Haunted Places in Petronila, Texas



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    Days Inn Hotel

    Corpus Christi, Texas

    14.3 miles from Petronila, TX

    The ghost of the famous Tejano singer Selena is said to wander about the room in which she was shot here. Though her apparition has not been seen, folks have reported the faint sound of singing and the smell of roses, along with an overwhelming feeling of sadness.


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    Wilson Plaza

    Corpus Christi, Texas

    16.9 miles from Petronila, TX

    Originally called the Nixon Building, the 1927 building is said to be a hot spot for paranormal activity. Witnesses have had a feeling of being watched, seen shadow figures and heard unexplained noises in their offices here, in the early mornings or late at night. The elevators are said to ...


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    Texas A and M - Edward N. Jones Auditorium

    Kingsville, Texas

    18 miles from Petronila, TX

    The 1942 auditorium is said to be haunted by the ghost of a worker who died when he fell out of the rafters during construction. He is said to turn the lights on and off, lock the doors, and knock the costumes off the racks.


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    USS Lexington

    Corpus Christi, Texas

    18.1 miles from Petronila, TX

    Known as the Blue Ghost, the USS Lexington is rumored to be haunted by an engine room operator who was killed in battle and several crew members who were killed in a WWII attack. Besides apparitions, witnesses have heard doors slam, seen lights go off on their own, and felt ...


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    Blackbeard's On the Beach

    Corpus Christi, Texas

    18.1 miles from Petronila, TX

    It's unsure exactly who haunts this beachside restaurant, but witnesses say he opens doors, makes salt shakers jump and chairs move, and plays other harmless pranks. An apparition was recorded walking in the back dining area after hours. Some believe the ghost is a man who was killed long ago ...


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    Texas A and M - College Hall Bell Tower

    Kingsville, Texas

    18.2 miles from Petronila, TX

    The bell tower is said to be haunted by a man who hung himself here. At midnight, his shadow is said to appear on all four corners of the bell.


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    Texas A and M - Lewis Hall

    Kingsville, Texas

    18.3 miles from Petronila, TX

    The hall is said to be haunted by a female student who committed suicide here. Witnesses have seen her apparition, felt cold spots, and described an uneasy feeling of being watched.


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    Texas A and M - Turner-Bishop Hall

    Kingsville, Texas

    18.4 miles from Petronila, TX

    Each hall has its own ghost. At Bishop Hall, a ghostly girl is said to play with students' hair, unlock doors, drag furniture in empty rooms, andn run the showers. At Turner Hall in the second-floor restroom, a black shadow is said to pass quickly from the last toilet to ...


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    Sutherlands Lumber

    Alice, Texas

    26.4 miles from Petronila, TX

    The site was formerly a Wal-Mart, where a ghost they called Matilde or Matilda liked to play pranks on the employees, damaging merchandise and causing accidents. The building is said to be on the site of the Collins Family homestead, the family who founded the town of Alice. The Old ...


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    Old Rialto Theater

    Alice, Texas

    27.3 miles from Petronila, TX

    The theater closed in the 1980s, but employees there claimed to see shadowy apparitions in the halls and described an eerie feeling of being watched by a presence in the upper levels.


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    Old Hospital

    Alice, Texas

    27.4 miles from Petronila, TX

    This hospital is now closed, but when it was open there were claims of call bells ringing on their own on the second floor, even when they were unplugged. Since its closing some residents swear they hear moaning coming from the building, and lights flickering in the windows. In more ...


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    Alice Lake

    Alice, Texas

    27.6 miles from Petronila, TX

    Local legend tells of a little girl who drowned here. Witnesses on the pier have heard her crying for help, seen orbs of light, and felt cold spots.


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    Tarpon Inn

    Port Aransas, Texas

    37 miles from Petronila, TX

    At this 1886 hotel, reports from a guest say that at 3 a.m. their bathroom glowed pink, voices were heard above them and in the shower, and cold spots seemed to be everywhere.


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    Angel Rose Bed and Breakfast Inn

    Rockport, Texas

    43.2 miles from Petronila, TX

    The 1881 bed and breakfast is one of only a few historic buildings left on the southern coast of this small township, as many have been destroyed by hurricanes, neglect and fire over the course of a century. Paranormal activity reported at this location includes lights turning on and ...


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    Dog and Bee Pub

    Beeville, Texas

    50.9 miles from Petronila, TX

    A man in a trench coat haunts this English-style pub. Glassware has been thrown off shelves by unseen hands, and chandeliers reportedly swing back and forth of their own accord. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Berclair Mansion

    Goliad, Texas

    59.6 miles from Petronila, TX

    Built in 1936, this grand old mansion almost seems out of place in this rural town. Furnished with rare antiques, the building is haunted by the apparition of an eccentric elderly woman who lived there alone for years prior to her death. The story goes that workmen restoring the ...


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    Presidio La Bahía

    Goliad, Texas

    69.1 miles from Petronila, TX

    This fort, originally founded in 1721, was the site of many Texas Revolution conflicts including the Battle of Goliad and the Goliad Massacre. Folks have reported seeing ghostly massacred soldiers and hearing their cries of pain.


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    Yorktown Memorial Hospital

    Yorktown, Texas

    90.6 miles from Petronila, TX

    The 1940s hospital closed around 1988, but apparently all of its patients haven't moved out. Witnesses say they have been punched, slapped, kicked or scratched by something unseen, and shadow figures have been seen in the hallways. A man named T.J. who died of a heroin overdose here is said ...


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    Shary Mansion

    Palmhurst, Texas

    105.1 miles from Petronila, TX

    The ghost of former owner Mr Shary has been seen walking across the road from the cemetery he was buried in back to his house. People have also seen the apparition sitting on the front porch in a rocking chair. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    San Juan Hotel

    San Juan, Texas

    107.3 miles from Petronila, TX

    No longer in business, this hotel is said to be the site where a prostitute was once murdered. Folks say you can hear ghostly screaming and crying for help coming from the building, and her apparition can be seen calling and waving from a second-story window at night.


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    Casa De Palmas Renaissance McAllen Hotel

    McAllen, Texas

    107.8 miles from Petronila, TX

    The 1918 Renaissance Casa De Palmas Hotel said to be haunted by the ghost of an elderly lady who appears in the basement. Another female apparition, or perhaps two, have been seen wearing black veils. Police officers were once called to check on a strange woman walking around on one ...


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    Roma Historic Plaza

    Roma, Texas

    122 miles from Petronila, TX

    The Roma Historic District in Roma, Texas preserves an intact example of a border town in the lower Rio Grande valley. The town was an important port and transshipment point on the Rio Grande from 1829 to the 1880s. The apparition of a beautiful girl in a flowing white dress ...


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