into the river killing them in the process. Since then, the have a new road and bridge near an intersection by a white church leading away from the old creepy one, which is in the vicinity of east of the new bridge. You will see a large metal road block next to a Historical Marker which I think someone stole. In the mist of the trees you can see the metal beams of the bridge. You can still walk over the old bridge which base road is made out of wood planks; and you're quiet and listen, you will hear the cries of the screaming children. There is also a grave yard across the road from the bridge which has been rumored to have a witch's grave in it. The headstone glows a shimmering orange color like the reflection of flames from a fire when there is a full moon.
New Braunfels - The Hotel Faust - Newspaper articles about the hotel ghost, noted for drifting in the hallways of an upper floor, entering closed doors, turning water and lights on and off, etc.
Noack - Lawrence chapel - Late nights corpse's candle's can be seen in the graveyard behind the church. After dusk the preacher who died while at the church can be heard.
North Richland Hills - Knob Hill - People have reported seeing dark figures moving through the trees late at night at the top of the hill. Residents also report shouts and hollers early in the morning before dawn. It is reported that a local outlaw Known as Sam Bass took two men up to the top of the hill in 1870 and shot both of them in the head. Some residence have reported over the years of seeing men with old cowboy hats walking around by their fences, but when they go out to investigate no one is there.
Odessa - headquarters of Gulf Oil - October 2007 Has been removed.
Odessa - Odessa High School - A ghost called "ghost Betty" who actually went to this school killed herself in the auditorium. Many have witnessed voices screams or even visions of her hanging. School - December Update/correction: The story about betty that is already on the website is incorrect. Betty was a student back in the 60s, and her real name was Elizabeth. Her boyfriend took her out to a stock pond around Notres and he shot her and weighed her body down and dropped her in the pond. The next day he was taken out of class and she showed the police where he dumped her body, and she haunts our auditorium because she was big into theatre.
Olney - Hamilton Hospital - At night the old part of the hospital is said to be haunted. Many workers have experienced hot and cold spots throughout the halls and even have tricks played on them such as lights coming on when they have just been turned off, and files missing from the file cabinets.
Olney - Johnson Road - It is said that if you drive down this road and turn you lights off, that bright orbs will start flying and swarming around your vehicle.
Olney - Padgett Cemeteries - In this little town there are two cemeteries that’s right two. However many people only know of one. The second is usually impossible to get to due to terrible road conditions and the weather. It is said that if you drive to the road of the second cemetery and leave your lights on with your keys on the roof of your vehicle that when you get back your vehicle will be started with the keys in the ignition, and the doors locked. No one know exactly why this happens. The other cemetery is haunted by the grounds keeper that used to tend to the cemetery. He still tends to the cemetery at night like he used to, to keep kids from destroying things in the cemetery. many people have seen him raking leaves. Others have taken pictures near or around a certain tombstone in the center of the cemetery however when the pictures develop the tombstone is not in the picture.
Olney - Springcreek and Ave. M Cemetery - The cemetery located on Springcreek and Avenue M. is said to be haunted be some kind of unknown source. Many claim that in the back of the cemetery there is a statue of Jesus. In the day if you drive by or go look at it. His hands are facing up. But at night if you go and see it his hands are facing down with his thumbs broken off.
Olton - The Trees – witnesses report hearing drums that sounded like Indian drums and seeing a white mist going around the car they where sitting in.
Palestine - Palestine Courthouse - There is a legend of when a baby fell out of it's mothers hands and died. At night or anytime when you are alone in the courthouse you can hear a baby crying. Some times you can hear footsteps of a baby.
Pampa - Worley Hospital - Worley hospital was abandoned many years ago. It lies in the middle of downtown Pampa. It has been broken into several times, and graffiti covers the wall. There is an incinerator on the third floor that shakes violently when opened. There is usually a distant female scream immediately after opening it. The eeriest room in the building is the nursery. It is extremely cold, and is the only room that has not been touched by vandals. Several other noises are usually heard too.
Paris - Gated House off of FM 195 - Scores of people report seeing a small boy crying in the corner of his supposed room of the very large house. The House resembles an evil watcher of its woods, standing upright looking out over the moon. Some claim to see wheelchairs creeping across rooms. Contains large amount of missing boards.
Paris - Old Plantation home in Slate Shoals - Most people get a bad feeling just looking at this house because of the way that it seems to just stare at you when you see it and you feel like someone is watching you. People report seeing a woman in the attic and hearing strange sounds. It has also been reported that you can see the wheelchair move across the room. If you look down into the well on the corner of the kitchen in the front of the house you can see a reflection and this may be the son of the slave master. Out back there are eleven cabins, on one side there are six and on the other there are five and if you go to the middle cabin, known as cabin number five, on the side with only five cabins you may hear screams. Cabin number five is where it is believed that some of the slave girls were raped and killed.
Pasadena - Deepwater elementary - this school has rumors of a teacher tortured and killed student back in 1992 on the stage in the main gym so now the stage is haunted and there have sightings of curtains moving and people falling off and lights turning off and on and a screaming voice of a little boy being tortured.
Pasadena - Deepwater Jr high - there has been rumors that a girl drowned in the swimming pool when the school was built and now she haunts the girl's locker room by opening lockers and turning on the showers.
Pasadena - First Line Apartments - Residents report hearing strange noises during the day and night, heard footsteps coming upstairs and the sound of keys in the door, but when they went to look who had arrived, no one would be there. Also reported an apparition of a woman coming from one of the bedrooms, walking past the small hallway and continue to the next room and disappear. While she was walking down the hallway, she would pause for a short time and turn and stare into the living room as if looking for someone.
Pasedena - Gilleys - Gilleys is an old indoor rodeo that burnt to the ground many years ago. Supposedly a few people died. You get an eerie feeling that someone is watching you. You hear footsteps from the catwalk. A spooky owl flies around as if to tell you to stay away.
Pasadena - Pasadena High School - It is said that a janitor who was fixing the light in the catwalk fell to his death in auditorium. He fell in about the 6th row and if you sit there during a production or in the sound room you will get chills. If you walk up the stairs to the sound room there is a door to the roof and sometimes you can hear it slam. Also there is a girl their who hung herself because she did not get the lead role in a play and she is said to play tricks on the students putting on a production.
Pearsall - Junior High School - It is said that while constructing the school several years back a construction worker was killed. When all lights are out at the school he is heard roaming the sixth grade hall, opening and closing classroom doors.
Pecos - Barrio Santa Rosa - it is said that late at night next to the railroad tracks in front of the Santa Rosa church you can hear a women sobbing down the street with a gentle sound of her high heels walking towards you.
Pecos - Bessie Haynes Elementary - It is said to be hauntings about a builder that was on the school roof when she fell threw and died. So They named the school after her. many people have seen her wondering the halls, and heard her in the girls restroom. Also many lights have gone on and off. the haunting is mainly in the girls restroom.
Pecos - Lamar Middle School - It is said long ago a boy swinging in right swing died after falling and cracking his head open. Now a certain time between September and December the swing will swing by its self and it will look like someone is swinging on it, but the other swings are still and quiet on a calm day.
Pecos - Pecos Elementary (shutdown) - It is said that voices and strange apparitions will appear on top of the roof and in the girls bathroom. Late at night children are heard playing the rundown playground.
Pearsall - Leaving Pearsall - When You are going towards Charlotte there is a tree on the left side called the lizard tree an old man died there when he was jogging and if you go and call him,he will go and run after you even if you are in a car going 30 miles.
Pflugerville - Cinemark Tinseltown 20 - Feeling of being watched and cold spots, cups and popcorn bags and buckets knocked over often, customer's items [like watches and other jewelry] vanishing.
Pflugerville / Hutto - Jake's hill road - story has it that Jake (a farmer) killed his wife and 2 kids then hung himself off the bridge and if you go to the bridge and put your car in neutral and put flour on the back of your car the wife and 2 kids will push you across the bridge to "save" you from Jake -the bridge has been proven to be flat. Recently has been visited and better directions have been given: Go east on 685 to a road called Row Lane. Go down that way for a while until you reach Jakes Hill Road. Then after going down a hill you will come to a bridge, which is Jake's bridge.
Pflugerville / Hutto - Jake's House - Story says that it too is haunted with hearing of footsteps, kids screaming, and Jake yelling "I am coming for you." Will get more info in the next update
Pharr - Whalen Road - There's a dirt road that leads to a corn field and around the corn field there used to be a ranch that had two barns and a small house. There's proven evidence that the family had died in the burning of Pharr in 1963. Almost exactly 40 years ago. They say to this day you can hear the family talking and running threw the trees screaming help. They also say that they throw rocks and sticks at the people that walk and drive by. And the addition of the father searching for his cattle dressed in black with an ax.
