Most Haunted Places in Texas

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    EMF Rating: 92.9

    Baker Hotel

    Mineral Wells, Texas
    Two grisly legends are told to ghost hunters at this site. One is of a man who was killed after being caught in an elevator door. The second is about a woman, a mistress, so distraught over her unrequited love that she killed herself in the hotel. Both spirits are said to remain in the building and...
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    EMF Rating: 92.9

    Yorktown Memorial Hospital

    Yorktown, Texas
    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 to be...
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    EMF Rating: 90.0

    Austin Tavern

    Austin, Texas
    Rumored to once have been a brothel, the tavern is believed to be haunted by a murdered prostitute named Emily. So the story goes, she and her daughter were killed by soldiers in the 1940s. Witnesses have been pinched, tapped, and watched by an unseen presence, and have heard the sounds of...
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    EMF Rating: 88.9

    The Historic Ott Hotel

    Liberty, Texas
    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 same bullet. The famed...
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    EMF Rating: 87.5

    USS Lexington

    Corpus Christi, Texas
    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 cold...
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    EMF Rating: 87.5

    Cadillac Bar

    San Antonio, Texas
    Haunted by the former owner and a former employee. The malevolent activity is (of course) attributed to the female employee while the former owner is apparently benign and just prone to appearing in the storage...
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    EMF Rating: 87.5

    Mulberry Manor

    Sweetwater, Texas
    This establishment is reported to no longer be in the bed-and-breakfast business; it is uncertain at this time what sort of business is here now. The place was a hospital during the Civil War and a mental institution in the early 1900s. Witnesses say a Civil War general's apparition has been seen...
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    EMF Rating: 87.5

    The Jefferson Hotel

    Jefferson, Texas
    Those who stay here should be warned: Room 19 is said to be haunted. A hotel employee reported hearing voices from the room when it was vacant, and guests staying there have claimed to feel they were being watched by an unseen...
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    EMF Rating: 87.5

    Colonial Hotel

    Brownsville, Texas
    According to the Texas Hauntings Society, this hotel has several reports of unexplained activity - particularly in room 101, where unseen hands were felt grabbing at guests underneath the sheets, and a creepy apparition of an infant was seen and...
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    EMF Rating: 87.0

    Littlefield House

    Austin, Texas
    Allegedly haunted by the original mistress of the house Alice Littlefield. She is variously reported to have been either insane or possibly agoraphobic, whatever the case, it appears that she rarely left the house in life and it is claimed that her ghost still haunts it to this day. People claim...
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    EMF Rating: 87.0

    Wunsche Brothers Cafe and Saloon

    Spring, Texas
    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...
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    EMF Rating: 86.4

    Devil's Backbone

    Canyon Lake, Texas
    This beautiful scenic spot in Texas hill country is said to be haunted by a Native American cattle herder named Drago, a fatally injured miner's widow, and the spirit of a wolf. Other spirits seen here include Confederate soldiers, Spanish monks, and an apparition that appears on the hoods of cars...
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    EMF Rating: 85.7

    Miss Molly's Hotel

    Fort Worth, Texas
    In the historic Stockyards of Fort Worth Miss Molly's is allegedly haunted by ghosts from its former bordello days including the ghost of a cowboy that is mostly seen in the aptly named Cowboy Room....
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    EMF Rating: 84.2

    Jefferson Davis Hospital - Elder Street Artists Lofts

    Houston, Texas
    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 site...
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    EMF Rating: 84.2

    La Posada Hotel

    Laredo, Texas
    Formerly a convent, this hotel is now known for its strange spirits, including some nuns' apparitions. Rumor has it that a spook here will assume the form of living employees to trick people, except that it cannot speak. Witnesses also have reported cold spots and the sound of someone calling out...
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    EMF Rating: 83.3

    Emily Morgan Hotel

    San Antonio, Texas
    This website strives to be a cut above other haunted websites. If you go to practically any other "ghost site" that all seem to have the same stock entries on 'haunted hotspots' you will find an entry like this under the Emily Morgan Hotel: "Floor nine is a very active floor. Having been unaware...
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    EMF Rating: 83.3

    Witches Gate

    Wichita Falls, Texas
    The burned mansion is the centerpiece of a local legend. Many different stories circulate here. Some say the wealthy family who lived here was met with tragedy when the father passed away. The mother went crazy and burned the house. Another tale says robbers broke into the house, and one of the...
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    EMF Rating: 83.3

    Loretto Academy

    El Paso, Texas
    Rumor has it that the bell tower is haunted by the ghost of a nun who lost her life in the bell tower. While there are many variations of the story - accidental death, suicide over pregnancy, murdered through being locked away and starved - the particulars of the haunting remain the same; people...
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    EMF Rating: 83.3

    1895 Tarlton House

    Hillsboro, Texas
    At this bed-and-breakfast inn, as the name implies built in 1895, builder Mr. Tarlton himself is said to wander in spirit. Rumor has it that he hanged himself on floor 3 after his second wife died. Witnesses have heard his footsteps and felt cool gusts of wind on their faces. There are journals in...
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    EMF Rating: 83.3

    University of the Incarnate Word

    San Antonio, Texas
    In the main administration building, which was built in 1922, there is said to be a spirit of a little boy playing with a bouncng ball on the 3rd floor. The 4th floor was once used as a quarantine area for TB, and many spirits are said to linger from that time. Cold spots and electrical anomalies...
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    EMF Rating: 83.3

    Old Hospital

    Alice, Texas
    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 recent...
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    EMF Rating: 82.1

    Woman Hollering Creek

    Schertz, Texas
    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...
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    EMF Rating: 81.8

    Schulman Theater

    Bryan, Texas
    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 day. Witnesses say the ghost...
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    EMF Rating: 81.5

    Casa De Palmas Renaissance McAllen Hotel

    McAllen, Texas
    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 of the...
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    EMF Rating: 81.3

    Rio Grande Plaza Hotel

    Laredo, Texas
    Superstition plays a role in this hotel's haunting, some say. The largest building in Laredo, it's also the only one to have a 13th floor. Other buildings have renumbered their floors to avoid having a 13th, for superstitious reasons. Folks say the haunt in this hotel is a former worker who died in...
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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    Blackbeard's On the Beach

    Corpus Christi, Texas
    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 in a...
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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    Ashton Villa

    Galveston, Texas
    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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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    The Alamodome

    San Antonio, Texas
    Legend says that the ghoulish figure of a woman haunts the parking lot. In addition a worker who was killed during the construction of the Alamodome is also said to haunt the halls....
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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    Camberley Gunter Hotel

    San Antonio, Texas
    Although no body was ever found, a blood-soaked room indicated that something had gone seriously amiss at the Camberley Gunter Hotel. Legend has it that a woman was murdered there in the 1960's and an unsuspecting maid walked in on the murderer as he was escaping out the fire escape of the blood...
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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    Museum of the Southwest

    Midland, Texas
    Folks say the ghost of a former owner, who was murdered here before the mansion was turned into a museum, haunts the upstairs portion of the...
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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    Hastings Books - Randalls Food Store

    Killeen, Texas
    Employees here have felt a ghostly presence who has been known to knock merchandise off racks or set up pyramids of canned food in the aisles during the...
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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    Dimmit County Memorial Hospital

