Haunted Places in Waskom, Texas



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    Old Greenwood Cemetery

    Greenwood, Louisiana

    5.6 miles from Waskom, TX

    It's a cemetery. Of course it's haunted.


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    Old Jail - Pea Farm

    Shreveport, Louisiana

    9.2 miles from Waskom, TX

    The old jail is reported to be haunted by former inmates, especially in the women's section of the jail. Those wishing to view it for themselves should be aware that the jail is owned by the GE plant next door and they do call the cops and prosecute anyone ...


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    Shreveport Municipal Memorial Auditorium

    Shreveport, Louisiana

    18 miles from Waskom, TX

    The 1920s art deco auditorium is known for its musical program, the Louisiana Hayride, on which Elvis Presley performed in 1954. Other greats who performed here include Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, and Johnny Horton. It is said to be haunted by an apparition of a young man who sits in ...


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    Spring Street Historical Museum

    Shreveport, Louisiana

    18.4 miles from Waskom, TX

    The Spring Street Historical Museum, housed inside the late-1800s Tally’s Bank Building, has a resident ghost thought to be Edward, a former bank manager who worked in the building. One story about Edward says that an employee was about to climb a ladder when he saw the heavy front door ...


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    Railroad Tracks

    Bossier City, Louisiana

    19.7 miles from Waskom, TX

    Supposedly the cries of a family who was killed on the tracks can be heard late at night.


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    Keachi Women's College

    Keachi, Louisiana

    21.8 miles from Waskom, TX

    Cold spots and ghostly moans are reported to happen on the second floor.


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    Buena Vista Plantation

    Waskom, Louisiana

    22.8 miles from Waskom, TX

    It's a plantation. In the south. It was used for a Civil War hospital. Of course it's haunted. The usual - civil war soldiers have been spotted. Currently a private home and not open to the public.


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    The Jefferson Hotel

    Jefferson, Texas

    25.4 miles from Waskom, TX

    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 presence.


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    The Excelsior House

    Jefferson, Texas

    25.4 miles from Waskom, TX

    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 Spielberg.


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    White Oak Manor Bed and Breakfast

    Jefferson, Texas

    25.4 miles from Waskom, TX

    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 ...


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    The Grove

    Jefferson, Texas

    25.5 miles from Waskom, TX

    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 turn on ...


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    Alley-McKay House Bed and Breakfast Inn

    Jefferson, Texas

    25.7 miles from Waskom, TX

    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' underwear.


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    Claiborne House Bed and Breakfast

    Jefferson, Texas

    25.7 miles from Waskom, TX

    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 legends.


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    Cavalier House

    Jefferson, Texas

    25.9 miles from Waskom, TX

    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 purchased.


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    Taylortown Tower

    Elm Grove, Louisiana

    27.9 miles from Waskom, TX

    It's an eerie looking tower standing all alone in a field. Of course people will say it's haunted. It pretty much has to be. Rumor has it that it is haunted by yet another jilted bride, who either died of a broken heart, hanged herself in grief, ...


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    Old Ellerbe School

    Shreveport, Louisiana

    29.9 miles from Waskom, TX

    Rumored to be haunted by the ghosts of children who died in a fire at the school.


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    Potter Road

    Doyline, Louisiana

    35.7 miles from Waskom, TX

    Although the exact location of the accident site is not known, it is reported that four teenagers died in a drunken accident on this road decades ago and every year on the anniversary of their deaths blood runs from the tree they hit.


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    Conway Cemetery

    Bradley, Arkansas

    48.3 miles from Waskom, TX

    Conway Cemetery Historic State Park, named after the first governor of Arkansas James S. Conway, is an 11.5-acre park that includes a half-acre family cemetery where Conway is buried. Witnesses say you can hear disembodied voices here around midnight at the full moon, perhaps stemming from a nearby tree where ...


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    Slaton Cemetery

    Daingerfield, Texas

    53.5 miles from Waskom, TX

    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 ...


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    Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Site

    Gibsland, Louisiana

    56.4 miles from Waskom, TX

    They say that on the night of the full moon, you can hear the sounds of gunfire. Which doesn't make a whole lot of sense since Bonnie and Clyde died in the bright morning sunshine, but regardless, it's an interesting spot to visit, just a little pull out on the ...


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    Grady Hill

    Many, Louisiana

    68 miles from Waskom, TX

    One of the numerous La Llorona or "weeping woman" haunting claims.


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    Turner Auditorium

    Nacogdoches, Texas

    68.6 miles from Waskom, TX

    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 ...


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    Stephen F. Austin State University - Griffith Hall

    Nacogdoches, Texas

    68.8 miles from Waskom, TX

    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 ...


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    Stephen F. Austin State University - Mays Hall 11

    Nacogdoches, Texas

    68.8 miles from Waskom, TX

    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 ...


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    Sterne-Hoya House

    Nacogdoches, Texas

    69.9 miles from Waskom, TX

    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 cellar.