Plainview - Carnado Jr. High - A little boy died there and if you walk down the hall by the Gym alone you can here a basketball bouncing but there's no one there. And the stage if your there you get the felling that's some ones watching you and you can hear little whispers
Plainview - Masso's department store - across from the courthouse there is a store that is named Masso's it used to be a photo shop at the turn of the century. The Masso's the owners of the store used to live upstairs there and had their western store downstairs. They said that they were ran out by weird stuff happening like they would leave and come back and furniture would be moved. So they moved out and used the upstairs for storage. But they still heard weird stuff happening like furniture moving around.
Plainview - Old Hilton Hotel - The hotel has been closed down for years, but the place is said to be haunted. Several rooms still have the curtains hanging in the windows that have been seen moving even though no one is in the building. There is also a rumor that the place was broken into by Satanists. They were said to have called forth demons, which are now trapped there. There is even a story about Room 529. It is said to have an open Bible lying in the floor. If you enter the room, the air suddenly turns icy and the pages in the Bible begin to turn.
Plainview - Plainview High School - In the early 1980's some student's were in the auditorium practicing for a school play and they say that there was some students on the top balcony put up ornaments for the play, it is said that, that after everyone one left one student stayed there and later that night killed him self by hanging him self from the top balcony. The next days where really hard on the school and under the auditorium are some what big tunnels students have been caught there skipping, about 2 weeks after that death some kids were skipping and got caught instead of stopping when told the ran into the tunnels going deeper in them, so they waited and waited for them to come out but they didn't, finally they went in after them when they found the students they were found dead with the throats cut back all the to where the knife hit the bone, police went in there trying to find the murder but then they found that there's a dead end at that the end of the tunnel and if someone in there would of wanted to get out they would of had to come out by the front. What killed them who knows? Many students hear the kids that die screaming, "HELP" and "PLEASE DONT KILL ME".
Plainview - Plainview High School - Athletic Department - one day after school the football players went straight to practice, after football practice they have to lift weights, one of the football player was benching pressing by himself with no spotter and they say that the weight was to much and when trying to pick it up he couldn't any more and that weight fell right on his throat, he tried to call for help but that weight wouldn't let him talk or breath, about 20 minutes later the coaches found him dead. It is said that when no one is there and you can hear the weights moving and you can hear the man screaming and sometimes see the guy walking with his head down
Point - Just off highway 69 in-between Emory and Lone Oak - there is an old graveyard where a witch was hung and burned. If you go to the very far back right of the cemetery around 1 to 2:30 a.m. and stand with your back to the tree, usually up on the hill you will see a dark apparition of a man in a suit. Witnesses also report hearing footsteps all around them.
Port Aransas - Tarpon Inn - The old hotel was built in 1886, which is almost 100 years older than me. The rooms are very small and cramped, nor do they have any restoration done. Our bathroom was glowing pink at about 3;00 in the morning. Last time I checked bathrooms were not supposed to glow pink. Our room was on the second floor, which was the top and you could hear footsteps above us. You could also hear voices in the shower, which was this really old concrete slab thing. There were cold spots everywhere.
Port Arthur - West 7th railroad crossing - A lady got her head cut off by a train one night trying to cross it when it had stopped. every now and then you can see a lady walking down the tracks and when you go look for her she disappears.
Port Isabel - Port Isabel Lighthouse - it is said that one day a guy turning 17 on that day was dared by his friends to go to the 17th step of the light house and stay there for 17 minutes. as a result, he died. Now everytime you climb the lighthouse, the 17th step creaks.
Port Neches - Sarah Jane Road - Sarah Jane was reportedly a union sympathizer during the Civil War who was betrayed and drove her wagon off the bridge into the water trying to escape from Confederate soldiers. She was shot by a soldier while trying to save her baby, who was in the wagon with her. People have reported hearing Sarah Jane and also the babe cry while standing on the bridge at night. Here is another explanation of the Sara Jane Haunting... A woman left her abusive husband, so to get back at her, the man took their 5-year-old girl, and jumped of the side of a bridge. The woman searched for the girl for years, and finally got so distraught that she hung herself off the side of the same bridge that her daughter and husband jumped off of. It is said that at midnight, if you drive across the bridge, you can see the noose on the side on the railing and you hear a woman's voice saying, "Sara Jane, Sara Jane, where are you my Sara Jane".
Possum Kingdom - Camp Constantine - Reports of apparitions of 2 cowboys standing there staring, also screams and yelling are heard.
Post - The Town - The small town of Post is haunted by C.W. Post, the founder of the town and of the mega dollar cereal company. I have spoke with police officers who, while patrolling at night enforcing the curfew law, have seen a person walking down the main street and around a corner. When the officers speed up to the person he vanishes or walks around corners and no trace of him is found. The local museum was an insane asylum in which Post reportedly killed himself and is said to be haunted too.
Premont - Premont Sewer Pond - late at night it is said that a shadow resembling that of a dog with wings can be seen on the mounds surrounding the pond.
Presidio - Park - Once there was a beautiful woman that was killed in that park at 12:00pm. and people claim to have seen her every Tuesday night at exactly 12:00pm. and people can also hear her voice crying and asking for help.
Princeton - Princeton & McKinney Water Tower off the Airport Road - Reports of an apparition of a woman falling from the Water Tower.
Refugio - Refugio County Court House - A man named Henry died while in the detox cell of the old jail. After all the lights have been turned off, he will turn them back on. Doors leading from the courtroom to the old jail will open by themselves and lights will turn on and off by themselves. Henry has been known to move things around and end up in employees' cars.
Richardson - Shopping center at Yale and Beltline - When it was Herman's sporting goods in the late 80's an ex employee was let in after hours where he killed almost every one in the store. People who have worked in their later say they hear boxes moving, people laughing and than dead silence.
Richmond - The Old Jail House - This old jail house is located on Preston Street and is currently the local police department. It used to be a killing place for slaves and is now said to be haunted. Ghosts have been seen by police working the late night shift.
Rio Hondo - Rio Hondo High School - In the Rio Hondo High School when it was being constructed a man got electrocuted and died. Now the janitors that are cleaning late at night claim to see a shadow of a man in the sophomore hall chemistry hall were he died. Teachers who stay at night to grade paper also claim to here stuff and steps in the halls
Roby - Fisher County Jail - There is an inmate here that does not appear to be human. The ghost has made himself known to inmates through various forms of physical contact. Inmates have reported the spirit touching them, throwing things, flushing toilets, and just making noise. He has even been seen by the sheriff. One time, the ghost lit a stove for a jailer. The origin of the spirit is unknown, but it is believed to perhaps be the ghost or ghosts of a sheriff and deputy that were murdered by an inmate in 1927.
Roma - La Minita Creek - In the early 1950's, during a severe thunderstorm a vehicle traveling across "La Minita Creek" on old Hwy83-seven miles north of Roma, struck the concrete guardrail. The vehicle, with its three occupants, flipped over the railing and plunged into the swollen creek. The driver of the vehicle, fighting the raging water, managed to extract his unconscious wife from the vehicle. Upon his return to the vehicle, he was unable to rescue their eight-year-old daughter. The little girls body was never recovered. Since then, some locals in the area have reported sightings of a little girl wandering the fields and woods adjacent to the creek. Numerous sightings of this "Lost Little Girl" have been reported in the area where the creek meets the Rio Grande River. Illegal aliens crossing the river have reported seeing a little girl running along the bank of the river. Dove hunters and campers have also reported seeing a little girl running through the woods, accompanied by sounds of a crying child.
Roma - Roma's Historical Plaza - In the 1940's, a young girl who was about to receive her First Communion fell, hit her head on a rock, and died. Now, legend has it that she haunts the community's historical plaza. Citizens of this small town have claimed to see her walking through this area in her beautiful, white dress. At other times, they have complained of hearing loud noises in the middle of night when no one else is in sight.
Rome - Deep Creek Cemetery - About a half a mile down the dirt road there is a place called whispering bridge where some kids fell off on this 30 foot drop and you can hear the cries of the children!
San Angelo - Angelo State University - Girls High Rise Dorm - 9th Floor - Ninth floor of the girls high rise dorm is haunted by a college student who was killed in April 1978. She is a very nice ghost.
San Angelo - Angelo State University - The Housing Office - is haunted by the spirit of a young co-ed who was murdered there in the 1970's by an ROTC cadet. He apparently was infatuated with her and went into a murderous rage when she refused his advances.
San Angelo - Howard Johnson Inn - There have numerous sightings and occurrences in this hotel. One room at the far end of second floor has had reported cases red eyes looking at guests, sounds of someone inside when the room was vacant, staff members have entered and found nothing. One staff member was in the room and started to leave the door handle spun around. As he tried to leave sounds were heard from within the empty bathroom. After several more tries the door opened. A little later he opened the door from the outside on the first try and left the room on the first try. The door has been fine ever since and was never examined by maintenance. A figure described as a cowboy like figure in casual clothes has been observed in the lobby, bar and pool area. Spied just for a moment it vanishes instantly. Room doors on second and third floor have been heard opening and closing behind staff members when the entire floor was vacant. A misty figure has been seen flying down halls. Both staff and guests have observed this sight. Guests have heard voices call out from the back office the clerk at the front desk. What the guest didn't know, the clerk was all-alone. There is more but this is enough.