    Carrizo Springs, Texas
    Between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m., witnesses report seeing the ghost of a nurse in old-fashioned clothing in the...
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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    Texas A and M - Turner-Bishop Hall

    Kingsville, Texas
    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 the east...
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    EMF Rating: 80.0

    Wilson Plaza

    Corpus Christi, Texas
    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 stop at...
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    EMF Rating: 79.4

    Texas State Penitentiary at Huntsville - Walls Unit

    Huntsville, Texas
    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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    EMF Rating: 79.2

    Abandoned Asylum

    San Antonio, Texas
    Although this place boasts a number of ghostly activities -screaming, moaning, doors opening and closing of their own volition -this property is owned by the county and you are just as likely to encounter a police officer arresting you for trespassing than a ghost. There have been numerous...
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    EMF Rating: 78.6

    Driskill Hotel

    Austin, Texas
    At this historic hotel, there is a portrait of a little girl holding some flowers on the third floor that causes a bit of a buzz -- literally as well as figuratively. Folks say that when they look at it, they get a curious tingling sensation of their heels being lifted into the air. After that,...
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    EMF Rating: 77.8

    Dr. White's Sanitorium - Old Insane Asylum

    Wichita Falls, Texas
    At the old art-deco building, formerly said to have been an insane asylum, folks have reported the sound of footsteps and of water dripping in the basement, although there has been no water turned on here for years. The building has since been turned into a private...
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    EMF Rating: 77.8

    Murders at Hammon and Hatton

    Wichita Falls, Texas
    Local lore tells of a couple who parked here to make out. A man in black knocked on their window, and they opened it up. Immediately and unceremoniously, he killed the couple. The only clue found was a bloody hook said to be hanging on the nearby railing. The phantom couple has been reported...
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    EMF Rating: 77.8

    Sam Houston Memorial Museum

    Huntsville, Texas
    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 things mysteriously fall off of Sam...
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    EMF Rating: 77.8

    Turner Auditorium

    Nacogdoches, Texas
    A ghost named Chester haunts the theater building, who is rumored to have been an architect of the building, but passed away before its completion. Legend has it that the building was erected backward and he killed himself in disgrace. His ghost has manifested as a face on a stage curtain and...
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    EMF Rating: 77.8

    The Hamilton Hotel

    Laredo, Texas
    The 1900 building boasts an additional 9 floors that were added in 1923. It is said to be the tallest in Laredo. Folks have reported the ghostly sounds of children running and playing in the...
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    EMF Rating: 77.3

    Martha Chapel Cemetery - Demon's Road

    Huntsville, Texas
    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 a grave,...
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    EMF Rating: 76.9

    Santa Fe Apartments - 2F

    Midland, Texas
    Aparttment 2F is considered haunted after some sort of extremely violent event in the early 2000s. The staff decided to re-rent the place with new doors and carpets. At first the showers would go on by themselves and the closest apartment, which was closed each night, was open at mornings. This...
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    EMF Rating: 76.9

    Oakwood Cemetery

    Huntsville, Texas
    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. It is...
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    EMF Rating: 76.9

    Hotel Galvez

    Galveston, Texas
    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 clue to the ghost's...
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    EMF Rating: 76.5

    Stephen F. Austin State University - Griffith Hall

    Nacogdoches, Texas
    On the third floor, rumor has it that a female student once jumped out the window after playing with a Ouija board. Her ghost causes the lights in the shower room to flicker at the same time every night, at the exact time she died. Her apparition has been seen at the end of the hall, wearing...
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    EMF Rating: 76.5

    Patterson Street

    Houston, Texas
    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...
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    EMF Rating: 75.0

    Bob Casey Federal Courthouse

    Houston, Texas
    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 on the number of air...
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    EMF Rating: 75.0

    North Texas State Hospital

    Wichita Falls, Texas
    There are two buildings here that are said to be haunted. The 1920s-era Administration Building was once used to house mentally unstable patients. Lights go on and off by themselves, and witnesses have heard moans, wails, and the rattling of chains. Shadowy figures have been reported here as well....
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    Worley Hospital

    Pampa, Texas
    The abandoned hospital is said to be haunted. Strange noises have been reported, including a woman's scream. The nursery is said to be very...
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    EMF Rating: 75.0

    Delaney Hall - Schreiner University

    Kerrville, Texas
    Reportedly haunted by no less than 8 ghosts. Two of them are allegedly students who died at the university....
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    EMF Rating: 75.0

    Our Lady of the Lake University

    San Antonio, Texas
    Long dead nuns continue to roam the campus as well as the mischievous ghost that alums have taken to calling Jack. Jack is blamed for every prank and missing item in the dorms (which probably tickles live pranksters to no end). ...
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    EMF Rating: 75.0

    Crowne Plaza - Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk

    San Antonio, Texas
    The Crowne Plaza is allegedly haunted by ghostly footsteps, strange shadows and feelings of being watched or followed. Note: this hotel has been rebranded to "Wyndham San Antonio...
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    EMF Rating: 75.0

    Claiborne House Bed and Breakfast

    Jefferson, Texas
    The apparition of well-dressed man has appeared to both residents and guests. His identity is a mystery, but he is the subject of many ghostly local...
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    EMF Rating: 75.0

    Presidio La Bahía

    Goliad, Texas
    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...
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    EMF Rating: 75.0

    Plaza Theatre

    El Paso, Texas
    The 1930 Plaza Theatre, originally a movie house, has several ghosts, according to witnesses. Lights turn on and off, and an eerie red-orange light has been seen traveling through the mezzanine. Some of the apparitions here include a shadowy man in black and an elderly man smoking a cigarette. Also...
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    EMF Rating: 75.0

    Cameron Park - Jacob's Ladder

    Waco, Texas
    An old staircase called "Jacob's Ladder" is found near the south end of Cameron Park, near Redwood Shelter. It is 88 steps from start to finish, and can be daunting on a summer day. But locals swear that if a couple tackles the infamous staircase at night, the woman will feel invisible hands...
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    EMF Rating: 75.0

    Old Hilton Hotel

    Plainview, Texas
    Although the building is reportedly closed, it is a known spot for haunts. The curtains on the windows are said to move, perhaps by the demons said to remain trapped after a group of satanists was rumored to have broken in there. In Room 529, there is reported to be a Bible that lies open on the...
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    EMF Rating: 75.0

    Tarpon Inn

    Port Aransas, Texas
    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...
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    EMF Rating: 75.0

    Sacred Heart Church

    El Paso, Texas
    At the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, a ghostly woman in a turn-of-the-century bridal gown is said to weep in the side chapel. According to local lore, the young Mexican woman was left at the altar and shortly thereafter passed away. Her ghost is said to return to the church, hoping to find her...
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    EMF Rating: 75.0

    The Excelsior House

    Jefferson, Texas
    This old hotel is said to be haunted by a headless ghost who roams the second floor. Another ghost lives here as well: a woman who wears black and carries a baby. It is said that the woman's apparition has frightened many guests, including film director Steven...
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    EMF Rating: 75.0

    Hotel Lawrence Dallas

    Dallas, Texas
    This hotel opened in 1925, and a lot of mysterious happenings occur here. On the 10th floor, witnesses have reported the sound of crying and footsteps in high heels, along with cold spots and strange shadows -- it is said that a woman in the 1940s jumped or fell to her death from the presidential...
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    EMF Rating: 75.0

