Haunted Places in Balmorhea, Texas



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    Fort Davis National Historic Site

    Fort Davis, Texas

    28.1 miles from Balmorhea, TX

    The 1860s Confederate Fort Davis is believed to be haunted by the ghost of Alice Walpole, who was abducted by Native Americans in this area while looking for roses. Her body was never found, but soon afterward, sightings of her ghost were reported in this area. Two other interesting things ...


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    The Holland Hotel

    Alpine, Texas

    43.6 miles from Balmorhea, TX

    This 1920's boutique hotel is supposedly haunted by the apparition of a woman and her child, who lived in the building many years ago. Apparently ghostly activity is most common on the third floor. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Marfa Lights

    Marfa, Texas

    49.7 miles from Balmorhea, TX

    Near U.S. Route 67, these unexplained lights have been seen for decades, and were first reported in a 1957 magazine. Investigators from the University of Texas at Dallas studied and monitored the site for 4 days in 2004, and came to the conclusion that the famous lights are actually reflected ...


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    Historic Pecos County Jail

    Fort Stockton, Texas

    51.8 miles from Balmorhea, TX

    People walking by the old jail late at night have reported seeing lights turning on and off when the place is closed down for the day. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Gage Hotel

    Marathon, Texas

    61.4 miles from Balmorhea, TX

    Gage Hotel was built in the 1920s by Alfred Gage, who died less than a year after it was finished. The hotel is believed to be haunted by Mr. Gage himself. Witnesses have described apparitions on the front porch, in the patio gardens or in the hallways, and Room 10 ...


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    Trinity Hotel and Restaurant

    Carlsbad, New Mexico

    103.1 miles from Balmorhea, TX

    This 1892 hotel is allegedly haunted by a ghostly presence and a female spirit known as Ruby. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Stock Exchange

    Carlsbad, New Mexico

    103.2 miles from Balmorhea, TX

    This steak house is supposed to be haunted. Staff and diners have reported smoke that materialises from nowhere in the second floor dining room, while a construction worker complained of a pair of ghostly hands that would rest upon his shoulders while he worked in the basement. (Submitted by Callum ...


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    Fox Street Book Store

    Carlsbad, New Mexico

    103.2 miles from Balmorhea, TX

    This historic house was formerly a private residence, and is now occupied by a local book store. Visitors have reported disembodied footsteps, doors opening and closing of their own accord and the apparition of man in old-fashioned clothing standing on the main staircase. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Carlsbad Public Library

    Carlsbad, New Mexico

    103.2 miles from Balmorhea, TX

    Staff and patrons at this branch library complain of an entity that throws books and sets off alarms. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Carlsbad Police Department

    Carlsbad, New Mexico

    103.3 miles from Balmorhea, TX

    This former hospital is rumoured to be haunted by a nurse who committed suicide, a choking infant and a nun dressed in grey. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Cavern Theatre

    Carlsbad, New Mexico

    103.3 miles from Balmorhea, TX

    This historic theatre is no longer in operation, but visitors claim it is haunted. Reports indicate that strange noises have been heard in the main room, and that a shadowy apparition has been seen standing in the projectionist booth. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Shafter Lake

    Andrews, Texas

    116 miles from Balmorhea, TX

    Shafter Lake was named for Major General William Rufus Shafter, who discovered it in 1875. When the town lost a county-seat war with nearby Andrews, it became little more than a ghost town. Folks say a ghostly Lady in White roams the graveyard since that time, and a phantom Confederate ...


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