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    Cameo Trio Theatre

    Magnolia, Arkansas

    72.3 miles from Waskom, TX

    Theater number 3 is reportedly haunted. No real information on how it's haunted. But people say it's haunted, so that should be good enough.


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    Southern Arkansas University

    Magnolia, Arkansas

    73.6 miles from Waskom, TX

    In Bussey Hall, the ghost of a female student who hanged herself in one of the rooms in the 1950s is said to appear. And in the Horton Theater, the ghost of a student actress who was killed by a train on her way to her starring performance has been ...


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    Northwestern State University Campus

    Natchitoches, Louisiana

    75.5 miles from Waskom, TX

    A ghostly woman that students call Isabella is reported to haunt the campus.


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    Front Street

    Natchitoches, Louisiana

    75.5 miles from Waskom, TX

    The street is reported to be haunted by the ghost of a confederate soldier.


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    Killough Monument

    Bullard, Texas

    80.5 miles from Waskom, TX

    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 strange feelings ...


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    St. Maurice Plantation

    Natchitoches, Louisiana

    81.2 miles from Waskom, TX

    It is said that the ghost of a child comes from the cemetery and visits the manor home, making sudden noises or rushing past. He also likes to change the pages on the calendar. He is believed to have started the fire that burned the mansion down in 1980.


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    Biomedical Engineering Building

    Ruston, Louisiana

    82.2 miles from Waskom, TX

    A former hospital this site is said to be haunted by the ghosts of patients who died.


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    Howard Auditorium

    Ruston, Louisiana

    82.4 miles from Waskom, TX

    Supposedly this place is haunted by a ghost and you can tell because sometimes the seats, which are spring loaded will be down, as if someone is sitting in it when there is no one there. And this is not at all due to faulty springs or mechanisms. ...


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    Stow's Bar

    Ruston, Louisiana

    82.8 miles from Waskom, TX

    Although the bar is now closed, it's still open to the ghosts who are reported to haunt this former hospital site.


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    Beckham Hotel

    Mineola, Texas

    84.2 miles from Waskom, TX

    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. ...


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    Magnolia Plantation

    Cloutierville, Louisiana

    91.7 miles from Waskom, TX

    The 1830 Magnolia Plantation has a main plantation house, slaves' quarters, store, blacksmith shop and slave hospital. The site, built by Ambrose Lecomte II and his wife Julia Buard, is now owned by the National Park Service and is believed to be haunted by mistreated slaves. Reports say that the ...


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    Rialto Theatre Music Hall

    El Dorado, Arkansas

    95.5 miles from Waskom, TX

    The 1929 theater closed in 1980, then was restored and opened again in 1987 to show movies. It closed again in the early 2000s and now has been opened again, and presents musical performances. The historic building has its share of haunts. Employees say they've heard footsteps, seen apparitions, and ...


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    Jones Cemetery

    Camden, Arkansas

    98.8 miles from Waskom, TX

    The late-1800s house across the street from the cemetery, according to local folklore, was long ago the home of a young girl who was beaten and starved to death by her parents. **The house is private property; please respect the current owners' privacy.** The girl is said to have been ...


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    Diboll House

    Diboll, Texas

    98.9 miles from Waskom, TX

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


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    Kulli Tuklo Methodist Church

    Idabel, Oklahoma

    102.3 miles from Waskom, TX

    The church and nearby cemetery are believed to be haunted. The bell at the church sometimes rings by itself at night, and people have reported hearing ghostly singing and laughter. The church doors open and close late at night, and people have reported seeing a shadowy figure approaching the church ...


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    Historical Jail

    Colfax, Louisiana

    103.1 miles from Waskom, TX

    We are a local Paranormal Research Team filming and investigating places for the brand-new TV series, called True Ghost Stories. Upon our scouting and places to film and investigate for the show, we ran across the well known and documented place in Colfax Louisiana called " The Colfax Riot Of ...


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    Ouachita River Factory

    Camden, Arkansas

    105 miles from Waskom, TX

    Little is known about the operation of this factory, but various paranormal events have been reported there. Various orbs have been reported, as well as apparitions that vanish when approached, doors opening and closing by themselves, and lights going on and off of their own accord. Voices and an old-fashioned ...


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    McDonald's

    Idabel, Oklahoma

    106.5 miles from Waskom, TX

    The ghost of a little girl is said to haunt this fast-food restaurant. She has been seen going into the men's restroom before opening hours, and she has been blamed for all the women's restroom toilets flushing at once. Her laughter has been heard in the women's restroom, and employees ...


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    Gurdon Light

    Gurdon, Arkansas

    114 miles from Waskom, TX

    The Gurdon Spook Light is a yellowish glowing orb that appears intermittently at night along the railroad tracks. Some say it is the ghost of a railroad worker who was struck by a train and decapitated; others maintain it is the ghost of a railroad foreman who was beaten to ...


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    Slate Shoals Mansion

    Arthur City, Texas

    123 miles from Waskom, TX

    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 ...


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