Haunted Places in Mission Bend, Texas



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    Office Building

    Houston, Texas

    5.3 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    Employees here have witnessed footstep sounds and elevators opening by themselves. Objects have been reported to move and disappear, reappearing in different places.


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    Patterson Road Bridge

    Houston, Texas

    8.5 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    At this bridge on Patterson Road, which runs between Highway 6 and Eldridge, visitors have experienced some strange events. It is said that if you park your car on it at night, you will hear tapping all over it. The spirits doing it are reported to be ghostly soldiers who ...


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    Kingsgate Village

    Houston, Texas

    9.3 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    The ghost of a girl apparently haunts the apartment complex. There's a story of her ghost seeking revenge and killing her unfaithful boyfriend but the story is so obviously the product of an overactive, watched-too-many-B-movies mentality that we can't be bothered to reproduce here. Just because one believes ...


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    Old Greenhouse Road

    Katy, Texas

    10.7 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    Urban legend has it that if you turn off your headlights and drive around the corner to the bridge slowly, a mist will form into person-shape. It is said to be the spirit of an older woman who died in a car accident here.


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    Witch's Grave - Katy Magnolia Cemetery

    Katy, Texas

    12.7 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    The urban legends on witch stories never fail to slay me. This one is just as fascinating. So apparently there was allegedly a 200 lb sphere on top of the Witch's Grave monument and if you read the inscription, looked away and looked back really fast, it would ...


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    Patterson Street

    Houston, Texas

    16.3 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    Some say if you drive down the street slowly you will see black figures begin to follow the car and see handprints appear on the windows. The car will feel very cold in spots.


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    2309 Wichita Street

    Houston, Texas

    17.5 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    The unusually pointy and turreted private home at 2309 Wichita St., made up of half-timbered gables, spires and rooftop decks, is rumored to be haunted, perhaps by former owner and former VA nurse Charles Fondow, who passed away in 2011 in a Barbados hospital at age 64 after becoming ill ...


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    Old Downtown Library - Julia Ideson Building

    Houston, Texas

    18.3 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    Reported to be haunted by the ghost of a former caretaker and his dog.


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    Bob Casey Federal Courthouse

    Houston, Texas

    18.4 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    This courthouse is said to be haunted by a former judge who died after complications from surgery. Apparently, unable to let his work go, even after death, he continues to haunt the building. People claim that his chambers are colder than the rest of the building (no reports ...


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    Jefferson Davis Hospital - Elder Street Artists Lofts

    Houston, Texas

    18.6 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    Elder Street Artists Lofts, formerly the Jefferson Davis Hospital, is said to be haunted by deceased hospital patients. The activity here is said to stem from the fact that the site was built over an 1800s cemetery where about 3,000 Civil War and yellow fever victims were buried. Before the ...


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    Jefferson Davis Hospital

    Houston, Texas

    18.6 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    The hospital opened in 1925, and it had been built over an 1840s city cemetery that held thousands of graves. Many were unmarked, suspected to be cholera and yellow fever victims. Although some gravesites were moved, it is said that the actual remains were not transferred along with them. The ...


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    La Carafe

    Houston, Texas

    18.8 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    The unoccupied second floor is the site of most of the haunting claims. People report ghostly footsteps and items moving as well as the full-body apparition of a large black male ghost.


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    La Carafe

    Houston, Texas

    18.8 miles from Mission Bend, TX


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    Spaghetti Warehouse

    Houston, Texas

    18.9 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    Supposedly rife with spirited activity. The haunting tales usually center around an elevator shaft where one or more people plunged to their deaths.


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    H.E.B. - Auto Zone

    Houston, Texas

    20.7 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    This site formerly was an H.E.B. grocery, and is now an Auto Zone. The ghost of a little girl has been seen walking in the back warehouse. Before the location was bought by H.E.B., it was there that she was murdered after being kidnapped.


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    First Line Apartments

    Pasadena, Texas

    28 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    The apparition of a woman in white haunts the apartment complex. She has been seen pacing the hallways and walking in and out of rooms in owners suites. She has also been seen by motorists staring down into the street late at night. Residents have reported hearing strange noises and ...


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    Wunsche Brothers Cafe and Saloon

    Spring, Texas

    30.5 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    A benign and lively ghost apparently haunts this cafe in Spring, Texas. The ghost is believed to be the original owner Charlie Wunsche. Although the ghost appears more inclined to mischievous pranks - holding doors closed, hiding items and messing with electronics- he has been sighted by employees ...


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    Cinemark Tinseltown 17 and XD

    Spring, Texas

    34.6 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    This spot, as urban legend tells it, is haunted by the apparitions of a small boy and a man. They were said to have died in a trailer park long ago when one was murdered and the other burned to death in a fire. Witnesses have also heard voices and ...