    Old Greenhouse Road

    Katy, Texas
    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...
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    EMF Rating: 75.0

    Seton Edgar B. Davis Hospital

    Luling, Texas
    Mr. Davis himself is said to haunt this hospital. Staff have reported that doors open and close by themselves and medicine has been knocked to the ground before their...
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    EMF Rating: 75.0

    River Legacy Park

    Arlington, Texas
    At River Legacy Park are several places rumored to be haunted. One of them is Hell's Gate, along a shady trail through swampland. Local legend has it that it was along this trail that captured Union spies were marched on their way to be hanged. Here, phantom sobs and prayers are heard, and along...
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    EMF Rating: 75.0

    Point Isabel Lighthouse

    Port Isabel, Texas
    The Point (Port) Isabel Lighthouse, built in 1852, was used temporarily by Civil War soldiers from both sides as a look-out post. Its light was extinguished in 1905 and the land was purchased by a private owner and was eventually preserved as a historic site. Now, a ghostly Lighthouse Angel is said...
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    EMF Rating: 75.0

    Thompson Island Bridge

    San Marcos, Texas
    Thompson Island Bridge is said to be a favorite spot for the spirit of a Confederate soldier. His apparition, with his rifle, is said to appear more often before or during times of war. According to legend, the man lived in a nearby cabin and had made a promise with his brother that when they went...
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    The Natatorium

    Amarillo, Texas
    The Natatorium, aka "The Nat,” was originally an indoor swimming pool that opened in 1922. In has also been a dance palace, the Nat Café, and now is an antiques mall. The Nat is rumored to be haunted with cold spots, unexplained noises, moving furniture, and the apparition of a woman in a white...
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    EMF Rating: 75.0

    Home Depot

    Austin, Texas
    This Home Depot is rumored to be haunted by a ghost employees call Fred. Actually, according to a report, the ghost is a craftsman named Herbert who passed away at age 74 in his workshop. He was cremated, and his ashes were let go in the outdoor garden section of Home Depot, to let him rest in...
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    EMF Rating: 74.4

    Patterson Road Bridge

    Houston, Texas
    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 linger from a Civil War...
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    EMF Rating: 73.7

    Six Poles

    Socorro, Texas
    Rumors abound as to the purpose and the past of Six Poles. The most oft cited urban legend is that it was a slaughterhouse and that a woman accidentally killed herself there and now her ghosts haunts the spot....
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    EMF Rating: 73.7

    Victoria's Black Swan Inn

    San Antonio, Texas
    A variety of ghostly activity has been claimed at this current wedding venue. Full-body apparitions, dolls moving location, eerie music, cold spots, doors opening and closing under their own volition and other haunted happenings....
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    EMF Rating: 72.7

    Menger Hotel

    San Antonio, Texas
    This hotel is apparently haunted by dozens of ghosts, including (allegedly) Teddy Roosevelt. As one of the oldest hotels in Texas, it is only natural that many people would have stayed and some would have died within its walls, which might lead to the absolute plethora of ghosts. [gallery...
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    EMF Rating: 72.7

    Jefferson Davis Hospital

    Houston, Texas
    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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    EMF Rating: 72.7

    The Crazy Water Hotel

    Mineral Wells, Texas
    Formerly the Crazy Water Hotel, the building here is now a retirement and assisted-living community. The hotel was built in the 1920s over the site of a well, and legend has it that the hotel's name comes from the tale of a mentally unstable woman who went there every day to drink the water until...
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    EMF Rating: 72.2

    Rogers Hotel

    Waxahachie, Texas
    The building that once housed the Rogers Hotel is now reported to be an office building, but it has a haunted history. According to reports, a live-in maintenance man got the fright of his life when a stranger in period clothing knocked at his door while the hotel was still under renovation. He...
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    EMF Rating: 71.4

    Kerrville Court House

    Kerrville, Texas
    The yard in front of the Courthouse is apparently haunted by the ghost of a woman who was killed by her boyfriend and also by the boyfriend as he supposedly hanged himself after the murder....
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    EMF Rating: 71.4

    Dimmit County Courthouse

    Carrizo Springs, Texas
    It is reported that late at night, the rattling of keys and footsteps can be heard going up the stairs to the second floor. The ghost in residence is said to be a former sheriff who was murdered at his...
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    EMF Rating: 71.4

    Old Rialto Theater

    Alice, Texas
    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...
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    EMF Rating: 71.4

    Stockyards Hotel

    Fort Worth, Texas
    Ghost tours of the area are available, and they begin in this hotel and visit several other nearby buildings. Room 218 of the hotel is believed to be...
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    EMF Rating: 71.4

    Beckham Hotel

    Mineola, Texas
    This 1880s hotel building is said to be haunted. One ghost, called Elizabeth, wears a long dress and often carries a parasol. Reports say she is most often seen on the stairs on Mondays at about 3 a.m. She is said to have fallen down the stairs to her death. Another spirit believed to be here is a...
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    EMF Rating: 71.4

    Camino Real

    El Paso, Texas
    Rumor has it that the Camino Real is a haunted hotel. A ghostly woman is said to wander the halls wearing a white gown and a melancholy...
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    EMF Rating: 71.4

    Gated House off FM 195

    Paris, Texas
    A number of Internet sites (and at least one book) mention the "Gated House off FM 195" as a particularly haunted place. The story says that this enormous abandoned house houses the ghost of a small boy. The problem is - no one seems to agree on where this house is, exactly.
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    EMF Rating: 71.4

    Omni Austin Hotel

    Austin, Texas
    Rumor has it that the ghost at this hotel is the spirit of a man, Jack, who committed suicide by jumping off the balcony. Since he was unable to pay his tab, his name still remains in the computer log. Night staff say they can hear Jack in his room at night, and other guests staying in nearby rooms...
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    Goatman's Bridge - Old Alton Bridge

    Argyle, Texas
    The Old Alton Bridge, aka the Goatman's Bridge, is rumored to be a site where satanic practices have occurred, and as a result, a half-goat, half-man creature was conjured up. According to the legend, those who parked on the bridge and honked three times would call up the Goatman. Reports say that...
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    The University of Texas at Brownsville

    Brownsville, Texas
    It is said that this campus sees a lot of ghostly activity. Ghosts of Cavalrymen and Victorian woman have been spotted, library books have flown off shelves, and jukeboxes play by themselves. The reason for the hauntings is that the art center was once a jail, and the library was once parade...
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    EMF Rating: 70.8

    Cameron Park - Witch's Castle

    Waco, Texas
    Cameron Park is a busy place for the paranormal - check out nearby "Lover's Leap" and "Jacob's Ladder" for examples. But by far the most well-known story is that of the Witch's Castle, which is the popular name for a set of ruins found deep within the park. There are claims that there are weird...
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    EMF Rating: 70.0

    The San Marcos River Entity

    Luling, Texas
    An invisible presence haunts the banks of the San Marcos River. An ominous feeling and impressions in the grass mark the place where the invisible presence passes....
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    Renaissance Dallas Hotel

    Dallas, Texas
    According to local legend, a man jumped to his death from this hotel's roof, landing on the west side of the building. Witnesses say unexplained sounds come from the rooms and that the area of the roof is...
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    EMF Rating: 69.2

