Haunted Places in Dorchester, Texas



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    Whistle Stop Cafe

    Van Alstyne, Texas

    9.9 miles from Dorchester, TX

    Staff and diners at this café have reported ghostly voices, chairs moving around of their own accord and a clock that routinely falls off the wall for no apparent reason. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Hart Place Mall

    Denison, Texas

    17.7 miles from Dorchester, TX

    Dating back to the early 1900's, this former mortuary and furniture store is now an antiques warehouse. The place is haunted by a female apparition known as 'Miss Shirley', whose appearance is often accompanied by an icy wind. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Hotel Denison

    Denison, Texas

    17.7 miles from Dorchester, TX

    The 1884 hotel was damaged by fire, causing the death of several guests and employees. Current visitors to the building have seen their spirits going about their business as usual, despite the fact that they perished almost a century ago. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Barrett Drug Store

    Denison, Texas

    17.7 miles from Dorchester, TX

    The old-fashioned drug store may have closed down, but the façade sign and spirits that haunt the place remain behind. Visitors have reportedly seen the apparition of a former owner, and have encountered an eerie entity in the confectionery section. Cold spots and disembodied footsteps have been felt and ...


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    Princeton Cemetery

    Princeton, Texas

    26.6 miles from Dorchester, TX

    I have personally have been down to my local cemetery and experienced so pretty heart pounding stuff. I have played Ouija there, email me for info about that. But I have heard voices and footsteps and on one occasion, I saw kind of like a face or something out of ...


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    1901 Wright Opera House

    Denton, Texas

    33.5 miles from Dorchester, TX

    Formerly an opera house and a saloon (the latter closed in 1913), the establishment now serves as a bookshop and a music store. The building is haunted by a female apparition, known as 'Emma', who roams the third floor where her former apartment was located. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    J & J's Pizza

    Denton, Texas

    33.6 miles from Dorchester, TX

    Formerly a jewellery store, the bar and club is haunted by the apparition of a former owner who was shot by burglars in the basement hallway. Musicians performing gigs have reported strange experiences in the vicinity of this area, and a female employee was once followed to the bathroom ...


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    Denton County Courthouse

    Denton, Texas

    33.6 miles from Dorchester, TX

    The 1896 courthouse is haunted by a man in cowboy attire brandishing an old-fashioned rifle. Perhaps the spirit is that of Captain Denton, buried beneath the lawn in front of the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Campus Theater

    Denton, Texas

    33.7 miles from Dorchester, TX

    The 1949 theater is haunted by J.P. Harrison, a former stage manager and owner. Legend has it that without a sighting of his spirit prior to a production, bad luck and misfortune will ensue. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Goatman's Bridge - Old Alton Bridge

    Argyle, Texas

    36.6 miles from Dorchester, TX

    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 ...


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    Southeastern Oklahoma State University

    Durant, Oklahoma

    37.5 miles from Dorchester, TX

    At Southeastern Oklahoma State University's Morrison Building, the apparition of a little boy has been seen walking around the basement. Apparently there used to be a pool here, and the little boy drowned in it. It is also said that a janitor died here under mysterious circumstances. And at the ...


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    Fort Washita

    Durant, Oklahoma

    40.3 miles from Dorchester, TX

    Fort Washita, established in 1842, was overrun by Confederate forces in 1861. It now stands in ruins surrounded by ghostly legends. One is about a ghost who resides here called Aunt Jane, thought to be beheaded by thieves or soldiers. She appears headless and wearing a white gown, searching for ...


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    Bethel Cemetery

    Coppell, Texas

    42.8 miles from Dorchester, TX

    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 overexposed.


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    Haunted Hill School

    Grapevine, Texas

    46.3 miles from Dorchester, TX

    This building built in the year of 1960 and was Hill School of Grapevine (ceased operations in 2013) is a very haunted building. When the building first got remodeled, and Kathy Edwards (Head of school) was looking for a building. The outside was remodeled. The inside was empty, completely. There ...


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    Nash Farm

    Grapevine, Texas

    47.1 miles from Dorchester, TX

    I have heard a lot of ghost radio replies here. It is believed (by me) That there are two ghosts. The husband and wife. Friendly because one of them clearly said "Hi." Some people get slightly freaked out when they are there. (Submitted by R. Hubbs)


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    Snuffer's Restaurant

    Dallas, Texas

    48.5 miles from Dorchester, TX

    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 Swift)


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    Renaissance Dallas Hotel

    Dallas, Texas

    50.9 miles from Dorchester, TX

    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 haunted.


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    Le Méridien Dallas - The Stoneleigh

    Dallas, Texas

    51.1 miles from Dorchester, TX

    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 shatter for no ...


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    Arthouse Apartment Living

    Keller, Texas

    51.7 miles from Dorchester, TX

    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 resident, it's still a great place ...