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    Midnite Slice

    Seabrook, Texas

    39.5 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    Midnite Slice is housed in the original Seabrook Post Office. Reports include doors opening and closing by themselves and a broken oven timer ringing. Alarms going off by themselves. A woman visited Midnite Slice claiming her the ghost of her mother was at the location and she stopped by to visit. While ...


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    Cork Grinders Wine and Coffee Bar

    Baytown, Texas

    41.8 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    I own a wine, craft beer and coffee bar in the historic district of Baytown, Texas. Our building is very eclectic and was built in the late 1920's. It was originally a theater (The Texan Theater). My staff and I sense a paranormal presence on a regular basis. Recently we ...


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    Huntsman Chemcial Plant

    Conroe, Texas

    45.9 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    In the administrative building of the chemical plant, the apparition of a tall pale man has been seen wandering the corridors. He is believed to be a former worker who died in an explosion here. Doors open and close by themselves, and night patrol staff have reportedly been followed by ...


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    The Citadel

    Brenham, Texas

    51.3 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    This 1920's building may be haunted, according to workmen who refurbished the place in the 1990's. They reported seeing a woman wearing expensive jewellery and an old-fashioned white outfit roaming the grounds and the building over the course of the renovations, who always vanished before they had a chance ...


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    Today and Yesterday Antiques Store

    Brenham, Texas

    54.7 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    Formerly the Brenham Grand Opera House, the building dates back to 1872. Although the place now houses a quaint antiques store, some of the former theatre performers appear to have never left. The apparition known as the 'Red Lady' has been seen wandering throughout the building, and objects, especially ...


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    F. W. Schuerenberg House

    Brenham, Texas

    54.9 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    Built in 1895, this historic mansion is rumoured to be haunted by two or more ghosts. The spirit of a young girl in an old-fashioned dress has been seen peering out from the first floor bay window, and the upstairs nursery was once the scene of a tragic suicide. (Submitted ...


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    The Historic Ott Hotel

    Liberty, Texas

    57.7 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    This 1928 historic hotel is said to be haunted by several spirits. Two are thought to be Anna and Joshua, a couple who were killed under mysterious circumstances while Anna was having an affair in the hotel in 1930. Oddly enough, they were said to have been killed by the ...


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    Grimes County Courthouse

    Anderson, Texas

    58.2 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    Whoever haunts this 1894 courthouse is not known, although the list of possible candidates include a member of Clyde Barrow's gang who was sentenced here, or the man who was shot dead in a five-day gunfight outside the courthouse at the turn of the century. In the latter case, ...


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    Point Bolivar Lighthouse

    Bolivar Peninsula, Texas

    58.5 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    According to legend, the keepers son killed his family now he haunts the grounds trying to find his dead parents. this 116 foot black lighthouse was built in 1872 but is no longer in use. (Submitted by Nathaniel)


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    Van Alstyne House

    Galveston, Texas

    58.8 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    The 1891 'Gingerbread House' housed an antiques store for many years, until the owners left due to the overwhelming paranormal activity. Reports ranged from tables being flipped over by unseen hands to a foreign voice that told a visitor that he would die if he didn't leave right away. (Submitted ...


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    Michael B. Menard House

    Galveston, Texas

    58.9 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    The 1838 historic mansion is the oldest house in town, and may be one of the most haunted. A former owner would hold séances in the house until his death, and supposedly encountered a number of spirits from a bygone era. However, most of the ghosts haunting this place ...


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    1895 Moody Mansion

    Galveston, Texas

    58.9 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    This 1895 mansion is open to the public for tours. Visitors have reported disembodied footsteps and apparitions which have shown up in photographs. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Chambersea

    Anahuac, Texas

    59 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    The 1845 plantation-style mansion was formerly owned by surveyor general Thomas Jefferson Chambers, who was shot dead through a ground floor window in 1863. Local folk say that a shadow has been seen pacing the downstairs room where he was assassinated, and screams have been heard coming from the ...


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    Ashton Villa

    Galveston, Texas

    59.1 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    Miss Bettie, daughter of the historic Ashton Villa's first owner James Moreau Brown, is rumored to have haunted the house since its 1975 restoration. Her apparition has been seen in a long turquoise dress on the second-floor landing. Her pianist sister may be here too, some say, because the piano ...


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    The Victorian Inn

    Galveston, Texas

    59.2 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    The third floor Zachary Suite - in king bedroom an unseen woman hums a happy tune. In the living room, a man whistling and being touched on the shoulder has been reported. In the queen room someone reports being touched on the back from shoulder to shoulder. On the ...


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    Bishop's Palace

    Galveston, Texas

    59.6 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    The Bishop's Palace was finished in 1893, and was survived the Great Hurricane of 1900. Rumour has it the protective former owner, Walter Gresham, still haunts the place, and has been known to appear during freak weather events. Witnesses say his spirit appears agitated, pacing back and forth across ...


