Woman Hollering Creek

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This creek was most probably named after the La Llorona myth. La Larona (the Weeping Woman) is the hispanic boogey-woman. She appears everywhere and the story is always the same: a woman drowns her child in a river/lake/ocean/pond/drainage ditch/bathtub and then spends all eternity wailing for her lost child and searching desperately for it. Many drownings are attributed to her influence as it is claimed if you get to close to where she is haunting/searching for her child, she will pull you in hopes that you are the child she is seeking.

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Geographic Information

Address:
Between Exits 591 and 593 on I-10
East of San Antonio, TX
United States

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GPS:
29.49352640717982, -98.20785905822754
Nearest Towns:
Zuehl, TX (2.6 mi.)
Cibolo, TX (4.8 mi.)
Santa Clara, TX (5.4 mi.)
Saint Hedwig, TX (5.5 mi.)
Schertz, TX (5.5 mi.)
Universal City, TX (6.3 mi.)
Converse, TX (6.7 mi.)
New Berlin, TX (6.7 mi.)
Marion, TX (6.7 mi.)
Selma, TX (8.6 mi.)

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  1. I usually stay once a month at the Omni Hotel Colonnade Boulevard in San Antonio and I think that the hotel is a haunted place, particularly check room 1707; lots of weird experiences there.

  2. I once was at a ranch near a creek bed outside of San Antonio. It was my friend’s ranch and we went walking around at night. We heard things in the brush,but we just kept walking. Anyway, My friend suddenly stopped walking due to he said he heard someone crying. I listened and heard something like a person sobbing. I then shouted for them to”shut up!” and they did. Man, that was scary!

  3. I live in marion and didnt think any thing is wrong with it but when i lived in my old house i went to sleep and heared a piano playing and people talking and we dont have a piano at all!

  4. I live about two miles from this location. I grew up in the area, very active location. The story is early settlers to the area came under attack by natives and murdered. Scalped, she walks the creek looking for her family. Screaming Woman Creek, the natives would not go back to the site.

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