Haunted Places in Groveton, Texas



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    Diboll House

    Diboll, Texas

    22.6 miles from Groveton, TX

    This small residential property is believed to be haunted. It was apparently a former sector of a nursing home, before conversion to a one story house. Former resident reported being attacked by an aggressive entity, and of seeing a shadowy apparition running through the hallways at night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Oakwood Cemetery

    Huntsville, Texas

    33.5 miles from Groveton, TX

    At this cemetery where renowned General Sam Houston is buried, there is a statue commonly called "Black Jesus." According to legend, the bronze statue was erected over the grave of a 5-year-old boy, and it sooned turned deep black. No amount of cleaning could restore the color of the statue. ...


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    Texas State Penitentiary at Huntsville - Walls Unit

    Huntsville, Texas

    33.9 miles from Groveton, TX

    Although it hasn't been in use since the 1950s, this unit, an abandoned death row, is said to be haunted. Witnesses describe apparitions and unexplained sounds here as well as on the nearby catwalk; it is reported that on one Halloween, a correctional supervisor recorded the sound of a disembodied ...


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    Sam Houston Memorial Museum

    Huntsville, Texas

    34.5 miles from Groveton, TX

    Said to be haunted, the Woodland Home at this museum site is a bit of a mystery. Folks say from the loft you can hear the sounds of unseen people walking beneath you and even see their footprints in the gravel below, leading to the house. It is said that ...


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    Steam Boat House

    Huntsville, Texas

    34.6 miles from Groveton, TX

    The Steam Boat House on the Park Grounds of the Museum. It is located behind and off to the side of the Gift Shop. Sam Houston lived, died, and was funeralized in this house. Vague reports of paranormal activity here but no solid details. (Submitted by Tabitha)


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    Martha Chapel Cemetery - Demon's Road

    Huntsville, Texas

    41.2 miles from Groveton, TX

    Bowden Road is called Demon's Road by some locals, because of all the hauntings that have been reported here. It leads to Martha Chapel Cemetery. Locals warn visitors here not to provoke the spirits, as ghosts have been known to follow visitors home. A hand reportedly came up out of ...


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    Sterne-Hoya House

    Nacogdoches, Texas

    47 miles from Groveton, TX

    An former housekeeper reported that she felt a happy presence in the house, and described a gentle pressure upon her body while in the attic. She encountered a negative feeling in the cellar.


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    The Woodbine Hotel and Restaurant

    Madisonville, Texas

    47.3 miles from Groveton, TX

    Dating back to 1904, the historic hotel and restaurant is believed to be haunted. Perhaps eight or nine hauntings are attached to the old building, but only prominent one is that of a female spirit known as 'Clara' (the spelling varies depending on the source). Room #007 is rumoured ...


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    Stephen F. Austin State University - Mays Hall 11

    Nacogdoches, Texas

    48 miles from Groveton, TX

    According to some reports, the building was once a hospital with a morgue in the basement. Other reports say the city hospital did not actually have a morgue in the basement. A 1940s-era ruined bomb shelter is said to be one one end. An eerie, negative feeling is said to ...


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    Stephen F. Austin State University - Griffith Hall

    Nacogdoches, Texas

    48 miles from Groveton, TX

    On the third floor, rumor has it that a female student once jumped out the window after playing with a Ouija board. Her ghost causes the lights in the shower room to flicker at the same time every night, at the exact time she died. Her apparition has been seen ...


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    Turner Auditorium

    Nacogdoches, Texas

    48.1 miles from Groveton, TX

    A ghost named Chester haunts the theater building, who is rumored to have been an architect of the building, but passed away before its completion. Legend has it that the building was erected backward and he killed himself in disgrace. His ghost has manifested as a face on a stage ...


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    Huntsman Chemcial Plant

    Conroe, Texas

    53.5 miles from Groveton, TX

    In the administrative building of the chemical plant, the apparition of a tall pale man has been seen wandering the corridors. He is believed to be a former worker who died in an explosion here. Doors open and close by themselves, and night patrol staff have reportedly been followed by ...


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    Light of Saratoga - Bragg Road Ghost Lights

    Saratoga, Texas

    59.4 miles from Groveton, TX

    The Ghost Light is known to appear and disappear at night without a known cause. Some attribute the phenomena to swamp gas; others say it is the spirit of a railroad worker who was decapitated in a train accident and is searching for his head. The light is said to ...


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    Grimes County Courthouse

    Anderson, Texas

    64.4 miles from Groveton, TX

    Whoever haunts this 1894 courthouse is not known, although the list of possible candidates include a member of Clyde Barrow's gang who was sentenced here, or the man who was shot dead in a five-day gunfight outside the courthouse at the turn of the century. In the latter case, ...


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    Cinemark Tinseltown 17 and XD

    Spring, Texas

    64.8 miles from Groveton, TX

    This spot, as urban legend tells it, is haunted by the apparitions of a small boy and a man. They were said to have died in a trailer park long ago when one was murdered and the other burned to death in a fire. Witnesses have also heard voices and ...


