Haunted Places in Crowell, Texas



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    Screaming Sheila Bridge - Moeller Road

    Electra, Texas

    50.3 miles from Crowell, 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

    66 miles from Crowell, 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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    Lonesome Dove Inn

    Archer City, Texas

    68.4 miles from Crowell, 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

    68.6 miles from Crowell, 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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    Drunk Tom - Lake Wichita

    Wichita Falls, Texas

    68.7 miles from Crowell, 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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    North Texas State Hospital

    Wichita Falls, Texas

    69.5 miles from Crowell, 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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    "Little Sister" Statue - Flora Kemp - Riverside Cemetery

    Wichita Falls, Texas

    69.9 miles from Crowell, 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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    Pinky's Cave

    Wichita Falls, Texas

    70.5 miles from Crowell, 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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    Dr. White's Sanitorium - Old Insane Asylum

    Wichita Falls, Texas

    71.6 miles from Crowell, 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 Stamford Inn

    Stamford, Texas

    71.9 miles from Crowell, 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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    Turkey Hotel

    Turkey, Texas

    72.8 miles from Crowell, 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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    Murders at Hammon and Hatton

    Wichita Falls, Texas

    73.8 miles from Crowell, 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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    Witches Gate

    Wichita Falls, Texas

    76.9 miles from Crowell, 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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    Shortgrass Playhouse - Hobart Fire Department

    Hobart, Oklahoma

    80.5 miles from Crowell, 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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    Anson Opera House

    Anson, Texas

    85.4 miles from Crowell, 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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    Anson Lights

    Anson, Texas

    86.6 miles from Crowell, TX

    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 ...


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    Old Plantation Restaurant

    Medicine Park, Oklahoma

    86.7 miles from Crowell, 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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    Fort Phantom Hill

    Abilene, Texas

    92.7 miles from Crowell, TX

    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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    Elk City Ramada

    Elk City, Oklahoma

    99.2 miles from Crowell, 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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    Travel Inn Abilene

    Abilene, Texas

    103.1 miles from Crowell, TX

    The reasons for the haunting at this motel are unknown, but lights continually go and off late at night, and strange noises are heard, as well as objects being moved around. The apparition of a man in a green coat has been seen wandering the hallways and moving around the ...


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    Old Bessie Gymnasium

    Bessie, Oklahoma

    105.5 miles from Crowell, 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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    SmokeStack Restaurant

    Mingus, Texas

    126.9 miles from Crowell, 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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