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    Hotel Galvez

    Galveston, Texas

    59.7 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    Said to be the oldest hotel on the island, Hotel Galvez has a haunted room 505. Reports say that very few people actually stay all night in that room, because there is an eerie presence that makes them feel uncomfortable. The mysterious scent of gardenias is said to be a ...


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    Martha Chapel Cemetery - Demon's Road

    Huntsville, Texas

    66 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    Bowden Road is called Demon's Road by some locals, because of all the hauntings that have been reported here. It leads to Martha Chapel Cemetery. Locals warn visitors here not to provoke the spirits, as ghosts have been known to follow visitors home. A hand reportedly came up out of ...


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    Steam Boat House

    Huntsville, Texas

    70.8 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    The Steam Boat House on the Park Grounds of the Museum. It is located behind and off to the side of the Gift Shop. Sam Houston lived, died, and was funeralized in this house. Vague reports of paranormal activity here but no solid details. (Submitted by Tabitha)


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    Sam Houston Memorial Museum

    Huntsville, Texas

    70.9 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    Said to be haunted, the Woodland Home at this museum site is a bit of a mystery. Folks say from the loft you can hear the sounds of unseen people walking beneath you and even see their footprints in the gravel below, leading to the house. It is said that ...


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    Texas State Penitentiary at Huntsville - Walls Unit

    Huntsville, Texas

    71.4 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    Although it hasn't been in use since the 1950s, this unit, an abandoned death row, is said to be haunted. Witnesses describe apparitions and unexplained sounds here as well as on the nearby catwalk; it is reported that on one Halloween, a correctional supervisor recorded the sound of a disembodied ...


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    Oakwood Cemetery

    Huntsville, Texas

    71.8 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    At this cemetery where renowned General Sam Houston is buried, there is a statue commonly called "Black Jesus." According to legend, the bronze statue was erected over the grave of a 5-year-old boy, and it sooned turned deep black. No amount of cleaning could restore the color of the statue. ...


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    Von Minden Hotel

    Schulenburg, Texas

    74.4 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    Built in 1927, the Von Minden Hotel is rumored to be haunted by at least two ghosts, perhaps stemming from two known deaths here. Long ago in Room 23, a railroad worker died of an illness in his sleep, and in Room 37 a WWII veteran jumped after finding that ...


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    Schulman Theater

    Bryan, Texas

    78.4 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    Although the theater is reported to be under renovations, it is said to be haunted by a young man who resides in the upstairs projection rooms. In life, he is said to have been killed by his partner, with whom he was arguing, and his body was discovered the following ...


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    LaSalle Hotel

    Bryan, Texas

    79.8 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    Apparitions, strange noises and lights turning on and off of their own accord have all been reported at this 1929 hotel. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Light of Saratoga - Bragg Road Ghost Lights

    Saratoga, Texas

    80.7 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    The Ghost Light is known to appear and disappear at night without a known cause. Some attribute the phenomena to swamp gas; others say it is the spirit of a railroad worker who was decapitated in a train accident and is searching for his head. The light is said to ...


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    The Woodbine Hotel and Restaurant

    Madisonville, Texas

    88.1 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    Dating back to 1904, the historic hotel and restaurant is believed to be haunted. Perhaps eight or nine hauntings are attached to the old building, but only prominent one is that of a female spirit known as 'Clara' (the spelling varies depending on the source). Room #007 is rumoured ...


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    Old Yoakum Community Hospital

    Yoakum, Texas

    93.2 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    A murdered nurse and a priest who had polio are the two main haunts here. EVPs are picked up, full-bodied apparitions are seen, and EMF meters spike. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ingraham Castle Bed and Breakfast

    Calvert, Texas

    107.3 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    The historic building was supposed to serve as the county courthouse, but an outbreak of yellow fever saw the judicial court moved to a nearby township. Constructed in the 1870's, the building was refurbished as a bed and breakfast inn. Around this time, the story of a ghostly woman ...


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    The Laughing Lady Tea Room

    Calvert, Texas

    107.3 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    The nineteenth-century building was formerly a tea room named for the resident ghost, but has now been refurbished as a furniture store. Staff and diners claim to have heard a woman's laughter echoing through the building during the early afternoon, and have seen a woman in old-fashioned dress wandering ...


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    Calvert Hotel

    Calvert, Texas

    107.3 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    Dating back to 1872, the hotel lies adjacent to the railway tracks and served as accommodation for weary railroad travellers. Lamps in some guest rooms have been known to turn on and off of their own accord, and rhythmic knocking has been reported on the ceiling and the walls, ...


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    Diboll House

    Diboll, Texas

    115.8 miles from Mission Bend, TX

    This small residential property is believed to be haunted. It was apparently a former sector of a nursing home, before conversion to a one story house. Former resident reported being attacked by an aggressive entity, and of seeing a shadowy apparition running through the hallways at night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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