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    Wunsche Brothers Cafe and Saloon

    Spring, Texas

    69.6 miles from Groveton, TX

    A benign and lively ghost apparently haunts this cafe in Spring, Texas. The ghost is believed to be the original owner Charlie Wunsche. Although the ghost appears more inclined to mischievous pranks - holding doors closed, hiding items and messing with electronics- he has been sighted by employees ...


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    Killough Monument

    Bullard, Texas

    70.2 miles from Groveton, TX

    Killough Monument stands in remembrance of the 1838 Killough Massacre, said to be the largest and last Native American attack in East Texas. Eighteen people were killed here, and it's said that at least some of their spirits have remained behind. Visitors have seen black apparitions and noticed strange feelings ...


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    The Historic Ott Hotel

    Liberty, Texas

    71.6 miles from Groveton, TX

    This 1928 historic hotel is said to be haunted by several spirits. Two are thought to be Anna and Joshua, a couple who were killed under mysterious circumstances while Anna was having an affair in the hotel in 1930. Oddly enough, they were said to have been killed by the ...


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    Schulman Theater

    Bryan, Texas

    77.7 miles from Groveton, TX

    Although the theater is reported to be under renovations, it is said to be haunted by a young man who resides in the upstairs projection rooms. In life, he is said to have been killed by his partner, with whom he was arguing, and his body was discovered the following ...


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    LaSalle Hotel

    Bryan, Texas

    78.6 miles from Groveton, TX

    Apparitions, strange noises and lights turning on and off of their own accord have all been reported at this 1929 hotel. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Forest Lawn - Kissing Statue

    Beaumont, Texas

    88.5 miles from Groveton, TX

    Legend has it that at night at this cemetery, two statues awaken and kiss. So the story goes, if you shine car bright headlights on the man and woman statues from the driveway that runs behind them, they will come to life, turn around, and kiss. Another point of note ...


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    Holiday Inn

    Beaumont, Texas

    88.7 miles from Groveton, TX

    Security Cameras picked up a creepy shadow on the wall of the 2nd floor. There are no windows down this hall, and the camera was only activated by motion. Ghost hunters came to check this out and what they found was astonishing. The hotel is currently closed, ...


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    Old Greenhouse Road

    Katy, Texas

    89.9 miles from Groveton, TX

    Urban legend has it that if you turn off your headlights and drive around the corner to the bridge slowly, a mist will form into person-shape. It is said to be the spirit of an older woman who died in a car accident here.


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    Jefferson Davis Hospital

    Houston, Texas

    90 miles from Groveton, TX

    The hospital opened in 1925, and it had been built over an 1840s city cemetery that held thousands of graves. Many were unmarked, suspected to be cholera and yellow fever victims. Although some gravesites were moved, it is said that the actual remains were not transferred along with them. The ...


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    Jefferson Davis Hospital - Elder Street Artists Lofts

    Houston, Texas

    90 miles from Groveton, TX

    Elder Street Artists Lofts, formerly the Jefferson Davis Hospital, is said to be haunted by deceased hospital patients. The activity here is said to stem from the fact that the site was built over an 1800s cemetery where about 3,000 Civil War and yellow fever victims were buried. Before the ...


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    Spaghetti Warehouse

    Houston, Texas

    90.2 miles from Groveton, TX

    Supposedly rife with spirited activity. The haunting tales usually center around an elevator shaft where one or more people plunged to their deaths.


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    La Carafe

    Houston, Texas

    90.4 miles from Groveton, TX

    The unoccupied second floor is the site of most of the haunting claims. People report ghostly footsteps and items moving as well as the full-body apparition of a large black male ghost.


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    La Carafe

    Houston, Texas

    90.4 miles from Groveton, TX


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    Patterson Street

    Houston, Texas

    90.5 miles from Groveton, TX

    Some say if you drive down the street slowly you will see black figures begin to follow the car and see handprints appear on the windows. The car will feel very cold in spots.


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    Bob Casey Federal Courthouse

    Houston, Texas

    90.6 miles from Groveton, TX

    This courthouse is said to be haunted by a former judge who died after complications from surgery. Apparently, unable to let his work go, even after death, he continues to haunt the building. People claim that his chambers are colder than the rest of the building (no reports ...


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    Old Downtown Library - Julia Ideson Building

    Houston, Texas

    90.7 miles from Groveton, TX

    Reported to be haunted by the ghost of a former caretaker and his dog.


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    Patterson Road Bridge

    Houston, Texas

    90.9 miles from Groveton, TX

    At this bridge on Patterson Road, which runs between Highway 6 and Eldridge, visitors have experienced some strange events. It is said that if you park your car on it at night, you will hear tapping all over it. The spirits doing it are reported to be ghostly soldiers who ...


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    H.E.B. - Auto Zone

    Houston, Texas

    91.5 miles from Groveton, TX

    This site formerly was an H.E.B. grocery, and is now an Auto Zone. The ghost of a little girl has been seen walking in the back warehouse. Before the location was bought by H.E.B., it was there that she was murdered after being kidnapped.