    Catfish Plantation

    Waxahachie, Texas
    Seen on many TV shows, Catfish Plantation was a historic house that was turned into a restaurant. The spirits attached to the town must have liked the idea. The friendly haunts here have been reported to flirt with the women, brew up a pot of coffee, or set fry baskets floating through the air....
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    EMF Rating: 69.2

    Hampton Inn & Suites - Mesquite

    Mesquite, Texas
    Guests and employees both have experienced ghosts here. Folks have seen a male apparition wearing black pants and brown shoes, and have spoken to a ghost girl, not realizing she was a ghost. A pervasive feeling of being watched also has been...
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    EMF Rating: 68.8

    The Texas White House

    Fort Worth, Texas
    At this 1910 building, now a bed-and-breakfast inn, a ghost is said to visit the Lone Star Room. The apparition of a man has been seen here, and his presence has been felt moving around in the room by some...
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    EMF Rating: 68.8

    Spaghetti Warehouse

    Houston, Texas
    Supposedly rife with spirited activity. The haunting tales usually center around an elevator shaft where one or more people plunged to their...
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    EMF Rating: 68.8

    Christus Santa Rosa Hospital

    San Antonio, Texas
    Allegedly haunted by a headless nun. ...
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    EMF Rating: 66.7

    Fort Davis National Historic Site

    Fort Davis, Texas
    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 are said...
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    Pinky's Cave

    Wichita Falls, Texas
    A painted warning in the cave says “Stop now or Pinky’ll get you!” Pinky's Cave is a 3-mile concrete drainage ditch. Several decades ago, teenager Robert Pinkman claimed the tunnel for himself and his friends, calling it Pinky’s Cave. It became the stuff of neighborhood legends, a hangout...
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    EMF Rating: 66.7

    Spanish Main Apartments

    San Antonio, Texas
    Numerous sightings of a little boy in period clothing roaming the apartment complex. (Submitted by Callum...
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    EMF Rating: 66.7

    Old Downtown Library - Julia Ideson Building

    Houston, Texas
    Reported to be haunted by the ghost of a former caretaker and his dog. ...
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    EMF Rating: 66.7

    Tradewind Airport

    Amarillo, Texas
    Local legend has it that long ago, when the airport was private, a woman found her husband together with his mistress on his private plane. She killed the two lovers and then committed suicide. Her ghost is said to roam the area; the strong smell of perfume is an indicator that she is around. Also,...
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    Gage Hotel

    Marathon, Texas
    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 is said to be especially active....
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    EMF Rating: 66.7

    The Huebner-Onion House

    Leon Valley, Texas
    Ghosts of former inhabitants are said to haunt the house. People claim to hear noises that indicate someone is climbing the stairs....
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    Slate Shoals Mansion

    Arthur City, Texas
    The mansion that once stood here was said to me haunted. Witnesses have reported uneasy feelings when around it, and strange sounds that came from it. Some have seen a ghostly woman in the attic and a wheelchair that moved by itself. Cabins in the back were said to be haunted by the ghosts of slave...
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    Texas Tech - Ranching Heritage Center

    Lubbock, Texas
    The ghost of a woman has been reported to appear in an upper window of a 2-story house at the southwest end of the complex. She's thought to be the wife of the rancher who origially built the...
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    Old Foamy Road

    Cleburne, Texas
    Old Foamy Road's monster, nicknamed Old Foamy after the nearby stream and road, is a 7-foot-tall goat-man or satyr. According to local lore, those who park on Old Foamy Road near the stream, turn off the lights and honk three times will call up the monster. The legend is believed to come from the...
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    Sutherlands Lumber

    Alice, Texas
    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 Collins...
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    Texas A and M - Edward N. Jones Auditorium

    Kingsville, Texas
    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...
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    Texas A and M - College Hall Bell Tower

    Kingsville, Texas
    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...
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    Lamar University - Sigma Phi Epsilon

    Beaumont, Texas
    Local tales say this house, purchased by the university in the 1980s, was once a dream house built by a farmer. After the farmer passed, it fell into disrepute as a brothel. Now a frat house, a ghost named Chester is said to reside here, making himself known by knocking, opening and closing doors...
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    White Oak Manor Bed and Breakfast

    Jefferson, Texas
    A ghost named Ida Sue, a young blonde girl, is said to haunt this inn. Witnesses have reported seeing apparitions, quilts that move by themselves, and more strange sounds. Folks say sneezing and coughing can be heard day and night, thought to be a residual haunting from someone who once died of...
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    The Grove

    Jefferson, Texas
    Also known as the Stilley-Young House, The Grove is an 1861 house, reportedly very much a hotspot for paranormal activity, that has been featured on many TV shows and in many magazines over the years. Owners have described phantom odors, shadowy figures, moving objects, apparitions, and lights that...
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    Von Minden Hotel

    Schulenburg, Texas
    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 his girl had married someone else while...
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    Concordia Cemetery

    El Paso, Texas
    At Concordia Cemetery, more than 60,000 folks have been laid to rest, and many lie in UN-rest, according to reports. It's said that the cemetery is so active with apparitions and other strange occurrences that the L&J Café across the street even gets some "business" from the cemetery's...
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    Magoffin Homestead

    El Paso, Texas
    The historic Magoffin Home was originally built by El Paso mayor Joseph Magoffin in 1875. His family lived there until 1976, when the City of El Paso and the State of Texas bought it--and apparently also bought the ghosts that came with it. One ghost is believed to be Charles Richardson, Joseph...
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    Magic Landing Amusement Park

    El Paso, Texas
    Magic Landing Amusement Park stood abandoned since 1989, and was demolished in 2012. The area was believed to be haunted by the ghost of an 18-year-old employee, Frank Guzman Jr., who was killed in 1985 while trying to recover a park guest's cap from a roller coaster track. As he was on the track,...
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    Toltec Building

    El Paso, Texas
    The landmark Toltec Building, completed in 1910, is rumored to be haunted. Over the years, witnesses have described such things as stage lights exploding or changing color, props falling, and apparitions, including one of Pancho...
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    Fire Station #9

    El Paso, Texas
    Fire Station No. 9, say the firefighters who work here, has a ghost: Woodard Bloxom, a former captain who died battling a warehouse fire across the street in 1934. The ghost is said to be friendly, and may forewarn the firefighters about impending calls. The men have witnessed cold spots,...
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    Faust Hotel

    New Braunfels, Texas
    There have been newspaper articles written about this hotel's ghost. It has been seen drifting in the hallways on an upper floor, floating through closed doors, and turning the water and electricity on an off, among other...
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    University of Texas El Paso

    El Paso, Texas
    University of Texas El Paso, aka UTEP, has more than its share of haunted buildings. Folks say that at Old Main, Cotton Memorial, the Geology Building, Hudspeth Hall and Worrell Hall, there are sounds of footsteps, trash cans that open by themselves and flickering lights. And on the library's fifth...
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    Anson Lights

    Anson, Texas
    The Anson Ghost Lights are found by turning right at Alsupps toward the graveyard just outside of town. Turn right down a dirt road that travels along the cemetery. Then, at the crossroads, turn the car around so it faces the main road, turn off the engine, and flash the headlights three times. In...
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    Days Inn Hotel

    Corpus Christi, Texas
    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...
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    Caribbean Apartments - Willow Run Apartments

