Haunted Places in Cranfills Gap, Texas



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    Coryell County Courthouse

    Gatesville, Texas

    23.9 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    The 1897 courthouse building is haunted by a male spirit known as 'Elroy'. Cold breezes have been reported, furniture moves around of its own accord and visitors have felt an invisible person brushing past them in the corridors. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Glen Hotel

    Glen Rose, Texas

    32 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    The 1928 hotel has a chequered past of murder, tragedy and despair, but also one of hope and joy. The original hotel closed during the war, and became a home for women whose husbands were fighting overseas. During the 1970's, the hotel reopened its doors to the guest clientele, and ...


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    The Bayou Cajun Restaurant

    Glen Rose, Texas

    32.5 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    This local eatery is rumoured to be haunted by a man associated with the building's past. Maurice Pylant, a former owner, died in 1996, but some believe he never left his beloved establishment. Staff and diners claim to have seen his apparition and smelt smoke from his favourite cigars. ...


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    Kyle Cemetery

    Cleburne, Texas

    35.2 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    Our team went out here after just finding the cemetery at random. We were actually trying to film an episode somewhere that had no history where we thought we wouldn't find much of anything. We were trying to have an episode where we could debunk a lot of typical things ...


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    Rainbow Lake

    Woodway, Texas

    40.4 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    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 allowed.


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    Cameron Park - Lover's Leap

    Waco, Texas

    40.9 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    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 - ...


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    Cameron Park - Witch's Castle

    Waco, Texas

    41.2 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    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. ...


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    Cameron Park - Jacob's Ladder

    Waco, Texas

    41.5 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    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 ...


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    Lindsey Hollow Road

    Waco, Texas

    41.9 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    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 paralyzed.


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    1895 Tarlton House

    Hillsboro, Texas

    44.2 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    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. ...


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    Old Foamy Road

    Cleburne, Texas

    44.5 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    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 ...


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    Armstrong Browning Library

    Waco, Texas

    44.5 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    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, ...


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    Granbury Opera House

    Granbury, Texas

    46.2 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    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 Booth.


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    Nutt House Historic Hotel

    Granbury, Texas

    46.3 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    This 1893 limestone building has housed a hotel since the turn of the twentieth century, and was a home-style restaurant for several decades as well. The building is supposed to be haunted by the apparition of a woman in old-fashioned garb, who many believe is Mary Lou Watkins, a ...


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    Wright Plaza Building

    Cleburne, Texas

    47.2 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    Passer-by's in the street have reportedly seen the apparition of a young woman staring down into the street from the second floor of the historic building. The second floor is also haunted by an angry entity, accompanied by a cold presence. The aroma of perfume has been smelt by visitors ...


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    Hastings Books - Randalls Food Store

    Killeen, Texas

    47.7 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    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 night.


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    Antioch Rest Cemetery

    Grandview, Texas

    52.3 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    Antioch Rest Cemetery in Grandview Texas has a long history of paranormal activity. People have reported that they have had rocks thrown at their cars when parked across the road or even when driving by with nobody around. We experienced this for ourselves, and while we weren't able to ...


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    Wedemeyer Academy

    Belton, Texas

    53.7 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    Formerly a boy's school during the 1800's, this historic building may soon become a bed and breakfast inn. The place is haunted by a number of spirits, including former students and the apparition of a former owner. Footsteps have been heard on the stairs, and a strange voice has ...


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    Old Bell County Jail

    Belton, Texas

    53.9 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    Dating back to the 1850's, the old county jail is now a private residence. Reports say a glaring man, possibly a former prisoner, was seen staring down into the street when the place was for sale for a period of time. Upon investigation, the building was empty. (Submitted by Callum ...


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    Maxdale Cemetery and Bridge

    Killeen, Texas

    54.4 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    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, ...


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    SmokeStack Restaurant

    Mingus, Texas

    61.4 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    Housed in the 1890's Texas & Pacific Mercantile Building, this old-fashioned restaurant is rumoured to be haunted by a ghostly woman in a period dress. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Lone Oak Cemetery

    Blooming Grove, Texas

    67.4 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    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 wire.


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    Baker Mansion

    Weatherford, Texas

    67.9 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    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 hands.


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    Wayside Avenue

    Fort Worth, Texas

    69 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    This neighborhood built is the 1930s has a street that is said to be haunted. A white shadow of a sad little boy that shows up in lawns and rooms. No one knows where he come from, but he has been seen by many of the residents there. (Submitted ...


