Haunted Places in Chillicothe, Texas



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    Screaming Sheila Bridge - Moeller Road

    Electra, Texas

    38.4 miles from Chillicothe, TX

    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 ...


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    Goat Man of Wellington Lane

    Wichita Falls, Texas

    57.5 miles from Chillicothe, TX

    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 too.


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    Shortgrass Playhouse - Hobart Fire Department

    Hobart, Oklahoma

    58.4 miles from Chillicothe, TX

    The apparition of a burnt man, believed to a fire-fighter who died in action, has been reported in the building. Various other strange phenomena has been reported here as well. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    "Little Sister" Statue - Flora Kemp - Riverside Cemetery

    Wichita Falls, Texas

    62.5 miles from Chillicothe, TX

    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 ...


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    Drunk Tom - Lake Wichita

    Wichita Falls, Texas

    62.9 miles from Chillicothe, TX

    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 ...


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    Pinky's Cave

    Wichita Falls, Texas

    63.4 miles from Chillicothe, TX

    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 for kids ...


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    North Texas State Hospital

    Wichita Falls, Texas

    63.5 miles from Chillicothe, TX

    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. In ...


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    Dr. White's Sanitorium - Old Insane Asylum

    Wichita Falls, Texas

    64.4 miles from Chillicothe, TX

    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 residence.


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    Old Plantation Restaurant

    Medicine Park, Oklahoma

    66.4 miles from Chillicothe, TX

    The 1910 restaurant and former hotel is rumoured to be haunted by a horde of spirits from the past. The ghosts include a little girl playing in an upstairs hallway, a brown-haired prostitute who manifests on the staircase and even the apparition of country swing musician Bob Wills. A ...


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    Murders at Hammon and Hatton

    Wichita Falls, Texas

    66.9 miles from Chillicothe, TX

    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 ...


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    Lonesome Dove Inn

    Archer City, Texas

    68.4 miles from Chillicothe, TX

    Formerly a hospital, the 1927 bed and breakfast inn is named after a prize-winning novel written by a famous local author. The place is rumoured to be haunted by a number of spirits, including a playful male presence and a ghostly nurse forever tending to her patients. In the ...


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    Spur Hotel

    Archer City, Texas

    68.5 miles from Chillicothe, TX

    This 1928 hotel wasn't restored till the late 1990's, but the refurbishment may have stirred up the resident ghost. Room #007 is a hotspot for paranormal activity, but who or what haunts the place is currently unclear. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Witches Gate

    Wichita Falls, Texas

    69.7 miles from Chillicothe, TX

    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 ...


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    Elk City Ramada

    Elk City, Oklahoma

    78.8 miles from Chillicothe, TX

    The haunted room at this hotel is Room 110. Here, guests have reported seeing the apparition of a man and witnessing poltergeist pranks.


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    Turkey Hotel

    Turkey, Texas

    79.4 miles from Chillicothe, TX

    This 1927 bed and breakfast inn stands on the site of the previous foundations of a hotel that was damaged beyond repair during a severe tornado at the beginning of the twentieth century. Legend has it that the building has a resident male ghost, who haunts an upstairs room ...


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    Old Bessie Gymnasium

    Bessie, Oklahoma

    83.6 miles from Chillicothe, TX

    The old gymnasium used to be a morgue, and there have been reports of paranormal activity inside the old building. The apparition of a previous caretaker from the building has been in the gymnasium wearing a top hat and a black trench coat. He disappears when approached by visitors or ...


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    Kiowa Cemetery

    Hammon, Oklahoma

    91.7 miles from Chillicothe, TX

    At Kiowa Cemetery, folks have reported the apparition of a Native American sitting on a horse just inside the gate. Other apparitions have been reported as well, both at night and in the daytime.


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    Old Stamford Inn

    Stamford, Texas

    92 miles from Chillicothe, TX

    The structure burned down and took the lives of five people within. It was rebuild and served a while as a nursing home at the end of it's days before it was abandoned in 1980. It is said that a man haunts the basement of the structure. (Submitted by Rebekah ...


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    Dead Women Crossing

    Weatherford, Oklahoma

    103 miles from Chillicothe, TX

    This small community has a haunting name with a story behind it. Its origin is said to be a story involving Katie DeWitt James, a schoolteacher, and Fannie Norton, alleged to be a prostitute. When Katie filed for divorce in 1905, she took her baby on the train and went ...


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    Anson Opera House

    Anson, Texas

    105.9 miles from Chillicothe, TX

    The 1907 opera house is haunted by a spirit that frequents the back dressing room. Actors claim to have heard ghostly footsteps in the vicinity of the room, and objects have been known to missing from the area and turn up later in inexplicable locations. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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  • Ghosts Along the Texas Coast
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    Worley Hospital

    Pampa, Texas

    120.7 miles from Chillicothe, TX

    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 cold.


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    Fort Reno

    El Reno, Oklahoma

    123.2 miles from Chillicothe, TX

    Fort Reno, named for General Jesse L. Reno, who died at the Battle of South Mountain, became a permanent post in July 1875. It is said to be haunted by shadow figures, apparitions of children, and phantom sounds made by ghostly soldiers.


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    The Crazy Water Hotel

    Mineral Wells, Texas

    128.4 miles from Chillicothe, TX

    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 ...


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    Baker Hotel

    Mineral Wells, Texas

    128.6 miles from Chillicothe, TX

    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 ...


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