    San Antonio, Texas
    Formerly a motel, these apartments have lingering spirits from their violent early days. Crying women, running children's footsteps, and loud thumps can be heard; lights and toilets will activate on their own; and children who reside here are said to occasionally see and play with children's...
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    Snuffer's Restaurant

    Dallas, Texas
    The ghost of a hazy figure has been seen in the hallway leading to the restrooms. It is believed to be that of a woman that died during a fight there long ago. (Submitted by Callum...
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    EMF Rating: 66.7

    Burleson House

    Waxahachie, Texas
    This historic two-story residence was built in 1915, and previously managed by a family-owned honey company. This house is one of the most haunted in Texas, with many apparitions being seen and heard in the old house. Doors open and close by themselves, voices are heard at night, and footsteps are...
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    Baker Mansion

    Weatherford, Texas
    At Baker Mansion, built in 1894, the ghost of original owner JD Baker's son Charles, who mysteriously disappeared in 1908, is said to walk. The subsequent owners of the home noted shadows on the stairs, eerie figures, violent pounding from the basement, and touches from unseen...
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    Bethel Cemetery

    Coppell, Texas
    Bethel Cemetery, founded in 1853, reportedly contains a haunted grave marked with strange symbols. Legend has it that photographs of this grave, belonging to Oda Kirby ("Lived and Died Sept 17, 1909"), will all turn out...
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    Southwind Inn

    Port Isabel, Texas
    Visitors--and staff members, too--have reported seeing apparitions at the Southwind Inn. According to reports, there are ghost children and a Victorian-era lady on the inn's the third...
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    Yacht Club Hotel

    Port Isabel, Texas
    The historic Yacht Club Hotel, formerly named the Shary Yacht Club and the Port Isabel Yacht Club Hotel, is rumored to be haunted by friends of Olga Mae Keyhorn, daughter of iron mogul Theodore Keyhorn II. Olga's friends Telly and Mary were on a yacht in the 1920s when it caught fire, killing...
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    EMF Rating: 66.7

    Mission San José

    San Antonio, Texas
    The legend surrounding the mission's rose window starts with one of its builders, a stonemason whose beloved fell ill and passed away. The rose window was made in her memory, and the stonemason made a memorial surrounding it. Some folks say the woman's ghost can be seen looking out her...
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    Belaire Theatre - Artisan Center Theatre

    Hurst, Texas
    Artisan Center Theatre, formerly the Belaire Theatre, is rumored to be home to a former projectionist who had a heart attack and died while on the job. Witnesses say there are also a ghost girl, with whom folks have interacted, and the spirit of a man named Neil, who's not very nice. Witnesses hear...
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    Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse

    Fort Worth, Texas
    Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse is housed inside a building that was originally constructed as an upper-class bathhouse in 1890, and its ghost has been traced back to the bathhouse. Historians speculate that the victim may have won some coin at a nearby gambling spot. As a result, he was...
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    La Lomita Chapel

    Mission, Texas
    The historic La Lomita Chapel is said to be haunted by the apparition of a nun who appears suspended in the air in a prayer posture. The apparition has been spotted in broad...
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    Inn at Pearl Street

    Austin, Texas
    A ghost or two are said to haunt this inn, an 1896 building that was originally a private home for Judge Charles A. Wilcox and family. It had fallen into disrepair by the 1980s, and it was purchased and renovated as an inn in the 1990s. The apparition of a woman carrying a child has been seen...
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    Inn at Pearl Street

    Austin, Texas
    A ghost or two are said to haunt this inn, an 1896 building that was originally a private home for Judge Charles A. Wilcox and family. It had fallen into disrepair by the 1980s, and it was purchased and renovated as an inn in the 1990s. The apparition of a woman carrying a child has been seen...
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    EMF Rating: 65.0

    El Camaroncito - The Player's Club

    San Antonio, Texas
    The Devil likes to dance! Who wouldn't really, but there is a widely spread and widely-believed story that the Devil himself actually paid a visit to the El Camaroncito dance hall back in the day. The story goes thus: A handsome man entered the bar and immediately enchanted a young woman into...
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    EMF Rating: 64.3

    The Alamo

    San Antonio, Texas
    Nearly 2,000 people died at the Battle of the Alamo. So much death and bloodshed and so much resulting restless spirit activity have led some people to claim that the Alamo is one of the most haunted places in America. Claims of the Alamo being haunted began mere weeks after the legendary battle...
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    EMF Rating: 64.3

    H.E.B. - Auto Zone

    Houston, Texas
    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...
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    EMF Rating: 64.3

    The Grace Museum

    Abilene, Texas
    The old Grace Hotel was built in 1909 and was in disrepair by the 1960s and 1970s. It closed when its boiler went, and vandals took over the building. Since then it has been restored, but the ghosts from its past never left. Folks say the 3rd and 4th floors are especially haunted as well as the...
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    EMF Rating: 63.6

    Flatrock Park - Lake Brownwood

    Brownwood, Texas
    The lake is said to be haunted: Folks often have troubles with their boats, or have had their boats damaged by an unseen source, when trying to use the ramp. Also, several swimmers in this area have drowned. Locals blame a ghost who drowned in the Pecan Bayou before Lake Brownwood has built. The...
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    EMF Rating: 63.2

    Ghost Tracks

    San Antonio, Texas
    Legend has it that a school bus full of children was killed by a train at the intersection. They now claim that if you put your car in neutral and stop near the tracks, unseen ghosts will push your car across. (If you decide to attempt this, do make sure there's not another train coming, goodness...
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    EMF Rating: 62.5

    Screaming Sheila Bridge - Moeller Road

    Electra, Texas
    Many stories are told about Screaming Sheila Bridge - Moeller Road. One is that in the mid-1800s, a woman was convicted of practicing witchcraft and burned alive on the bridge. There is now a hole completely through the bridge. She is heard screaming at night. Another story is that in the early...
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    Drunk Tom - Lake Wichita

    Wichita Falls, Texas
    According to local legend, Drunk Tom was a young man who had left a night of hard drinking to walk along the reservoir. He fell in and drowned. Folks say if you go to the spot, you will hear a whiskey bottle break and see a vision in the corner of your eye, which disappears when you look directly...
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    "Little Sister" Statue - Flora Kemp - Riverside Cemetery

    Wichita Falls, Texas
    The statue of Flora, engraved with "Little Sister," is known among the locals as the Crying Bride. The statue is said to shed tears. So the story goes, on her wedding day, Flora tripped and fell down the Kell House stairs to her death. But some question this story: Other reports say Flora died of...
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    EMF Rating: 61.9

    San Juan Hotel

    San Juan, Texas
    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...
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    EMF Rating: 61.5

    Fort Sam Houston

    San Antonio, Texas
    The Officer's Quarters are said to be haunted. People claim that items move around on their own volition and people claim to see lights when there is no one there....
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    EMF Rating: 60.0

    Thistle Hill

    Fort Worth, Texas
    Thistle Hill was originally built in 1903-1904 for Electra Waggoner Wharton, daughter of wealthy rancher and oilman William "Tom" Waggoner and his wife Ella. The historic home is now available for touring and private events. Witnesses say that the 1970s renovations may have awakened some spirits,...
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    Adolphus Hotel

    Dallas, Texas
    This 1912 hotel is home to many spirits, according to the local lore. Among them are a sad bride who was said to be jilted in the 1930s and hanged herself--she haunts the 19th floor. Witnesses have seen her apparition, and with it heard her sobbing and the sound of a music box. Another hotel haunt...
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    EMF Rating: 60.0

