Haunted Places in Gonzales, Texas



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    Saint James Inn

    Gonzales, Texas

    The 1914 historic inn was built by a merchant seaman, and is allegedly haunted by the former owner, his daughter and three other separate entities. Guest reports range from being awoken by a ghostly man in a dinner suit to seeing a female spirit in old-fashioned clothing roaming the ...


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    Seton Edgar B. Davis Hospital

    Luling, Texas

    17 miles from Gonzales, TX

    Mr. Davis himself is said to haunt this hospital. Staff have reported that doors open and close by themselves and medicine has been knocked to the ground before their eyes.


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    The San Marcos River Entity

    Luling, Texas

    22.5 miles from Gonzales, TX

    An invisible presence haunts the banks of the San Marcos River. An ominous feeling and impressions in the grass mark the place where the invisible presence passes.


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    Old Yoakum Community Hospital

    Yoakum, Texas

    23.7 miles from Gonzales, TX

    A murdered nurse and a priest who had polio are the two main haunts here. EVPs are picked up, full-bodied apparitions are seen, and EMF meters spike. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Milam Street

    Seguin, Texas

    31 miles from Gonzales, TX

    Milam Street is haunted, locals say, by a headless ghost. Although the ghost's identity is unknown, his pattern is unwavering: He walks from Riverside Cemetery due north. He's thought to be a Confederate soldier who lost his head to a cannonball.


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    Texas Lutheran University

    Seguin, Texas

    32.3 miles from Gonzales, TX

    The Wupperman Theatre is said to house the ghost of a small girl wearing a blue dress, and she seems to want to play hide-and-seek. Lights flicker and the trap door opens by itself at times. In the Trinity Building dorm, lights can be seen to flicker on and off, ...


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    Von Minden Hotel

    Schulenburg, Texas

    35.2 miles from Gonzales, TX

    Built in 1927, the Von Minden Hotel is rumored to be haunted by at least two ghosts, perhaps stemming from two known deaths here. Long ago in Room 23, a railroad worker died of an illness in his sleep, and in Room 37 a WWII veteran jumped after finding that ...


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    Yorktown Memorial Hospital

    Yorktown, Texas

    36.3 miles from Gonzales, TX

    The 1940s hospital closed around 1988, but apparently all of its patients haven't moved out. Witnesses say they have been punched, slapped, kicked or scratched by something unseen, and shadow figures have been seen in the hallways. A man named T.J. who died of a heroin overdose here is said ...


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    Thompson Island Bridge

    San Marcos, Texas

    38.3 miles from Gonzales, TX

    Thompson Island Bridge is said to be a favorite spot for the spirit of a Confederate soldier. His apparition, with his rifle, is said to appear more often before or during times of war. According to legend, the man lived in a nearby cabin and had made a promise with ...


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    Colorado River Forest

    Bastrop, Texas

    40.4 miles from Gonzales, TX

    This location has had numerous sightings of Slenderman. There is a large forest where you can find symbols marked on trees, as well as abandoned buildings. Many sigtings of UFOS's have been reported as well. This place is a hot spot for cryptid activity. (Submitted by Morgan)


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    Adobe Verde

    New Braunfels, Texas

    42.3 miles from Gonzales, TX

    Once a 1920s electric cotton gin and now a Tex-Mex restaurant, Adobe Verde is the home of Frank, a ghost who likes to play pranks. According to local legend, Frank was a groundskeeper and a victim of unrequited love--he hanged himself from the rafters, and his spirit never left the ...


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    Faust Hotel

    New Braunfels, Texas

    42.6 miles from Gonzales, TX

    There have been newspaper articles written about this hotel's ghost. It has been seen drifting in the hallways on an upper floor, floating through closed doors, and turning the water and electricity on an off, among other things.


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    Woman Hollering Creek

    Schertz, Texas

    45.4 miles from Gonzales, TX

    This creek was most probably named after the La Llorona myth. La Larona (the Weeping Woman) is the hispanic boogey-woman. She appears everywhere and the story is always the same: a woman drowns her child in a river/lake/ocean/pond/drainage ditch/bathtub and then spends all eternity wailing for her ...


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    Buda Antique Mall

    Buda, Texas

    46.4 miles from Gonzales, TX

    The antiques mall is rumoured to be haunted by four spirits, including a ghostly cat and a female presence that is attached to an armoire located at the rear of the store. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Devil's Backbone

    Canyon Lake, Texas

    52.4 miles from Gonzales, TX

    This beautiful scenic spot in Texas hill country is said to be haunted by a Native American cattle herder named Drago, a fatally injured miner's widow, and the spirit of a wolf. Other spirits seen here include Confederate soldiers, Spanish monks, and an apparition that appears on the hoods of ...


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    St. Edward's University

    Austin, Texas

    53.4 miles from Gonzales, TX

    There are three popular spots with the haunts at St. Edward's University, according to student lore. One is Doyle Hall where a ghostly nun turns on the showers. Another is Mary Moody Northern Theatre, where the ghost of a young man who hanged himself using the sandbag ropes spooks witnesses. ...