San Angelo - Santa Rita Park - A woman named Marie, who apparently used to reside in the Santa Rita area and frequently walk in the park, still hangs around the park, just to the left of Santa Rita elementary. She died without much family. Stray dogs tend to roam the park at night, whether they are looking for food or a place to sleep, and their behavior is very peculiar - jumping up in the air, excitable, running to and fro, barking in a direction where no one or nothing can be seen. Marie seems to enjoy the dogs' company, and she tends to sit at the bench closest to the school - anyone who stands near or sits on that bench at night is sure to feel a chill and a sense of restlessness. One will also find that looking into the creek (which runs through the park) at night takes much courage, though nothing has reportedly been seen in the water.
San Angelo - Sun Set Mall - In one of the closets of the old Luby's restaurant, you can hear two little kids playing and talking.
San Angelo - Fort Concho - Many ghosts haunt this "best preserved" frontier army fort in America. The buffalo soldiers were stationed here in the late 19th century for protection against Indian attacks. Many of them are still there along with others. Officers Quarters' #1 still has a little girl upstairs who died of an illness. She can be seen from time to time. Ask any employee for details. Conrad McClure, and employee and re-enactor have had many ghostly encounters there during his career.
San Angelo - Fort Concho - It is haunted by many of the buffalo soldiers, a young girl playing on the floor in an upstairs bedroom of Officer's Quarters #1 accompanied by cold spots.
San Angelo - Regan Elementry - It is haunted by 2 chearleaders in the girls bathroom.they were brutily killed one had their heads cut off and the other hung. Female janitors conserned yet scared run out screaming.
San Antonio - The Alamo - Cold spots and a feeling of melancholy can be felt throughout the Fort. 189 Alamo defenders and at least 1200 Mexican soldiers fought and died here in San Antonio, many without the benefit of a proper burial leaving a lot of lost souls in search of a eternal resting place, thus making San Antonio one of the most haunted cities in America.
San Antonio - Alamo quarry theaters - well the theater was built over an old cement factory and well rumor has it that there are bodies trapped in the foundation, witnesses that work there have seen a child in the projection room , and have felt various cold spots on the second floor on both sides of the theaters. And at night when the auditorium's light inside would dim slowly down then on and the process would repeat itself until you left the auditorium.
San Antonio - Alamo Street Theater - There is a ghost by the name Margarite that haunts the establishment. The theater is in an old church building and she is usually seen in the choir loft in Victorian garb.
San Antonio - The Alamodome - Before the Alamodome was built, existed a bad neighborhood where a lady got raped and killed. She has been seen walking around the parking lot, as if to be lost. Years passed and the neighborhood was demolished and the dome was built. While constructing the dome, a worker was walking on a high beam and made a wrong step and fell to his death. He is seen walking the long halls of the dome. Last but not least, a famous daredevil died while performing a stunt. It is reported, that you are sure to hear footsteps, screams, mumbling, moans and see shadows walking along about their business.
San Antonio - Bexar - Caribbean Apartments - Now known as the Willow Run apartments. These apartments have been in business for over 60 years. Before they were turned into apartments, it was a Motel business. The doors were painted in light yellow and blue pastels. Existing in what used to be the outskirts of town and just outside of Castle Hills, it would bring many customers of all races and origins. It was during this time that a rape and murder occurred in the North end of the complex. Every now and then in the middle of the night a woman's cry can be heard in the rear hallways. And in one of the apartment units, a suicide where a single mother overdosed on pain medication leaving her two year old to fend for herself. The child eventually died of starvation. The mother's body was found on the bed. The child's body was found on the floor next to the bed. It is unknown whether the overdose was accidental or intentional. When this particular apartment is empty the occupants of the downstairs apartment can hear the pitter patter of little feet walking up and down the upstairs unit. On occasion, a woman can be heard crying. Loud thumps can also be heard. Lights turn on and off by themselves and the toilet will flush on it's own. An occupant of the downstairs apartment noted that her young daughter told her "she was playing with a little girl". Believing that the child had an imaginary playmate, the mother discounted her little daughter's claims. Until one evening while the mother was sitting in the living room watching TV and her little girl was playing in the hallway with a small toy, she saw her daughter toss the small toy across the hallway into the front bedroom. The door had been left open. Then she heard her daughter talk to this imaginary friend to "give it back". To the mother's surprise, something or someone tossed the small toy back to her daughter. The mother kept watching and realized that there really was "someone or something" there. On another occasion while sleeping, she felt the touch of little fingers playing with her toes or gently tugging at her blankets. The apartment where the "suicide" took place is constantly vacant. Tenants seem to come and go and never stay longer than three years. And when the apartment is occupied, the "occurrences" diminish and or are none existent until the apartment is vacant again.
San Antonio - Bexar County Juvenile Detention Center - Building two, built next to one of the original Missions, may sit on Indian Burial Ground. Juveniles often wake in the middle of the night screaming about Indians in the room. Some describe burning smells and seeing fire. Detention Officers often smell smoke in Mod 9 and 10 on third shift. (Graveyard shift) Also officers report seeing "something run by the unit window" even though all detainees are locked in rooms. The ghost of a beloved female staff member that died in the cafeteria has also been seen in the windows of the new building late at night. Officers report sightings, then think they saw their own reflections, however, the reflection is clearly wearing a maroon shirt (The old uniform). Not a week goes by without a blood curdling scream from some poor kid in Mod 9. Responding staff report smelling smoke, burning wood, about 8 out of 10 times.
San Antonio - Bexar - Kindred elementary - it is said that a plane crashed in the field and when you enter the restrooms the sink will turn on and you could hear voices while you walk on the field.
San Antonio - Bexar - Spanish Main Apartments - Rittiman Rd. - If your sitting at the bottom of the stairs you can see from the side of your Eyes a little boy at the top of the stairs.
San Antonio - Bexar - The train tracks - In the 20's a bus full of kids was struck by a train on the southwest side of town. I have been there, it is real if you put your car there in neutral something pushes your car over the tracks. Sometimes if you look you can see small hand prints people believe this to be the small children who died in that accident.
San Antonio - Bexar - Tro Bridge - you'll see a long bridge that is above water and if you look down while your walking across you'll feel people grabbing your legs. no ever goes all the way cause they get to scared from the grabbing.
San Antonio - Brackenridge Villa Mansion - - built in the 1840's, is said to also have activity. Strange shadows are spotted from its windows. Further, there is documentation that this campus had been inhabited for nearly 7,000 years by Native Americans, who were attracted to it since the campus is the source of the San Antonio River.
San Antonio - Brooks AFB - When fog rolls onto the base, at night, it is known that there is a young lady that walks around with a pack on her back. Cops on the base have told when they fall asleep on duty she will tap you on the shoulder to wake you up.
San Antonio - The Cadillac Bar - The ghost of an old owner is seen in the storage basement of the building and there is another ghost named "Beatrice", who was a former employee. She is a "negative spirit" because she was very unhappy and not pretty when she was alive. She turns on sinks and throws kitchen utensils. Many employees have seen both ghosts.
San Antonio - Camberly Gunter Hotel - The Camberly Gunter Hotel is haunted by the ghost of a prostitute who was murdered there by one of her tricks in the early 1960's. The room she was murdered in was found covered in blood but no body was ever found. A picture of her hangs in the Lobby Bar. The man who murdered her was said to have then checked in to the Menger Hotel in San Antonio three blocks away where he also disappeared without a trace.
San Antonio - Chinese Graveyard - Go down Zazamora after you pass Loop 410 keep going the road will make a slight turn to the right and on the right (it is hard to see so go slow) there will be a big white cross. Pull in turn the car off along with lights its better with the windows down. Quickly flash your lights five times and look and listen for talking and white apparitions around the very small graveyard
San Antonio - Commanche Look-out Hill - Sources say they have seen ghost of the men that were stationed at the fort. They also have reported that they have seen Indians there.
San Antonio - Crown Plaza St. Anthony - There are known stories of sightings of strange shadowy outlines and feelings of a presence in the room, and the opening and closing of doors. Some also say that they here footsteps behind them as if someone were following them.
San Antonio - Devils bridge - It is so dark in there that you shine your high beams you will only be able to see few feet ahead. Also if you find a big rock throw it into the bridge; do not be surprised if you do not here the rock land.
San Antonio - Douglass Elementary - some say that Douglass elementary was built on a Indian burial ground and that a janitor died in the auditorium, there the doors would slam shut by themselves and the piano would start playing. Witnesses could hear people walking and talking when they would spend the night there but every time they checked there was no one there.