    La Carafe

    Houston, Texas
    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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    Alamo Quarry Theatre

    San Antonio, Texas
    Rumors abound that there was a body buried in the foundation of the theater. In addition, people claim there are cold spots and issues with the lights. Some people who claim to have worked there say they've seen the ghost of a child in the projection room....
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    McNay Art Museum

    San Antonio, Texas
    The mistress of the home where the art museum is housed is said to haunt the west wing of the museum. Staff and visitors often claim to hear her humming and some claim to have seen her....
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    St. Anthony Hotel

    San Antonio, Texas
    People have claimed to see strange moving shadows, full-body apparitions and other ghostly occurrences at the St. Anthony hotel. Supposedly the tenth floor has the most activity....
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    Terrell Castle - Lambermont

    San Antonio, Texas
    Haunted by the former owner who committed suicide there. In addition there are apparently ghostly children who play on the stairs....
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    Whitten Inn

    Abilene, Texas
    Strange things are afoot at this inn. Witnesses say bathroom lights turn on and off by themselves, objects disappear and then reappear underneath the bed, and there are sudden malodorous smells in the early mornings. The culprit may be an apparition of a red-bearded man in green clothing, who has...
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    Light of Saratoga - Bragg Road Ghost Lights

    Saratoga, Texas
    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 be his...
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    Old Southwestern General Hospital

    El Paso, Texas
    At Old Southwestern General Hospital, there is said to be a ghost nurse who changes bedsheets and walks the halls in the hospital's empty fourth floor. Eerie activity has been reported here since 1936, when a psychic claimed to have sensed the spirits of a woman and of a man who died in an...
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    Cavalier House

    Jefferson, Texas
    This 1950s tavern building was eventually turned into a bed-and-breakfast inn. Witnesses at the inn say there have been residual hauntings from the tavern times. Folks have heard music, voices and footsteps. Reports say the building is either for sale or has been recently...
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    Marfa Lights

    Marfa, Texas
    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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    EMF Rating: 59.1

    Maxdale Cemetery and Bridge

    Killeen, Texas
    Pay a visit here and you may encounter a ghost with a limp, who may have been a former cemetery caretaker. Folks say the small iron bridge here is haunted as well. Local legend has it that if you stop on the bridge, turn off your headlights, count to 10, and then turn your headlights back on, a man...
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    EMF Rating: 58.3

    Devil's Bridge

    San Antonio, Texas
    It is said that the darkness inside is so dense that headlights can't penetrate it for more than a few feet. It is also said that someone or something will catch rocks thrown inside; the thrower will not hear the rock...
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    EMF Rating: 57.1

    Goat Man of Wellington Lane

    Wichita Falls, Texas
    Rumors abound of a half-goat, half-man creature who lives under a bridge here. Folks have reported seeing his eyes peeking out from on the the bridge late at night. A white ghost dog is said to appear here...
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    EMF Rating: 55.6

    Trinity University

    San Antonio, Texas
    At the Chapman Graduate Center, you may feel an intense desire to get out of the building. At the Holt Center, you may experience a similar...
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    Howard Johnson Inn - Econolodge

    San Angelo, Texas
    Formerly Howard Johnson Inn but noe EconoLodge, this hotel is said to be very active with the spirit set. In a room at the end of the second floor, red eyes have been reported, and someone (or something) has been heard in that room when it was vacant. The apparition of a cowboy has been seen in the...
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    EMF Rating: 54.6

    Donkey Lady Bridge

    San Antonio, Texas
    The Donkey Lady is an urban legend that is known throughout San Antonio. Allegedly a woman who was hideously burned and disfigured in a fire haunted the woods. Apparently driven insane by her disfigurement and the loss of two of her children in the same fire she was prone to attacking people who...
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    Stinson Field Ghost - San Jose Burial Park Cemetery

    San Antonio, Texas
    Blue lights may appear over some of the graves here, and they may even be visible from the road as you drive...
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    EMF Rating: 50.0

    Texas Governor's Mansion

    Austin, Texas
    The 1853 mansion that was home to several Texas governors is said to be haunted. According to reports, the north bedroom is haunted by former governor Pendleton Murrah's nineteen year old nephew. He shot himself when the girl he loved refused his offer of marriage. The ghost of Sam Houston also is...
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    Roma Historic Plaza

    Roma, Texas
    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 has been seen in...
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    Baker Hotel

    Colorado City, Texas
    In the basement of this hotel lurk some unfortunate souls, apparitions, witnesses say, of the many employees who were killed when the location suffered a fire in the early 1900s. Reports say that although the hotel is no longer in operation, the building still...
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    First Line Apartments

    Pasadena, Texas
    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 disembodied...
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    Gebo's

    Amarillo, Texas
    This farm supply store was formerly a Bonanza Supermarket. Rumor has it that in the Bonanza meat department sometime in the 1980s, an employee was killed. His ghost was said to return to his former workplace and move objects around during the night. The ghost is said to have stayed on when the...
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    Alamo Street Theater - San Antone Cafe

    San Antonio, Texas
    Allegedly haunted by a ghost in white that some believe is the spirit of a former actor named Margaret. As of 2013 the building is closed and listed for sale. [gallery link="file"...
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    Texas Tech - Physics and Geosciences Building

    Lubbock, Texas
    It is reported that on the night of the Tech Carol of Lights, a shadowy figure appears looking out of the top center window, seen just as all the lights surrounding Memorial Circle are switched...
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    Texas Tech - Horn/Knapp Hall

    Lubbock, Texas
    It is said that from a third or fourth floor storage attic, a young boy's ghost can be heard throwing a ball down the stairs. Some say he'll knock on his door if you knock...
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    Coleman Park

    Brownfield, Texas
    Rumor has it that during pioneer days, a woman was once hanged for witchcraft on this park. Then, a few years afterward, a little girl who was climbing a tree was pushed by an unseen hand and fell, breaking her neck. The two ghosts are said to roam the...
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    Fort Bliss

    Fort Bliss, Texas
    Fort Bliss is rumored to be a ghost-hunter's delight with apparitions that appear in photographs, footsteps, unexplained noises, lights that go on and off, toilets that flush by themselves, and voices that come from nowhere. Ghostly soldiers have been seen by many, notably in or around Building 4,...
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    Armstrong Browning Library

    Waco, Texas
    Famed writer Elizabeth Barrett Browning's ghost is said to walk here at night, carrying a candle and wearing a white gown. She has also been seen looking out an upstairs window. There is a statue of Browning in front of the library, and although its arms are at its sides, on some nights a shadow...
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    Marriott Plaza San Antonio

    San Antonio, Texas
    Allegedly haunted by the ghost of a woman who lived on the property prior to it being a hotel. ...
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    Texas A and M - Lewis Hall

    Kingsville, Texas
    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...
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    Stephen F. Austin State University - Mays Hall 11

    Nacogdoches, Texas
    According to some reports, the building was once a hospital with a morgue in the basement. Other reports say the city hospital did not actually have a morgue in the basement. A 1940s-era ruined bomb shelter is said to be one one end. An eerie, negative feeling is said to pervade...
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    Alley-McKay House Bed and Breakfast Inn