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    Walter Tips House

    Austin, Texas

    54.1 miles from Gonzales, TX

    House has a dark energy around it at night. It seems out of place in new location. There's probably a good reason its used by a bank because humans sense its not habitable at night. If you are drawn to these kinds of places you will go into the property and ...


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    Home Depot

    Austin, Texas

    55 miles from Gonzales, TX

    This Home Depot is rumored to be haunted by a ghost employees call Fred. Actually, according to a report, the ghost is a craftsman named Herbert who passed away at age 74 in his workshop. He was cremated, and his ashes were let go in the outdoor garden section of ...


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    Stage Stop Ranch

    Fischer, Texas

    55.1 miles from Gonzales, TX

    Guests and people driving by have reported seeing a shadowy figure hanging from a tree near the front of the ranch, as well as a wagon that drives past by itself late at night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Comanche Lookout Park

    San Antonio, Texas

    55.4 miles from Gonzales, TX

    Built by a local man long ago who wanted his home to look like a castle, this property is now owned by the city of San Antonio.  It is said that strange lights are often seen coming out of the tower.


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    Driskill Hotel

    Austin, Texas

    55.7 miles from Gonzales, TX

    At this historic hotel, there is a portrait of a little girl holding some flowers on the third floor that causes a bit of a buzz -- literally as well as figuratively. Folks say that when they look at it, they get a curious tingling sensation of their heels being ...


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    Omni Austin Hotel

    Austin, Texas

    55.8 miles from Gonzales, TX

    Rumor has it that the ghost at this hotel is the spirit of a man, Jack, who committed suicide by jumping off the balcony. Since he was unable to pay his tab, his name still remains in the computer log. Night staff say they can hear Jack in his room ...


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    Texas Governor's Mansion

    Austin, Texas

    56 miles from Gonzales, TX

    The 1853 mansion that was home to several Texas governors is said to be haunted. According to reports, the north bedroom is haunted by former governor Pendleton Murrah's nineteen year old nephew. He shot himself when the girl he loved refused his offer of marriage. The ghost of Sam Houston ...


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    Austin Pizza Garden

    Austin, Texas

    56.3 miles from Gonzales, TX

    People have reported seeing floating heads watching them in the pizza parlour. Staff and diners alike have also reported seeing weird apparitions roaming the empty lot behind the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Austin Tavern

    Austin, Texas

    56.5 miles from Gonzales, TX

    Rumored to once have been a brothel, the tavern is believed to be haunted by a murdered prostitute named Emily. So the story goes, she and her daughter were killed by soldiers in the 1940s. Witnesses have been pinched, tapped, and watched by an unseen presence, and have heard the ...


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    Inn at Pearl Street

    Austin, Texas

    56.8 miles from Gonzales, TX

    A ghost or two are said to haunt this inn, an 1896 building that was originally a private home for Judge Charles A. Wilcox and family. It had fallen into disrepair by the 1980s, and it was purchased and renovated as an inn in the 1990s. The apparition of a ...


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    Inn at Pearl Street

    Austin, Texas

    56.8 miles from Gonzales, TX

    A ghost or two are said to haunt this inn, an 1896 building that was originally a private home for Judge Charles A. Wilcox and family. It had fallen into disrepair by the 1980s, and it was purchased and renovated as an inn in the 1990s. The apparition of a ...


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    Littlefield House

    Austin, Texas

    57 miles from Gonzales, TX

    Allegedly haunted by the original mistress of the house Alice Littlefield. She is variously reported to have been either insane or possibly agoraphobic, whatever the case, it appears that she rarely left the house in life and it is claimed that her ghost still haunts it to this day. ...


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    Spanish Main Apartments

    San Antonio, Texas

    57.4 miles from Gonzales, TX

    Numerous sightings of a little boy in period clothing roaming the apartment complex. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Victoria's Black Swan Inn

    San Antonio, Texas

    58 miles from Gonzales, TX

    A variety of ghostly activity has been claimed at this current wedding venue. Full-body apparitions, dolls moving location, eerie music, cold spots, doors opening and closing under their own volition and other haunted happenings.


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    Quoffer's Pub

    Elgin, Texas

    58.8 miles from Gonzales, TX

    The 1900's building that houses the bar used to be a funeral home and a mortuary. It is rumoured to be haunted by those who were kept there prior to their burial, and were unable to move on. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Fort Sam Houston

    San Antonio, Texas

    58.9 miles from Gonzales, TX

    The Officer's Quarters are said to be haunted. People claim that items move around on their own volition and people claim to see lights when there is no one there.


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    Presidio La Bahía

    Goliad, Texas

    59.1 miles from Gonzales, TX

    This fort, originally founded in 1721, was the site of many Texas Revolution conflicts including the Battle of Goliad and the Goliad Massacre. Folks have reported seeing ghostly massacred soldiers and hearing their cries of pain.