San Antonio - Edison High School - It's been said that teachers and janitors have seen ghostly children in their classrooms late at night. Some even say that at night if you listen closely you can hear the sounds of laughing children in the hallways.
San Antonio - Eisenhower Middle School - A country boy has been seen in the cafeteria. The school used to be a ranch.
San Antonio - El Cameronsita Dance Hall - There is a dance hall that is said to be haunted by a guy who is very handsome and he has hoof feet. It is said, he saw a beautiful women to dance with. She was in a trance with his good looks that she danced with him. Everyone around watched in horror, because he was not human (normal).
San Antonio - The Emily Morgan Hotel - Floor nine is a very active floor. Having been unaware that the building housed wounded soldiers during the battle of the Alamo, we stayed there on floor nine in room 902. We were the only ones on the floor yet doors opened and closed all night long. At one point he toilet seat slammed itself up and down about ten times while we were in the adjacent room. A bottle of wine slid off of the counter by itself as did the coffee pot the next morning and the elevator would not take us to the floor we wanted. Once we did get moving the doors would open and shut about ten times before standing still long enough to let us out. Management had responded to earlier complaints of the same but the motor was fine.
San Antonio - Espada Park - There are railroad tracks here that are said to be haunted by some kids that were hit by a train while riding in a bus. When people come here and park their cars about ten to twelve feet away from the tracks, the ghostly kids push the car to safety.
San Antonio - Fort Sam Houston - There are several officers quarters on this old Amy post that are said to be haunted. At one you can at times hear the sound of a piano playing. There is another house where there is of a child who will move items around the house. There is an older, large wooden quarters, where those that live in the house hear footsteps.
San Antonio - Fort Sam Houston Old B.A.M.C. - This place is known to be extremly haunted.sounds can be heard inside and even outside of this building of people talking.Around toward the ambulance area you get a strong sense of fear.There is also a light that remains on even though there is no electricity in the building.
San Antonio - Highlands High School - doors slamming shut in bad weather, lights shutting off in meetings, kicking and screaming in between the walls of room #111.
San Antonio - Historic Spanish Missions - In an area of town known for its historic Spanish missions, there is a RR track that was the scene of a train and bus accident. The bus was carrying children home from school when it got stuck on the tracks. The train hit it and all children were killed. Now if you put your car in neutral about 100 yards from the track, it will begin to roll uphill, over the tracks. It is said that the ghosts of the children push you over the tracks. There is a heavy Satanic presence in this same area...it can almost be felt.
San Antonio - Hot Wells Motel - Site of an old Burnt down hotel. Rumor has it that Hot Wells was known for its luxury spas and the numerous fires that took place in Rm. 13. The Fowl Smell of the dead still lingers there even after its been burnt for 46 yrs.
San Antonio - Institute of Texas Culture - There are stories of pipe smoke (unexplained) being smelled there, footsteps near the audio/visual room, rearranged books in library, back of 1898 glass hearse being opened and other activity around it.
San Antonio - McKnay Museum - This used to be the residence of the McKnay family. Widow McKnay was an art collector who turned her home into a museum. The West Wing of this musuem was beginning construction when old lady McKnay passed away. It is said that "Old Lady McKnay" has been seen walking the halls and passing through walls when "floating" from one building to another. She's only seen at night, mostly by security and museum personnel. She never speaks, but if you're lucky enough, she might appear to 'look' in your direction. Also a females voice "humming" an unrecognizable tune can be heard coming from the downstairs area of the West Wing library.
San Antonio - Menger Hotel - haunted by the spirit of a chambermaid who was killed there by her husband. Other ghosts include "Buckskin" and "the Ghost of the King Room."
San Antonio - North Star Mall - Shadows that walk by and if you work there you will here your name whispered.
San Antonio - old Mental Hospital - an abandoned mental hospital on South Alamo Street. It has been said that if you go inside there, you can hear people screaming and moaning. Doors will slam shut and creek open. If you do go there, be careful to not get caught because trespassers will be arrested.
San Antonio - Old Nacogdoches Rd Comanche Park Tower - Many ghosts have been seen on the grounds of Comanche Park, aka Comanche Look-Out Hill. There have been sightings of old soldiers who were said to have been stationed there. And many people have also reported having seen the forms of Indians there. Another place that ties in with this area is Old Nacogdoches Road. Many people, usually driving down this road during the night hours, have claimed to see Indians, and soldiers walking along side the road. There is also a creek that intersects the road that has been said to be the host for many Indian apparition sightings.
San Antonio - Old Onion House - Said to be haunted by ghosts of people that used to live there by the last name of onion.
San Antonio - Old Stone Ridge Rd - If you drive down this street at night with your lights off en route to the old children's cemetery, strange things happen. Once, the locks on the doors of our car went up and down. And they weren't automatic locks. Supposedly, the Donkey Lady is responsible for the hauntings. Killed and badly mangled in an auto wreck when some friends of hers were driving down the road one night with no lights on, she haunts the woods around the area and protects the souls of the small children buried in the cemetery.
San Antonio - Our Lady of the Lake University - This university is said to carry ageless stories of past inhabitants who still walk the halls and campus grounds. Some of the more famous ones include the once janitor who haunts the basement of the library, the ghosts of the dorms, ghostly nuns, and a famous headless apparition who walks the halls of what is now the elementary school across the street, but was once a dorm for the university
San Antonio - Plaza Marriott - The Lady has been at this hotel for years. The hotel property includes 4 buildings on the Historic Register, and The Lady was believed to be the widow of the owner of one of these buildings. She hung herself and her cat in what is now the exercise facility (was her home, specifically the "front room" or "living room"). Now she can be seen on the upper levels of the main hotel building usually in a long white dress or nightdress, and holding her cat, stroking its head. She has been seen in the employee corridors in the basement, and standing among the trees in the garden. Lights come on and off occasionally with no warning and no reason, and drawers at the front desk have a tendency of opening by themselves.
San Antonio - Providence High School- In the 1950's their was a nun who loved the school so much that when she passed away her sisters decided that since she loved the school she should be buried on the school grounds. Years later Providence decided to build a gym over the spot where the nun was buried forgetting she was there. Today if you walk in the gym and step in a certain area it is hollow. Also a night the nun is seen walking the halls by the many Freshman that attend the lock in. Even after death the nun continues to watch over her beloved.
San Antonio - Rail Road tracks - is a railroad crossing in San Antonio that is said to be haunted. Some children were on a school bus when it stalled and the train hit the bus killing them all. If you go to that area at nightfall on the anniversary the arms will come down the lights will blink and you will here a train and feel wind but there is no train. You will feel your car being pushed away from the tracks even in park. If you dust baby powder on the hood of you car you will see imprints of little hands in the powder and when the "train" is gone your car will have been moved back several feet. We went with 5 other cars and all cars had hand prints and each car had been pushed back about 4 feet.
San Antonio - River Center Mall - Has been reported to have river ghost along with fish ghost swimming along the San Antonio River that talk to you.
San Antonio - Santa Rosa Hospital - Many people do not like to work the night shift at Santa Rosa Hospital because they have either seen or heard about a headless nun who glides around. Many people have admitted to seeing the nun.
San Antonio - Shane and Villamain Roads - the spirits of children who were killed in a bus accident at the intersection push one's car off the tracks. This has been documents on film. Put your car in neutral and the cars will roll up hill and over the tracks.
San Antonio - Santikos Century Plaza 8 - It is said that at night when your they alone that you hear chain dragging on the grounds of the theater and you would hear banging on the ceiling.
San Antonio - St. Anthony Hotel - A 1909 San Antonio Hotel haunted by a Hispanic employee named Anita, an elderly lady in a women's bathroom, a sad young woman who is in the roof ballroom, and a ghostly couple who frequently come back to a certain hotel room to re-live their honeymoon. More ghosts are there, but many are unknown. Reports of being followed, people see shadowy outlines, doors opening and closing by themselves, & apparitions of 2 different women.
San Antonio - St. Martin Hall - This place is the elementary across from Our Lady of the Lake University. It is said that when it use to be a border school there was a girl that was killed in the restroom. Unusual things have happened such as lights being on after they were turned off and things have gone missing.
San Antonio - Stinson Field Cemetery and the Stinson Field ghost - It is said that the cemetery next to Stinson Municipal Airport (formerly Stinson Field) is haunted by blue lights over certain graves at night, which are in fact visible from the road when you're driving by. One of the old hangars at the Airport itself is also haunted, presumably by a man who was killed while starting his plane... though it's a condemned hangar used for long term storage only. Both of these, interestingly enough, are on the way to the Ghost Tracks of Shane and Villamin roads..