    Jefferson, Texas
    You may want to hang on to your drawers if you visit this pretty inn. The ghosts of two house slaves of long ago, Mr. Alfred and Patricia or Aunt Patty, are known for stealing folks'...
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    Lindsey Hollow Road

    Waco, Texas
    Local legend has it that two brothers haunt this area. Vigilantes hanged them from a tree here in the 1880s. Witnesses have seen their apparitions hanging from the tree, have heard screams and have described a feeling of being...
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    Evergreen Cemetery

    El Paso, Texas
    The ghost boy at Evergreen Cemetery is said to stand on the sidewalk and ask passersby for a ride in the wee hours of the morning. Also, a mist and a strong smell are said to materialize near the train tracks behind the...
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    Monteleone's Ristorante

    El Paso, Texas
    Featured on SyFy Channel’s Paranormal Witness, Monteleone's Ristorante is reported to have lost customers because of the strange things that happened there. Just to name a few: Pans of lasagna flew off tables, an apparition of a charred arm appeared coming through a door, and unexplained pounding...
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    Fire Station #11

    El Paso, Texas
    Fire Station No. 11 is said to have a haunted bed that the firefighters refuse to sleep in. Men who have used that bed in the past say the bed shakes, the blankets are tugged at, and their sleep is ruined by unexplained coughing...
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    Seamon Hall

    El Paso, Texas
    One ghost story at Seamon Hall on the University of Texas at El Paso campus tells of a ghostly janitor who passed away after stashing his money somewhere in the building. Another tells of a female student who was murdered by her boyfriend at a tea party held by the dean in the 1930s or 1940s, and...
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    Chase Tower

    El Paso, Texas
    Chase Tower, formerly the El Paso National Bank Tower and the Texas Commerce Bank Tower, is the site of many law and bank offices. Red lights and a ghostly woman in a red dress have been seen on the upper...
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    Insights El Paso Science Museum

    El Paso, Texas
    Insights El Paso Science Museum is no more; according to reports, it was demolished in 2013. It was said to be haunted by the Native American spirits, including a chief, and a ghostly woman dressed in white....
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    Arthouse Apartment Living

    Keller, Texas
    There are apparently numerous reports of paranormal activity amongst the residents of this apartment complex. Some hear disembodied footsteps climbing stairways. Others swear that power outages and elevator malfunctions have otherwordly causes. Despite it all, we're told by at least one...
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    Y.O. Ranch Hotel

    Kerrville, Texas
    There are ghosts of cowboys who appear in the courtyard near the swimming pool. This is said to occur after 3 a.m. Also, there is a phantom patron who asks staff for permission to use the establishment's...
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    La Hacienda Airport Travelodge

    El Paso, Texas
    The Texas Hauntings society lists this as a haunted hotel, primarily due to the bar inside called the "Las Trancas Lounge." It is said there is a female spirit who is often heard...
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    Dienger Building - Boerne Public Library

    Boerne, Texas
    Dienger Building or Boerne Public Library was built by Joseph and Ida Dienger in 1887. It was originally a dry-goods grocery store with the family living quarters upstairs. When the city purchased the building in 1991, ghost stories began to be told. Locals saw lights going on and off in the empty...
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    Country Spirit - La Mansion

    Boerne, Texas
    La Mansion Mexican restaurant, formerly El Chaparral and before that, Country Spirit, is said to be haunted by three ghosts named David, Augustine and Fred. David is the spirit of a teen who, according to local lore, drowned in the upstairs bathroom's claw-foot tub and he still haunts that room....
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    Ye Kendall Inn

    Boerne, Texas
    At Ye Kendall Inn, according to local lore, reside the spirits of Erastus and Sarah Reed, who bought the land on which the inn stands in 1859. The Old Reed House, as it was called back then, was a stagecoach stop. Reports say the spots most often visited by the ghosts are the lobby, the Marcella,...
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    Alameda Avenue

    Clint, Texas
    At the intersection of Alameda Avenue and Leisure Lane, local legend warns, is the favorite haunting spot of a terrifying ghost. So his story goes, he was a pastor possessed by evil who brutally murdered his wife and two children by decapitating them, then killed himself. His family's heads were...
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    Cattleman's Steakhouse

    El Paso, Texas
    At Cattleman's Steakhouse there is rumored to be an apparition of a man that only can be seen from the corner of one's eye. The ghost is most often seen around the bar, in the Buffalo Room and in the Greenhouse...
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    St. Edward's University

    Austin, Texas
    There are three popular spots with the haunts at St. Edward's University, according to student lore. One is Doyle Hall where a ghostly nun turns on the showers. Another is Mary Moody Northern Theatre, where the ghost of a young man who hanged himself using the sandbag ropes spooks witnesses. The...
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    Lone Oak Cemetery

    Blooming Grove, Texas
    The Lone Oak Cemetery is a small graveyard that's rumored to be haunted by ghosts who whisper and make odd noises and flicking sounds along the barbed...
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    Slaton Cemetery

    Daingerfield, Texas
    Slaton Cemetery has earned itself the nickname "Blue Light Cemetery" because of its ghostly blue light that is said to float around here. Cold spots and bushes that move without a breeze also have been reported, as has a mysterious tractor beam that dragged in a driver's car while something called...
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    Frio River

    Rio Frio, Texas
    The White Lady of Frio River is said to manifest as a wisp of foggy or the apparition of a woman wearing a white dress. She is believed to be Maria Juarez, who caught the eye of her sister's husband, Gregorio. Maria was engaged to Anselmo Tobar, so she spurned Gregorio's advances, and he shot her...
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    Milam Street

    Seguin, Texas
    Milam Street is haunted, locals say, by a headless ghost. Although the ghost's identity is unknown, his pattern is unwavering: He walks from Riverside Cemetery due north. He's thought to be a Confederate soldier who lost his head to a cannonball....
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    Granbury Opera House

    Granbury, Texas
    Granbury Opera House is reported to be haunted by a Shakespeare-loving apparition of a tall figure in black, with black boots. He is known at times to break into a spirited--no pun intended--performance. Some believe he is the ghost of John Wilkes...
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    Port Isabel Historical Museum

    Port Isabel, Texas
    Port Isabel Historical Museum inside the Champion Building was constructed in 1899 as a dry goods store and a private home. It houses Mexican artifacts from the U.S.-Mexican War and sports a well-known fish mural painted a local fisherman in 1906. The museum is thought to be haunted by a ghost cat...
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    Shafter Lake

    Andrews, Texas
    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 troop,...
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    Queen Isabel Inn

    Port Isabel, Texas
    The 1906 Queen Isabel Inn, originally called the Point Isabel Tarpon & Fishing Club, was visited by President-Elect Warren G. Harding in November 1920. Despite some remodeling from hurricane damage in 1933 and 1967, the inn remains the area's oldest business and hotel. Witnesses say disembodied...
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    The Bull Ring

    Fort Worth, Texas
    A former gambling parlour in 1910, the Bull Ring is located in the historic district of the Fort Worth Stockyards. The building is believed to be haunted by several apparitions and ghostly voices are heard. (Submitted by Callum...
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    Port Isabel Cemetery

    Port Isabel, Texas
    Port Isabel Cemetery began with workers on El Fronton de Santa Isabel Ranch since the 1840s, although the oldest gravestones that still stand are from the 1880s. It became a Catholic cemetery (French Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate) in 1849, but folks of all faiths are buried here. The...
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    Killough Monument