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    Adolphus Hotel

    Dallas, Texas

    52.2 miles from Dorchester, TX

    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 ...


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    Hotel Lawrence Dallas

    Dallas, Texas

    52.5 miles from Dorchester, TX

    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 ...


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    Green Olive Interiors

    Keller, Texas

    52.7 miles from Dorchester, TX

    The interior design building is housed in the oldest building in the city, and it believed to be haunted by several apparitions. The apparition of a white figure has been staring out of an upstairs window, and an orange ball of light has chased staff and passer-by's. People have reported ...


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    Hampton Inn & Suites - Mesquite

    Mesquite, Texas

    53.2 miles from Dorchester, TX

    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 reported.


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    Belaire Theatre - Artisan Center Theatre

    Hurst, Texas

    56 miles from Dorchester, TX

    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 ...


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    River Legacy Park

    Arlington, Texas

    56.8 miles from Dorchester, TX

    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 ...


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    Six Flags Over Texas

    Arlington, Texas

    57.9 miles from Dorchester, TX

    The ghost of a woman named Annie is said to haunt the Texas section of the park; she is commonly seen and sometimes photographed in the Old Time Parlour and has also been reported by Texas Giant and Runaway Mountain. She is thought to have died nearby in the 1900's. (Submitted ...


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    Park Lane Apartments

    Arlington, Texas

    59.8 miles from Dorchester, 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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    Stockyards Hotel

    Fort Worth, Texas

    63.9 miles from Dorchester, 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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    The Bull Ring

    Fort Worth, Texas

    63.9 miles from Dorchester, 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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    Miss Molly's Hotel

    Fort Worth, Texas

    63.9 miles from Dorchester, 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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    Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse

    Fort Worth, Texas

    65.3 miles from Dorchester, 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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    David Dalton Salon

    Fort Worth, Texas

    65.4 miles from Dorchester, 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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    Clifton Cemetery

    Emory, Texas

    65.6 miles from Dorchester, TX

    The story was told to me from my mother .... When she was a child a little girl had passed away around 10 or 11 years old. After her grave was prepared (dug) ground water had seeped into the grave. That night she came to the grave diggers and warned ...


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    Thistle Hill

    Fort Worth, Texas

    66.5 miles from Dorchester, 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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    1895 Building

    Bowie, Texas

    66.8 miles from Dorchester, TX

    Supposedly haunted by the apparition of a telephone operator known as 'Sarah'. Poltergeist activity is been experienced in the store located in the building, as well as the adjacent diner. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    W.E. Scott Theatre

    Fort Worth, Texas

    66.9 miles from Dorchester, 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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    The Texas White House

    Fort Worth, Texas

    67.1 miles from Dorchester, 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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    Log Cabin Village

    Fort Worth, Texas

    68.2 miles from Dorchester, 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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    Lake Worth Castle

    Fort Worth, Texas

    68.3 miles from Dorchester, 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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    Veteran's Lake

    Sulphur, Oklahoma

    68.4 miles from Dorchester, TX

    There are a few stories surrounding this public lake. Some say a boy swimming here once drowned, and his mother also drowned trying to rescue him; her apparition has been seen hovering on the lake's surface. Another story is that it was a teen girl who died in a boating ...


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    Wayside Avenue

    Fort Worth, Texas

    69.7 miles from Dorchester, 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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    Johnson House Inn

    Hugo, Oklahoma

    75.9 miles from Dorchester, TX

    The 1910 residence of a former 'hanging' judge and his wife is rumoured to be haunted. Now a bed and breakfast inn, inexplicable occurrences have taken place over the years, such as disembodied footsteps, a woman's voice and a rocking chair that rocks by itself. A one-time housekeeper swore ...


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    Salem Presbyterian - Family Land Church

    Sulphur, Oklahoma

    76.7 miles from Dorchester, TX

    According to one local legend about this church and its surrounding area, around the turn of the century a man killed his wife and daughter here and buried them nearby. He committed suicide later, and his apparition has been seen on the property. The screams of his family have been ...


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    Slate Shoals Mansion

    Arthur City, Texas

    76.7 miles from Dorchester, 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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    Burleson House

    Waxahachie, Texas

    79 miles from Dorchester, 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

    79.2 miles from Dorchester, 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

    79.6 miles from Dorchester, 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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    Eskridge Hotel Museum

    Wynnewood, Oklahoma

    81.6 miles from Dorchester, TX

    This hotel-turned-museum boasts more than historic exhibits -- it's said to have some haunts as well. Mannequins in the displays are said to move, and shadows can be seen moving through the place.


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    Baker Mansion

    Weatherford, Texas

    83.8 miles from Dorchester, 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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    Antioch Rest Cemetery

    Grandview, Texas

    89.3 miles from Dorchester, 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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