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    Abandoned Asylum

    San Antonio, Texas

    59.8 miles from Gonzales, TX

    Although this place boasts a number of ghostly activities -screaming, moaning, doors opening and closing of their own volition -this property is owned by the county and you are just as likely to encounter a police officer arresting you for trespassing than a ghost. There have been numerous prosecutions for ...


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    McNay Art Museum

    San Antonio, Texas

    60.4 miles from Gonzales, TX

    The mistress of the home where the art museum is housed is said to haunt the west wing of the museum. Staff and visitors often claim to hear her humming and some claim to have seen her.


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    University of the Incarnate Word

    San Antonio, Texas

    61 miles from Gonzales, TX

    In the main administration building, which was built in 1922, there is said to be a spirit of a little boy playing with a bouncng ball on the 3rd floor. The 4th floor was once used as a quarantine area for TB, and many spirits are said to linger from ...


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    Ghost Tracks

    San Antonio, Texas

    61 miles from Gonzales, TX

    Legend has it that a school bus full of children was killed by a train at the intersection. They now claim that if you put your car in neutral and stop near the tracks, unseen ghosts will push your car across. (If you decide to attempt this, do ...


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    Brackenridge Villa Mansion - Fernridge

    Alamo Heights, Texas

    61 miles from Gonzales, TX

    If you go to other websites, you'll see this stunning piece of haunting "evidence": There is proof that this place has been lived on for 7.000 years! Wow. And what does that have to do with it being haunted? We aren't sure, but other sites claim to find that ...


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    Bullis House Inn Bed and Breakfast

    San Antonio, Texas

    61 miles from Gonzales, TX

    The old inn was built in 1906 on the grounds of the site of an old prison, and inn staff and guests have seen the apparition of an American Indian chief roaming the second floor the inn. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Terrell Castle - Lambermont

    San Antonio, Texas

    61.2 miles from Gonzales, TX

    Haunted by the former owner who committed suicide there. In addition there are apparently ghostly children who play on the stairs.


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    Devil's Bridge

    San Antonio, Texas

    61.5 miles from Gonzales, TX

    It is said that the darkness inside is so dense that headlights can't penetrate it for more than a few feet. It is also said that someone or something will catch rocks thrown inside; the thrower will not hear the rock land.


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    Alamo Quarry Theatre

    San Antonio, Texas

    61.8 miles from Gonzales, TX

    Rumors abound that there was a body buried in the foundation of the theater. In addition, people claim there are cold spots and issues with the lights. Some people who claim to have worked there say they've seen the ghost of a child in the projection room.


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    The Alamodome

    San Antonio, Texas

    62 miles from Gonzales, TX

    Legend says that the ghoulish figure of a woman haunts the parking lot. In addition a worker who was killed during the construction of the Alamodome is also said to haunt the halls.


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    Stinson Field Ghost - San Jose Burial Park Cemetery

    San Antonio, Texas

    62.1 miles from Gonzales, TX

    Blue lights may appear over some of the graves here, and they may even be visible from the road as you drive past.


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    Trinity University

    San Antonio, Texas

    62.1 miles from Gonzales, TX

    At the Chapman Graduate Center, you may feel an intense desire to get out of the building. At the Holt Center, you may experience a similar feeling.


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    Institute of Texas Cultures

    San Antonio, Texas

    62.2 miles from Gonzales, TX

    You may experience the phantom smell of pipe smoke, and hear footsteps in the audiovisual room. There is an 1898 hearse that is said to open by itself, and books are sometimes rearranged in the library.


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    Emily Morgan Hotel

    San Antonio, Texas

    62.4 miles from Gonzales, TX

    This website strives to be a cut above other haunted websites. If you go to practically any other "ghost site" that all seem to have the same stock entries on 'haunted hotspots' you will find an entry like this under the Emily Morgan Hotel: "Floor nine is a very ...


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    Menger Hotel

    San Antonio, Texas

    62.4 miles from Gonzales, TX

    This hotel is apparently haunted by dozens of ghosts, including (allegedly) Teddy Roosevelt. As one of the oldest hotels in Texas, it is only natural that many people would have stayed and some would have died within its walls, which might lead to the absolute plethora of ghosts.


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    The Alamo

    San Antonio, Texas

    62.4 miles from Gonzales, TX

    Nearly 2,000 people died at the Battle of the Alamo. So much death and bloodshed and so much resulting restless spirit activity have led some people to claim that the Alamo is one of the most haunted places in America. Claims of the Alamo being haunted began mere weeks after ...


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    Mission San José

    San Antonio, Texas

    62.6 miles from Gonzales, TX

    The legend surrounding the mission's rose window starts with one of its builders, a stonemason whose beloved fell ill and passed away. The rose window was made in her memory, and the stonemason made a memorial surrounding it. Some folks say the woman's ghost can be seen looking out her ...


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