    Bullard, Texas
    Killough Monument stands in remembrance of the 1838 Killough Massacre, said to be the largest and last Native American attack in East Texas. Eighteen people were killed here, and it's said that at least some of their spirits have remained behind. Visitors have seen black apparitions and noticed...
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    W.E. Scott Theatre

    Fort Worth, Texas
    The W.E. Scott Theatre was built in 1966 with funds left by William Edrington Scott, who died of lung cancer, to benefit Fort Worth's culture. W.E. Scott himself is believed to be one of the ghosts who haunt the theater. He has been known to straighten his portraits when they were hanging crookedly...
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    Gravity Hill - Thunderbird Drive

    El Paso, Texas
    Gravity hills are interesting natural phenomena that are nature's practical jokes on the gullible. Gravity hills are what happen when a common optical illusion that causes a slight downward slope to appear to be an uphill slope tricks people into thinking that their car is magically going...
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    Santikos Century Plaza 8 - Mayan Palace 14

    San Antonio, Texas
    Now the Mayan Palace 14 theatre, rumor claims that at night you can hear banging on the ceiling and the sounds of chains being dragged. What precisely is supposed to be making "chain dragging noises" (Marley's ghost??) is unclear, but rumor claims it's true, therefore who are we to...
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    The Victorian Inn

    Galveston, Texas
    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 first floor a man is...
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    Witch's Grave - Katy Magnolia Cemetery

    Katy, Texas
    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 have fallen off. Really? And no one...
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    Fort Phantom Hill

    Abilene, Texas
    Fort Phantom Hill, built in the mid-1800s, was given such a spooky moniker simply because it didn't have a legal name. Interestingly, it was built in the wrong place: Instead of being built on Pecan Bayou as originally ordered, the general in charge mistakenly had it constructed in this barren...
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    Brackenridge Villa Mansion - Fernridge

    Alamo Heights, Texas
    If you go to other websites, you'll see this stunning piece of haunting "evidence": There is proof that this place has been lived on for 7.000 years! Wow. And what does that have to do with it being haunted? We aren't sure, but other sites claim to find that somehow relevant. Supposedly also, you...
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    Comanche Lookout Park

    San Antonio, Texas
    Built by a local man long ago who wanted his home to look like a castle, this property is now owned by the city of San Antonio.  It is said that strange lights are often seen coming out of the...
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    Kennedy Brothers Memorial Apartments

    El Paso, Texas
    Kennedy Brothers Memorial Apartments are rumored to be built on top of an old cemetery. Now, folks say they are haunted. Witnesses have reported disembodied footsteps, the sound of crying, and a ghost girl. The sound of someone playing basketball has been heard in the gym when no one was using the...
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    Office Building

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

    Seguin, Texas
    The Wupperman Theatre is said to house the ghost of a small girl wearing a blue dress, and she seems to want to play hide-and-seek. Lights flicker and the trap door opens by itself at times. In the Trinity Building dorm, lights can be seen to flicker on and off, and the blinds flutter, although...
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    2309 Wichita Street

    Houston, Texas
    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 on a...
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    Cameron Park - Lover's Leap

    Waco, Texas
    There are countless "Lover's Leaps" - it seems that whenever there is a tall cliff somewhere in the world, someone has spun a story about two star-crossed lovers who decided to end their lives there, because society wouldn't let them be together in peace. Well, here's another one - this time...
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    North Star Mall

    San Antonio, Texas
    Allegedly haunted by "shadows" that brush past you and whisper your name. ...
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    Le Méridien Dallas - The Stoneleigh

    Dallas, Texas
    The Bolla Bar inside the 1923 Stoneleigh Hotel is said to be haunted by restless souls who passed away in the hotel, especially during thunderstorms. Witnesses say strange things have happened here for years: Lights flicker, the elevator works on its own, apparitions scare guests and glasses...
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    Alice Lake

    Alice, Texas
    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...
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    Cristo Rey Catholic Church

    El Paso, Texas
    Cristo Rey Catholic Church is only open to the public during Holy Week, as it is part of a cloistered convent. Its ghost in residence is said to be a kindly nun in traditional habit, seen praying at the altar communion rail. If people approach her, she gradually fades...
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    El Paso Community College

    El Paso, Texas
    At the photo lab at El Paso Community College, strange things may be afoot. Students have seen the revolving door open by itself and felt the touch of an unseen hand while inside. Also, some say there is an overwhelming feeling of a presence watching you, and sometimes a feeling that something is...
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    El Paso Museum of Art

    El Paso, Texas
    El Paso Museum of Art is believed to be haunted by the spirit of an older woman, whose apparition has been seen looking at folks from an upper window. Witnesses also claim that the lights go on and off and doors open and close by themselves. Moaning sounds have been heard, seeming to come from the...
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    Fabens Old Port of Entry

    Tornillo, Texas
    The Fabens Port of Entry border station at the Fabens-Caseta International Bridge between Texas and Mexico was built in 1938 and operated until the mid-1990s. It is scheduled to be replaced; the new Tornillo-Guadalupe Port of Entry station was begun in January of 2014. In the interim, operations...
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    Adobe Verde

    New Braunfels, Texas
    Once a 1920s electric cotton gin and now a Tex-Mex restaurant, Adobe Verde is the home of Frank, a ghost who likes to play pranks. According to local legend, Frank was a groundskeeper and a victim of unrequited love--he hanged himself from the rafters, and his spirit never left the building. He...
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    Cinemark Tinseltown 17 and XD

    Spring, Texas
    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 seen doors opening and lights turning on by...
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    Transmountain Road

    El Paso, Texas
    The ghost of an old monk and his donkey are said to walk along this...
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    Rainbow Lake

    Woodway, Texas
    Local legends surrounding this area include witchcraft and peeping Toms. Folks have seen figures and heard screams, and a ghostly man is said to roam in the deep woods. This is a private area; no trespassing is...
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    The Memphis Man

    Lubbock, Texas
    The Memphis Man is a "ghost," or some say an optical illusion, who haunts Memphis Street at 66th. The legend tells of a man waiting at a bus stop on a winter morning who was killed when a bus slid on some ice. An optical illusion makes it look to northbound drivers on Memphis Street like there's a...
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    Chinese Graveyard

    San Antonio, Texas
    White mists have been seen at the graveyard....
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    Ghost Lady of West 7th St

    Port Arthur, Texas
    It is said that one night, a woman was decapitated here as she was trying to cross the train's path while it was stopped. Folks say her ghost can be seen walking down the...
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    Forest Lawn - Kissing Statue

    Beaumont, Texas
    Legend has it that at night at this cemetery, two statues awaken and kiss. So the story goes, if you shine car bright headlights on the man and woman statues from the driveway that runs behind them, they will come to life, turn around, and kiss. Another point of note is that singer The Big Bopper,...
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    Sterne-Hoya House

    Nacogdoches, Texas
    An former housekeeper reported that she felt a happy presence in the house, and described a gentle pressure upon her body while in the attic. She encountered a negative feeling in the...
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    Institute of Texas Cultures

    San Antonio, Texas
    You may experience the phantom smell of pipe smoke, and hear footsteps in the audiovisual room. There is an 1898 hearse that is said to open by itself, and books are sometimes rearranged in the...
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    Kingsgate Village

    Houston, Texas
    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...