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    Dresden Cemetery

    Barry, Texas

    69.1 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    Rumors have it that this cemetery was built on an old Native American burial ground and that behind the back chain link fence you can see the sunken in graves of slaves. I don't know if any of this is true but the paranormal activity that occurs here cannot be ...


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    Log Cabin Village

    Fort Worth, Texas

    70.8 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    The aroma of perfume has been smelt in several of the log cabins. The apparition of a man who was hung has been seen in various log cabins around the village, and is described as an evil entity. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Burleson House

    Waxahachie, Texas

    71 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    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 ...


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    Catfish Plantation

    Waxahachie, Texas

    71.1 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    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 ...


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    Rogers Hotel

    Waxahachie, Texas

    71.2 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    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 ...


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    The Texas White House

    Fort Worth, Texas

    71.7 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    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 guests.


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    Flatrock Park - Lake Brownwood

    Brownwood, Texas

    72 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    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 ...


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    W.E. Scott Theatre

    Fort Worth, Texas

    72.3 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    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 ...


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    Thistle Hill

    Fort Worth, Texas

    72.4 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    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, as two apparitions began ...


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    Lake Worth Castle

    Fort Worth, Texas

    73.4 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    This beautiful castle was rebuilt on the shores of Lake Worth by a former owner, and is believed to be haunted the apparition of a young man, who has been seen wandering the grounds as well as inside the castle. The second apparition is a ghostly bride who has been ...


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    Baker Hotel

    Mineral Wells, Texas

    73.5 miles from Cranfills Gap, 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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    David Dalton Salon

    Fort Worth, Texas

    73.5 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    Formerly a bookstore, the now salon and café is still believed to be haunted, A shadowy apparition has been seen on the stairs. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse

    Fort Worth, Texas

    73.5 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    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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    The Crazy Water Hotel

    Mineral Wells, Texas

    73.7 miles from Cranfills Gap, 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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    Miss Molly's Hotel

    Fort Worth, Texas

    75.4 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    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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    The Bull Ring

    Fort Worth, Texas

    75.5 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    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 Swift)


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    Stockyards Hotel

    Fort Worth, Texas

    75.5 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    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 haunted.


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    Emhouse School

    Corsicana, Texas

    77.8 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    This schoolhouse has been abandoned since the late 1950's, but allegedly paranormal activity has been and is still being reported inside the abandoned building. People have seen a flying apparition on the upper level of the building, and spectral lights have been observed on the upper and lower levels of ...


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    M.B. Lockett Building

    Georgetown, Texas

    79 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    The third floor of 1896 building is haunted. Housing a banquet hall, staff would often report hearing disembodied footsteps and furniture moving around from the otherwise empty room. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    1894 Building

    Georgetown, Texas

    79 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    Dating back to (you guessed it) 1894, this old building is now an artists studio. The place is haunted by Luther Saint Paul Miller, a former owner. His apparition used to be seen standing at the top of the staircase, but he has not been seen since the interior ...


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    Masonic Building - Gumbo's North

    Georgetown, Texas

    79 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    A restaurant serving delicious southern cuisine now stands on the premises of this 1900 masonic building, which is rumoured to be haunted. Former tenants of the upstairs apartments reported that doors would open and close of their own accord, and cold spots and a strange presence were also felt. (Submitted ...


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    Williamson County Courthouse

    Georgetown, Texas

    79 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    The 1911 courthouse building is haunted by a woman in a long dress, who has been seen throughout the building wandering around in a dazed state. In the archival room, book pages have been known to flip over by themselves, and a ghostly man has been seen vanishing around ...


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    Cobblestone Antiques

    Georgetown, Texas

    79 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    This antiques store is rumoured to be haunted by three spirits from a historical era. Dating back to 1895, much of the paranormal activity, including strange noises and items being thrown by unseen hands, has been reported in the upstairs section of the shop. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Palace Theater

    Georgetown, Texas

    79.1 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    The 1925 historic theater is rumoured to be haunted by the apparitions of a man, a woman and a child. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Georgetown Art Center

    Georgetown, Texas

    79.1 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    In this 1894 former firehouse, visitors have reported hearing disembodied footsteps and have seen the apparition of a man in old-fashioned cowboy attire. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Park Lane Apartments

    Arlington, Texas

    79.5 miles from Cranfills Gap, TX

    People report seeing figures in their apartments when there is no one around. Strange noises are heard, such as the sound of babies crying, and the faucets turn on and off by themselves. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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