San Antonio - Taft High School - In the Taft High School Auditorium there was a guy name Jimmy who use to work in the catwalk in the auditorium .One day he fell out of the catwalk his body hit these two chairs that are now missing today. People say that when your locked in the auditorium and it is easy to get locked in the auditorium.
San Antonio - The Menger Hotel - Haunted by 38 known ghosts, including Teddy Roosevelt, a lady in blue, Sallie White who is a murdered chamber maid, Captain Richard King, and many others. My sister, who is a little psychic, had an experience here. Our family was sleeping in the new portion of the hotel, and she woke up in the early hours and saw a misty "cowboy" like-person standing in the room with his back turned to her. He had a blank stare on his face and just stood for several minutes before leaving. Many of Teddy Roosevelt's rough riders haunt the bar.
San Antonio - Terrel Castle Bed and Breakfast - This bed and breakfast is said to be haunted by the original lady of the house and some children. The lady has been sensed in the library, and the children play on the stairs.
San Antonio - Trinity University - The Chapman Graduate Center and the Holt Center - are known places for things that are unexplained. At the Graduate center bottom floor you walk-by and you feel a feeling that you need to get out of there fast. Nasty feeling to feel. Many housekeeping and Officers feel the same feeling. At the Holt center, some members of the housekeeping will not enter there alone or/and at night. Police officers have felt that same feeling, to include supervisors.
San Antonio - University of the Incarnate Word - Dubuis Hall - - a former nun is said to haunt students in the night with many reporting uneasy feelings and the sensation of being watched. Another girl claimed that she awoke one morning to find her stuffed animals had been totally rearranged in neat order during the night.
San Antonio - University of the Incarnate Word - Main Administration Building - built in 1922, has cold spots and reports of a student's radio dial (non-digital) begin scanning through stations on its own. This same admin building's top (4th) floor was once used as a quarantine for victims of tuberculosis and has seen its share of deaths, which might account for the activity. Additionally, on the 3rd floor of the Admin building, a 5-year-old boy chasing a bouncing ball has been spotted regularly.
San Antonio - Victoria's Black Swan Inn - There have been numerous ghostly experiences.
San Antonio - Villa Main Railroad Tracks - Haunted by the children killed in a 1930's fatal school bus accident. The bus reportedly stalled on the tracks and was consequently hit by a train, killing all in the bus. It is said that if you pull your car onto those tracks, the children will push your car over the tracks to safety. Baby powder placed the bumper of the endangered car is said to show the handprints of the small children.
San Benito - Old San Benito High School - It is said that in the old high school you can hear screams, crying and a little girl that walks the halls of the abandon school which use to be a hospital during WW11 for the injured.
San Elizario - Adobe Horseshoe Restaurant / Dinner Theater - There have been sightings of a lady wearing a yellow hat in the restaurant by people that are unaware of haunting. San Elizario was once the County seat. This woman is well-dressed in a long dress wearing a yellow hat. Since hat wearing is uncommon in this area, customers inquire about the odd woman. They are amazed to find they have just seen a ghost.
San Juan - Austin Middle School - There is a ghost of a basketball player haunting the gym. Around 6 p.m. you can see the lights turn on by themselves and hear a basketball bounce on the floor, dribbling and also foot steps. 30 min. later the lights go off and all noises stop. There is restrooms next to the gym that are closed because of a girl who committed suicide. Many students before reported seeing this girl in a white gown staring at them while looking at themselves in the mirrors or washing their hands.
San Juan - Garza Pena - In the girls restroom they have heard footsteps. While you are doing the restroom you could hear someone turn on the sink and washing their hands, then paper towels on the floor. When you get out you feel someone behind you. Then when you turn around there is water on the floor.
San Juan - Old Doedyns Elementary - Back when the school was open, everyone would say that a little girl once went in the restroom right outside the cafeteria and came out with scratches all over her wrist. she was bleeding from all over her arm. SHe said she never felt anything, so nobody knows what really happened.
San Juan - The old PSJA Auditorium - It has been said that in the old auditorium years ago a janitor or tech was putting up a light on the top and he fell and died. Till this day if you look up the light has never been placed. The story is if you happen to do a production there, you have to put his name in the program because if not he will do something to ruin the show. Either drop the set, or something else horrid.
San Juan - San Juan Motel - This motel is no longer functioning. It is said that a prostitute was raped and murder. Now when you pass by walking or with your car you could hear her screaming and crying for help. It is also said that when you see up the second floor at night she tends to wave and call you.
San Marcos - Belvin St. - The Pike House - There is a huge haunted hospital which has been said to have ghost roaming in the halls of the hospital and there are secret passage ways that lead to operating and emergency rooms. it was built in the 1950's. from the road, there is a huge `pen field, and looming at the end of the field, on top of the hill is a huge 4 story building. It used to be an insane asylum, but was closed down. Years later, the Pike Fraternity, bought the property, and made it the pledge house. During one of the pledge processes, some of the pledges were killed...the brothers had the pledges write down what happened in the pledge books, burn them, then nail them to the walls. If you go in there, you can see the pledge books, as well as Polaroid's, blood on the walls, etc. - October 2007 Update – The Pike House has burned down.
San Marcos - Job Corps - the graveyard shift has lots of stories of ghostly apparitions, lady in white that was murdered. Lots of ghosts seen by the kids in barracks as well as the house aides, it was formerly an Air Force base. There are to many stories to even begin to tell. Just go ask anyone that works or lives there!
San Marcos - Old Main - The building called "Old Main" has two reputed ghosts, one a blatant fake, but the other seemingly real. The fake is that the ghost of LBJ roams the halls. The other stems from a time before the building was renovated. Before renovation (as it can be seen in the movie D.O.A. with Meg Ryan) the three-story building was open from the roof to the ground. Legend has it that a young student fell (jumped or was pushed) from the third floor and died on impact. Today, custodial staff has reported seeing the girl, still dressed as she was then, clutching her books, trying to get to class.
San Marcos - Southwest Texas State University - Theater building - A ghost referred to as "Ramsey" haunts the building. He supposedly hung himself in the building. Random unusual events, such as lights turning off by them have been reported. It has also been said that since the building is round and surrounded by water, that it attracts ghosts.
San Marcos - Texas State University - Butler Hall - Butler Hall is a three-story dorm located next to the theatre building, which is also said to be haunted, and is more than 50 yrs old. The bottom floor is partially underground, moist (bad plumbing, AC/heating, and large laundry room), and feels very uneasy during quiet hours. The feeling of being watched in the laundry/study room is common and strange noises are heard. Tapping on doors, windows, and walls is also common but usually assumed to be other students. Hallway lights on the male side of the dorm tend to flicker or some will only some will be lit.
San Marcos - Thompson Island Bridge - The Thompson Island bridge in San Marcos is said to be haunted by the ghost of a long dead Confederate soldier. He died there at his post while guarding it during the American Civil War. It is believed that he still appears there. Dressed in his grey and yellow uniform. cap, and cape. and armed with a kentucky longtom riffle. Although sightings are very remote, it is reported that the dead soldiers ghost is more active before, and during wartime.
San Patricio - Old Court House - San Patricio, TX Ghost of Josefa Chipita Rodriguez The only woman legally hanged in Texas was Josefa Chipita Rodríguez. She lived in a shack on the Aransas River where she cooked for wary travelers and let them sleep on cots on her porch. When a traveler named John Savage (no, not that John Savage) fell victim to an axe murder, Chipita was the prime suspect. $600 in gold was recovered from the Aransas River north of San Patricio, as well as Savage's body, in a gunny sack. Josefa Rodríguez and her son, Juan Silvera were indicted on circumstantial evidence. After Chipita pleaded not guilty, the jury recommended mercy, but the judge ordered her executed on November 13, 1863. Chipita was kept in leg irons and chained to a wall in the courthouse until the day of her hanging. Her coffin was placed in an unmarked grave (a moan was said to come from the closed casket). Many people claim to have seen her ghost, a woman with a rope around her neck.
San Perlita - El Toro Road - Devil's Lagoon - In the late 1800's early 1900's a horse drawn carriage is said to have driven into the lagoon and everyone was killed and certain nights around midnight the carriage will come out of the lagoon drive around it and then return.
Santa Ana - Santa Ana high school auditorium - about 7 years ago a girl fell from a balcony in the auditorium during a play. Whenever there is a play, a dim light can be seen from the balcony above the stage itself. Dressing room doors close by themselves and there are cold spots. Its a tradition that we bring her spirit flowers before every play for a safe performance.
Santa Maria - Iglesia Antigua - in this church you can here noises at night. there is a tunnel under the church. it was a cemetery.
Santa Rosa - Long ago a restless spirit haunted this town. She was called "La Llorona" or weeping woman. She would walk down the streets of one of the villages called "EL Rincon Del Diablo" or the Den of the Devil. She would weep for her children that had drowned in a canal not far from the village. The town had to make a huge exorcism to put the restless spirit to rest. Nothing has happened in the village since then, but some say if you walk up the canal at midnight you can still hear her wails.
Saratoga - Beaumont- Bragg Rd. - Witnesses report a ghost of a headless man with a lantern.
Saratoga - Bragg Road - This is a road near Saratoga where a mysterious light hovered, sped away from or toward drivers or followed drivers. Some said it was the light from a lantern that belonged to the ghost of a railroad man who was accidentally killed on nearby railroad tracks.
Saratoga - Dirt rd. by RR tracks - It is reported that on certain nights a person can drive down the Saratoga light rd. and see lights floating and following people. It is said that an engineer is haunting the place where he was killed. There are several stories as to what actually happened there.
Scottsville - Scottsville Cemetery - This cemetery dates from before Texas was a state. The haunting is actually on the grounds bordering the west of the cemetery and church. There is a covered spring house at the foot of a hill just outside the fenced off area leading to the cemetery parking lot. Stairs lead up the hill from the spring house to the top, where a large, two story house once stood. This house burned in the 50's, but was reputed to be haunted. Old-timers told of standing outside in their youth and listening to voices and furniture being moved in the empty rooms inside. Youths of today say that if you stand at the top of the stairs, you can hear a woman weeping several hundred feet away, down at the spring house.
Seabrook - Camp Casa Mare - Formerly a privately owned mansion, now Girl Scout Camp "Casa Mare". Young woman who live in the home near the shore with her father said to be very distraught over the loss of a lover. She waited, watching for him to return from the sea from her balcony every night until she met her untimely death and collided with the ground below. The mansion was since torn down, and a mess hall built where it once stood. Some say if you stand in a circle around the spot where she died (it remains uncovered by buildings, but now lies under a tile mural of a star), she will pull at you from the center of the circle, so that everyone "leans" inward. Two campers supposedly died after falling in a well and being trapped. It has since been covered, but many report they still hear them screaming and clawing to get cut. Also, the dorm nearest to the shore is supposedly haunted (the dorm for those campers taking sailing). There are 3 showers, and when the first two are turned on, the third mysteriously turns on. Lights turn on and off and campers report hearing things.
Seabrook - Toddville Road - the former Toddville Mansion, which has recently been torn down, the property turned into apartments or condos. Reports of a strange creature roaming the grounds, noises, feelings of being watched, shadowy figures.
Sealy - Sealy High School - sounds of walking and doors opening and closing on the second floor, elevator operating by itself.
Sealy - Sealy high school - football field and track - There was a senior track star coming home from a track meet. He fell asleep behind the wheel and somehow cut himself. When they found him he had bled to death. It is said that if you go to the track at midnight you can see him running around the track.
Sealy - Sealy Jr. High Gym - There were twin cheerleaders. The head cheerleader broke up with one of the football players. The guy hung himself in one of the upstairs room. The sisters got into a big fight because of it.(in the same room.) One pushed the other one down the stairs (Head-cheerleader down the stairs.) Half killing her. So she picked her up brought her back up to the top of the stairs, dragging her by her feet so her head would drag killing her. If you go there on Halloween night you can hear the screams of the one sister and her head dragging across the floor. The other one always said she never wanted to kill her just make her mad. But she ended up dying anyway.
Seguin - Texas Lutheran University- There are two places that are haunted here. One is the Wupperman Theatre building which is said to be haunted by a little girl in a blue dress who wants to play hide and seek. Also the stage lights flicker on and off for no reason and the trap door has been said to open on its own. The other place is a dorm room in the Trinity Building which is completely locked up, and no one is allowed to live there. Some say you can see the lights go on and off and the blinds fluttering.
Seminole - Shafter Lake - There is a place known as Shafter Lake in between Seminole and Andrews. It is known to have been a Indian Burial grounds. It is said that if you go there at night and park just off the road by the large rocks and flash your lights three times you will see an apparition of a woman carrying a lantern dressed in a white flowing gown coming towards you. You can also hear the sounds of drums at the site.
Skidmore - Billmore House - People claimed to have seen a small child haunting the attic of the house and the owners also claimed to have heard crying and laughing through the walls at night. They also say that they hear dripping (they think it is blood) from the spot under the ceiling fan. The owners and towns people say there is a ghost still haunting the house because there was a child killed by his father up in the basement, hung by a ceiling fan. I know because i lived there one year ago.
Snyder - Snyder Coliseum - First One day a young kid was chasing a bat and fell from the top of the top of the stairs. He tumbled and broke his neck. It is also said you can see him running around the top of the building.
South Padre Island - The Third Coast Bar - The Third Coast used to be a Country and western bar on the island, and this bar has been haunted for years. About 20 years ago, there was a guy that used to help out at the bar and sleep in his car in the back parking lot. This guy unfortunately had a drug problem though, and was found one evening by the dumpster in the back close to death, having OD'd. He was dragged inside the bar and passed on there. There is a very strong sense that someone is watching over your shoulder, and not in a good way. Also he likes to mess with the electricity, doors, he gets a little loud upstairs, and makes all the employees feel very uncomfortable. He also will mess with the juke box.
Southlake - Timmeron - you can be walking down the street by the pool and you will feel a sudden feel of cold energy and a feeling you are being watched all the time. When you are in the bike trails you can occasionally hear something walking near to you and people's dogs always bark out of nowhere and you look outside to see what it is nothing is there. Lights will flicker, you can hear loud noises outside, so on.. many people have reported seeing ghost.
Spring - The Cat House - Supposedly a girl about 12 was playing in the loft when she fell. She had died from complications. She is said to walk the loft.
Spring - Blue Light cemetery- Reports of a blue light and blue fog all over the cemetery, accompanied by heard voices and footsteps and the feeling of being chased.
Springtown - Veal Station Cemetery (just North of Springtown)- It is said that there is a glowing tombstone there. It came on the news one night and reported about the glowing tombstone and the ghost of a woman walking around her grave. Update: but the cemetery is chained off at night now because of so many people going there.
Stamford - Bowie Park - It is said that at night there are orbs inside bowie park. Bowie Park is said to be the home of the hatchet lady.
Stanton - Convent is haunted by the Priest who hung himself for being accused of a crime. Reports of the lights being turned on and off at night. Some even sayings of babies that cry at night that were supposedly buried under the convent.
Stanton - St. Joseph Convent - Supposedly haunted by weeping nuns.
Sulphur Springs - Dead Mans Run - word has it that around 1890 a man was working on the railroad tracks that were being laid through town. About 2 miles off of 19 on hwy. 11 to the right on a little black top road is a desolate patch of railroad tracks. Now this man who was working on it was having a bad time with his wife. So one night he took her out there for a "romantic interlude" and instead he beat her badly and tied her to the tracks. Well, thinking she was unconscious he sat down beside her to rest and without him knowing, she tied his boot laces to the track. He felt so guilty that he sat there on the tracks and never moved until he saw the train barreling down on him. When it was almost there he got up to move and couldn't. he looked down to see his wife grinning up at him and his laces tied in multiple knots. He tried to untie his laces, but to no prevail, and was killed with his wife on the tracks. Now if you go to those tracks on November 12 at about 2 to 3 am you can get out of your car and sit on the tracks and you will witness the entire scene. You can hear the man screaming and the woman laughing.
Sunnyvale - Barns Bridge - One night in 1974 and lady and her daughter were driving on Barns Bridge and flipped into the creek and they both died. Legend is that at midnight you stop on the bridge and turn your car off and sit there roll down the windows and drop your keys onto the road. Wait for 3 minutes and get your keys and they say that when you get home you will have a set of 3 finger prints all over your car.
Sweetwater - Mulberry Manor - Several ghosts have been reported in this now bed and breakfast that has served as a field hospital in the civil war and an insane asylum in the early 1900s. Workers have spotted a civil war general in reflections throughout the house. The distinct sound of nurse's high heeled shoes walking down 13 concrete steps is heard often, although the stairs have been carpeted for many years. Items are commonly found misplaced in the back of random cabinets, and many visitors report feeling different presences.
Sweetwater - Sweetwater High School - Footsteps are heard on stage in the auditorium while cold spots are felt on the gridiron. Also a playful ghost runs through the downstairs part of the school. Light footsteps are heard on the steps and he/she is known to lock the doors to teacher's rooms.
Sweetwater - Sweetwater Lake - Mysterious orange lights have been seen floating across the lake.
Sweetwater - Texas Movie Theatre - Cash would disappear and reappear in the cash register, strange noises, voices & apparitions.
Texarkana - Spring Lake Park - The town that dreaded Sundown. A couple was there making out and were murdered. Rumor is that the girl was tied to a tree and stabbed to death, if you stand by that tree, you feel rope being tied around you. - October 2005 Update/ Additional Info: The story is that they both were victims of the notorious Phantom Killer of Texarkana in 1946. They have gotten out of the High School prom and went to a make out spot although they were told not to go there since the Phantom hadn't been caught. The girl was indeed tied to a tree and stabbed, but in a rather unique way: the Phantom tied his knife to the slider of her trombone and pretended to play it while simultaneously stabbing her. Today the Phantom Killer is STILL at large
Texas City - Cinemark Movies 12 - All the employees of this theatre are scared to death to go into one of the auditoriums alone. Most workers have had some kind of an encounter with the ghost that haunts this particular auditorium. It makes some people feel freezing. Others became very hot. One employee said that every time she went in it, her knees would become very weak...but when she left the room, she was fine. Some employees have even seen this spirit.
Tomball - Spring Creek Park - In the Civil War era, a munitions factory existed in what is now the back portion of the park. It was destroyed when something touched off an explosion, which killed approximately 200 men. If you visit the sight today, even on a hot day, you will get chills
Tyler - Tyler Junior College - Wise Auditorium - is haunted by a little boy who screams as you leave the building at night.
Universal City - Randolph AFB - Eberly Park - where a young man crashed his plane and died in the early days of the base. And many things are said to happen in the maids quarters and old water tower.
Uvalde - Flores Elementary - (Every night on the six grade side you can see an old lady wondering outside in a 40's white dress and janitors their say when they work late they see her and if you call out to her she just turns around and disappears.
Valley Mills - Middle Bosque River - A witness reports, " while on the top of this bluff I have felt like I was being watch ,or like someone was behind me. There seems to be such a strong presence there."
Van Zandt - Edgewood - Crooked Creek - Going back to 1958 reports of a woman in white walking the road at night and she has accepted rides to say I am going home. She gets out at this deserted house for 60 years and goes in. No lights go on or nothing and she isn't seen again accept on rare times. Everything about her is white they say. The story is on one website that has been around a few years. I think its called bluebird something. The ghost of Edgewood seems to be harmless and she doesn't appear often. But after reading about other ghost this seems to be normal.
Victoria - Cinema 4, Salem 6, Playhouse 4 - At Cinema 4 there is a ghost woman that watches the workers clean. She is very playful and likes to call you name. While looking down they have seen a little boy run up to the concession stand and when you look up no one it there. At all the theatres everyone has seen trash cans roll up ramps and cold spots through out the buildings. The ghost only seems to mess with you if there is nothing "fun" going on. - June 2008 Additional information: A Former employee that worked there in 1994 and 1995 as a projectionist. The story is that a woman named Dorothy fell out of an upstairs door that they used to load food and candy before the theater was bought by Cinemark. Apparently she broke her neck and died. The doors are still there, but have been padlocked shut. There is a 25 foot drop-off straight to the ground outside if you stepped through the door. When he worked there, you could say "Dorothy" and a film would always break within the next few minutes. They would always hear foot steps on the upstairs catwalk when we first entered the building in the morning when nobody was in the building. They would often see reflections of things in the windows in front of the projectors, but nothing was there when we turned around to look. Also, she enjoyed turning off lights, unscrewing light bulbs, and closing all the doors when you were upstairs alone.
Victoria - Old army barracks by the Airport - a shadow of a little boy with a basket ball saying "come play with me" has been reported. - October 2007 Additional information: Footsteps, voices, and strange red glowing lights have also been reported.
Victoria - Tanglewood Townhouses - Some have reported things moving all by themselves, lights going on and off, things flying through mid air, and temperature drops and chills once in these houses.
Victoria - Hopkin's Park - In the 90's a lady was decapitated by her boyfriend on the slide of the playground at Hopkin's Park. Those who live close to the park have reported seeing two figures walking around.
Victoria - Regency Apartments - the regency apartments which is behind Rosewood funeral home is haunted. Reports of voices and footsteps reported.
Victoria - Sutton's Mott - This picnic grove got its name from the cantankerous ghost who is seen there. William Sutton was a goat herder who lived in the area in the 1850s. He was murdered on Sunday while walking up the church steps in the nearby town of Goliad. Since then his ghost has haunted this serene patch of live oak trees. Horses and dogs refuse to enter the grove, and tales of drifting phantoms and ghostly bodies hanging from trees abound. Some say Sutton returns to guard his strongbox of gold he had buried here.
Victoria - Victoria County Courthouse - many construction workers claimed to have seen moving flashes of light out of the corner of their eye. Some of the same construction workers and many courthouse employees have claimed to see "floating balls of light"-orbs and an apparition that appears periodically on the second floor in the SE corner of the building.
Waco - Baylor University - Some of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's original works are kept in the old Library on campus. She has been seen walking the halls at night holding a candle, wearing a white gown. Residents have seen her in the top floor window peering outside at us. Also, a statue of her sits out in front of the library. Her arms are at her sides, however, some nights the shadow that was cast on to the library behind her showed her arms held up high above her head.
Waco - Baylor University - Baylor Residential - Formerly listed as Brooks Hall - At Baylor University, the oldest college in the state of Texas, exists a mysterious phantom on the abandoned fifth floor of the oldest dorm on campus. Violin music is heard in the dead of night and chilling sightings of a cloaked figure in top hat and cloak staring down and illuminated by an eerie candlelight have been widely reported by spooked residents. Investigations have wielded little fact but the enormous amount of eyewitness accounts and spine tingling sightings have given the legend a grand following. One night the shattering of glass was reported as the phantom peered down and paused his playing and in a fit of apparent rage struck a window. Come morning when level heads prevailed and the storm of the previous night had passed, no damage was found. Still the unpredictable toiling of the phantom have attracted audiences in the witching hour in hopes of catching a glimpse of the mysterious floating candlelight that often hovers from room to room and then vanishes only to appear in the other wing of the building. One unsettling account recollects the viewing of a noose and dangling of a shadowy corpse after the phantom finished the evening’s mournful serenade. Still more haunting is the episode on record of the lights failing the building and an ungodly tapping and cold sensation filtrating the respective doors of the fourth floor of the building. Only one resident dared investigate the unwelcome visitors calling. It is claimed that he peered into pitch darkness to find the horrific silhouette of a cloaked figure in a top hat turn and stare him down through the darkness and calmly vanish out of sight as he glided parallel down the corridor, needless to say it was not pursued. The university has failed to satisfy rumors of hauntings and has downplayed the events for close to half a century now. The Victorian styled villain who roams the corridors of the uninhabited floor and occasionally mingles with the living loves to make an entrance, the hoax is to elaborate for any collegiate prankster and the tradition has endured for too long. Perhaps the only explanation is that the phantom is ultimately unexplainable. - October 2007 Update – This old hall was recently torn down. A new Baylor residential college has been built in it's place.
Waco - Cameron Park - Lindsy Hollow Road - Two alleged horse thieves use to hang out on Lindsey Hollow Road. The bodies of the two brothers were found hanging from a tree about 100 feet from the road, killed by vigilantes in 1880. Shadowy images of the hanging brothers can be seen in the old tree. Reports of reflections of unknown person, a spectral party, hearing screams, feeling paralyzed, & apparitions.
Waco - Cameron park - Witches Castle - this place called The witches castle is in Cameron park, if you go up to it there is a road and you turn right and go up all the way, you then start to smell something terrible, the smell is the bodies the witches killed, and you can hear screams, gasps, and banging. - October 2007 Update – An investigator reports that it is unknown if this place even exists. They talked to a park representative, from the Waco Parks and Recreation Dept and the representative’s response was, "Yes, we've heard about this place, but it's not in the park." The authors of "Weird Texas" claim that Witch's Castle is really Proctor Springs in Cameron Park. This isn't the case either. There is no building at all at Proctor Springs; there are just picnic tables.
Waco - University High School - There are strange noises in the gym during basketball games when somebody goes in the boys restroom they can hear two boys talking to each other there but when you go in you won't see nobody.
Waco - Rainbow Lake/Creek - The whole Rainbow Lake area has been plagued with rumors of witchcraft, cult activity, and peeping Tom's. Some homes that back up to the Rainbow Lake area have reported seeing paranormal figures, hearing shrieks during the night, and cold spots in the heat of summer. Rumors of a dead body being found further upstream in the Rainbow Creek area have also turned up as well as a sighting of a ghost-like male deeper into the woods. A few graves have also been found in the area, some marked with simple wooden crosses while others remain unmarked. - March 2008 Update: This location dose in fact exists. It is an area located right off on the frontage road of Highway 84 and Hewitt/Estates drive. It is right between Braughton fields and the Sherwin Williams paint store. If you go to Google maps and in put the following location (Rainbow Dr, Woodway, TX 76712) zoom in a bit and you will see the lake. However This location is on a private drive. There may be trespassing issues. Be safe and be courteous.
Waxahachie - Catfish Plantation Restaurant -Update: recently burned down 6/29/03 - This Restaurant is haunted by past residents named Eliza Richards, who died at age 77 in 1925, and her son Jesse Thomas Richards, who died at age 68 in 1937. Eliza is the "Elizabeth" Her spirit appears as her younger self, a girl of about 19, the age she was at her first marriage, a happier time for her. It is how she projects herself now, from memory. The "old farmer, Will" is her son J.T. Richards, who was the local meat cutter and grocer from the early 1900s until his death in 1937. The third ghost, Carrie, has been correctly identified. Caroline Jenkins Mooney lived in the house from the 1950s until her death in 1970. Waitresses and customers are always reporting strange things that happen--rude patrons having plates dumped on them, cold spots in the bathroom. Pictures have been taken that show a slender young woman in outline form. One is a farmer, one is an old woman who lived there, and one is a young girl who was murdered on her wedding day in the house. Supposedly a burglar attempted to burglarize the safe one night and seemed to leave in a hurry. - September 2004 update: The Catfish Plantation, which was partially burned in 2003, is now back up and open for business. The owners say that the three ghosts (Elizabeth, Will, and Caroline) are still present.
Waxahachie - Site of the last confederate hanging by union army, Private John Hemerich, is seen by some to be standing by the side of the road on Becky Rd.
Waxahachie - Waters St. - A little boy is said to be haunting the streets late at night in his bike. The story goes as is. One day late at night, he was riding his bike, when a car of drunk teenagers shot him for no reason. It is said that he still rides his bike late at night, and if you approach him he takes out his revenge on you.
Weatherford - Baker Mansion - Originally built in 1894 it is said to be haunted by Charles Baker, a son of the of the original owner JD Baker. JD Baker died before the house was completed and Charles mysteriously disappeared in 1908. It was purchased by the Fant family in 1940 and reports of ghostly encounters are given by a relative who lived in the house off and on during a 30 year period. She reports seeing shadows on the staircase, feelings of being touched by an invisible hand, seeing ghostly figures and on one occasion the sounds of someone violently pounding the inside of the locked basement door when she was alone in the house. The current owners have had no encounters with any ghostly presence but a worker states that an unseen person tried to push them off the stairs on the second floor. Source: Bob Hopkins, The Baker Mansion Baker Mansion
Weatherford - Diamond Oaks - Late at night if you come around a curve in the road on Diamond Oaks Trail there will be big rocks laying in the middle of the street, then you will hear little kids laughing, and playing. This has been reported many times.
Weatherford - Horseshoe Bend - an old Victorian home sits off little country road said to be haunted by little girl and mother
Weatherford - Lake Weatherford - There have been reports of a bull like creature with eyes like fire around the lake Weatherford. Native Americans that used to live in the area called it the "Demon Water Cow".
Webb - Laredo - Zapata highway - In the early nineteen ninety's a family was driving towards Rio Bravo, Texas and 5 miles before getting there, they had an accident and they all died. The area is marked by three crosses. Apparitions of the family have been reported.
Weslaco - Airport Elementary - when your outside in the playground and you get close to the fence you could here footsteps and you turn and look and there is nothing there they say that a person died there years back.
Weslaco - Weslaco High School - It is said that several years back, a classroom of students witnessed the sudden death of their teacher in the I wing of the school. Today his voice can be heard every Friday during lunch in a quiet classroom teaching. Some students claim to have even seen words appearing on the board, with no one in sight.
Weslaco - Weslaco high school - J Wing - in the j wing it is said that a janitor died several years ago and now you can see him in the halls cleaning and singing at the same time during 5:00
West Columbia - Palmetto Thickets & Woods - This immediate area in and around West Columbia and the old settlement of East Columbia and the surrounding woods and palmetto thickets abounds in ghost tales. There is the lady in the gray taffeta dress, and the ghost hounds of Orizimbo Plantation where Santa Ana was detained, who still wait for the return of the deceased owner of the plantation. They were reported to have been seen recently. Many other stories also float like wisps in the wind. This is one of the oldest parts on Texas to be settled, originally a part of Austin's Colony, so these are old "haunts".
Weslaco - Central Middle School - This is an old annex building that was used as a classroom, a teacher went crazy and killed all of her students. People now say that you can hear students screaming and crying. Until this day the annex building still remains but is not being used.
White Oak - Shilo School - There is an old school that was an all black school in the early 1900's. The school was burnt down by the KKK and several black kids died. There are remains of the school still standing and a historical marker in front of it. At night you can hear voices, cries and the air gets cold.
Whitehouse - Bascom Road - At night you can see a woman dressed in white crossing the Bascom Cemetery road with a knife in her hand, she is possibly the ghost of a woman who stabbed her husband then stabbing herself. He lived but she died. He died sometime after that, she is said to be searching for him to finish what she started.
Wichita Falls - Drunk Tom - Outside of fallstown there is a place in between the North Texas State Hospital and Southwest parkway, where a young college bound man, Drunk Tom, was walking along the Holliday Creek reservoir. Drunk Tom had been drinking heavily that night and either tripped or was pushed into the reservoir. It is said if you go there at night and stand in the exact spot where he died, you will hear a whiskey bottle breaking against the concrete, and see something in the corner of your eye, which immediately disappears.
Wichita Falls - Highway 79 Barn - There was three men who raped and killed a woman and got hanged for doing it. If you go to the barn it is said you can see the woman and the three men wandering around. - Febuary 2005 Update: This place is reported to no longer exist.
Wichita Falls - Lucy Park - cemetery behind Lucy Park - There is also a statue that's called "Little Sister". It's a statue of a young women and it is said that she died from a fever she caught in England when she went there to purchase items for her home after her marriage. If you go there at midnight and you truly feel sorry for her the statue will cry. - June 2008 Update: Although it has long been a ghost story, Flora Kemp was never engaged, never married. She was on a vacation in Detroit, Michigan with her family when she died of typhoid fever in 1910. Even today, people visit her gravesite and put pennies at the base of the statue called, "Little Sister" which is a statue of a young girl walking down a staircase. It is said that she can sometimes be seen at night with a tear streaming down her cheek. The submitter to this update saw the tear once, and since has been back and hasn’t seen it.
Wichita Falls - North Texas State Hospital -Administration Building - Old building, built in the 1920's. Used to house the insane, with many deaths occurring prior to it being turned into offices. Lights can be seen going off and on. On quiet evenings, can hear moans and wails coming from the third floor. Security reports occasionally hearing chains rattling and doors opening and closing. Employees see vague shapes at the ends of the hallways at dinnertime.
Wichita Falls - North Texas State Hospital "M" Building - At night doors opening and closing and footsteps in the hallways. An apparition of a "nurse in a white dress with the old nurses cap on" checking on the patients, Security guards have reported a hand on their shoulder but when they turned to look, no one was there. Cold spots where also noted.
Wichita Falls - Old Insane Asylum - You can hear water dripping in the basement although the place has been vacant and no utilities for over 30 years. When up on the second floor we heard heavy footsteps coming up the stairs, but no one else was in the building. Also if you are very quite on a quite night, can hear the faint sound of old printers and machines running. - October 2007 Update: It was located off of 287 on California St. Building was renovated about 4 or 5 years ago.
Wichita Falls - Screaming Sheila Bridge - Bordering an old ghost town, about 5 miles from church, there is a bridge. The town of Clara was established in the 1800's. Sometime in the mid 1800's there was a woman put to trial and convicted of practicing Wicca. She was burned alive on a bridge. The whole bridge is burnt but in one particular spot, there is a perfect circle burned all the way through. She can still be heard screaming at night. - Febuary 2005 Update: This place is reported to no longer exist.
Wichita falls - the witches gate - in the 1950s there was a family that lived in a mansion and three men broke in and stole the jewelry and caught the house on fire but the father stopped the men and they all burned. About ten years ago some reporters went out there and they never came back.
The Woodlands - Walgreen's, 485 Sawdust Rd - The store is haunted by the ghost of John Cedars, a manager who was killed execution style during a robbery in 1996. Though it wasn't at the time, the location is now 24 hours and employees say that at nights Mr. Cedars can be heard walking the store or playing jokes (he likes to knock over the stacks of diapers like he did when he was alive). Several people have reported incidents while alone in the stockroom at night, such as toys turning themselves on and off. Occasionally things have been known to fly off shelves and break without anyone nearby. The activity calmed after the convictions of the perpetrators in 1998, but he is still a presence in the store.
Woodville - Foster Hill - A man ghost and the sounds of Indian drums that you can here echoing in the distance foot steps that can be heard but never a person to make them. At the end of the road sights of shadowy figures can be seen.
Woodville - Old Cemetery - Outside of Woodville -Noises heard, apparition of a man in a black suit seen only to disappear moments later.
Zapata - Old Zapata Middle School - Zapata Central - At the Old Zapata Middle School gym (which is now Zapata Central), there is a ghostly resident of a small boy that died there. Footsteps heard in the bleachers when no one is up and walking.
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