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    Cork Grinders Wine and Coffee Bar

    Baytown, Texas

    91.8 miles from Groveton, TX

    I own a wine, craft beer and coffee bar in the historic district of Baytown, Texas. Our building is very eclectic and was built in the late 1920's. It was originally a theater (The Texan Theater). My staff and I sense a paranormal presence on a regular basis. Recently we ...


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    Chambersea

    Anahuac, Texas

    92.5 miles from Groveton, TX

    The 1845 plantation-style mansion was formerly owned by surveyor general Thomas Jefferson Chambers, who was shot dead through a ground floor window in 1863. Local folk say that a shadow has been seen pacing the downstairs room where he was assassinated, and screams have been heard coming from the ...


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    First Line Apartments

    Pasadena, Texas

    92.7 miles from Groveton, TX

    The apparition of a woman in white haunts the apartment complex. She has been seen pacing the hallways and walking in and out of rooms in owners suites. She has also been seen by motorists staring down into the street late at night. Residents have reported hearing strange noises and ...


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    Lamar University - Sigma Phi Epsilon

    Beaumont, Texas

    93.1 miles from Groveton, TX

    Local tales say this house, purchased by the university in the 1980s, was once a dream house built by a farmer. After the farmer passed, it fell into disrepute as a brothel. Now a frat house, a ghost named Chester is said to reside here, making himself known by knocking, ...


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    2309 Wichita Street

    Houston, Texas

    93.2 miles from Groveton, TX

    The unusually pointy and turreted private home at 2309 Wichita St., made up of half-timbered gables, spires and rooftop decks, is rumored to be haunted, perhaps by former owner and former VA nurse Charles Fondow, who passed away in 2011 in a Barbados hospital at age 64 after becoming ill ...


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    Office Building

    Houston, Texas

    94.1 miles from Groveton, TX

    Employees here have witnessed footstep sounds and elevators opening by themselves. Objects have been reported to move and disappear, reappearing in different places.


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    The Citadel

    Brenham, Texas

    96.2 miles from Groveton, TX

    This 1920's building may be haunted, according to workmen who refurbished the place in the 1990's. They reported seeing a woman wearing expensive jewellery and an old-fashioned white outfit roaming the grounds and the building over the course of the renovations, who always vanished before they had a chance ...


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    Witch's Grave - Katy Magnolia Cemetery

    Katy, Texas

    96.5 miles from Groveton, TX

    The urban legends on witch stories never fail to slay me. This one is just as fascinating. So apparently there was allegedly a 200 lb sphere on top of the Witch's Grave monument and if you read the inscription, looked away and looked back really fast, it would ...


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    Kingsgate Village

    Houston, Texas

    97.3 miles from Groveton, TX

    The ghost of a girl apparently haunts the apartment complex. There's a story of her ghost seeking revenge and killing her unfaithful boyfriend but the story is so obviously the product of an overactive, watched-too-many-B-movies mentality that we can't be bothered to reproduce here. Just because one believes ...


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    Today and Yesterday Antiques Store

    Brenham, Texas

    97.4 miles from Groveton, TX

    Formerly the Brenham Grand Opera House, the building dates back to 1872. Although the place now houses a quaint antiques store, some of the former theatre performers appear to have never left. The apparition known as the 'Red Lady' has been seen wandering throughout the building, and objects, especially ...


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    F. W. Schuerenberg House

    Brenham, Texas

    97.7 miles from Groveton, TX

    Built in 1895, this historic mansion is rumoured to be haunted by two or more ghosts. The spirit of a young girl in an old-fashioned dress has been seen peering out from the first floor bay window, and the upstairs nursery was once the scene of a tragic suicide. (Submitted ...


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    Midnite Slice

    Seabrook, Texas

    103.3 miles from Groveton, TX

    Midnite Slice is housed in the original Seabrook Post Office. Reports include doors opening and closing by themselves and a broken oven timer ringing. Alarms going off by themselves. A woman visited Midnite Slice claiming her the ghost of her mother was at the location and she stopped by to visit. While ...


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    Keachi Women's College

    Keachi, Louisiana

    106.1 miles from Groveton, TX

    Cold spots and ghostly moans are reported to happen on the second floor.


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    Ghost Lady of West 7th St

    Port Arthur, Texas

    108.1 miles from Groveton, TX

    It is said that one night, a woman was decapitated here as she was trying to cross the train's path while it was stopped. Folks say her ghost can be seen walking down the tracks.


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    Buena Vista Plantation

    Groveton, Louisiana

    113.1 miles from Groveton, TX

    It's a plantation. In the south. It was used for a Civil War hospital. Of course it's haunted. The usual - civil war soldiers have been spotted. Currently a private home and not open to the public.


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    Emhouse School

    Corsicana, Texas

    114.8 miles from Groveton, 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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    Old Greenwood Cemetery

    Greenwood, Louisiana

    117.7 miles from Groveton, TX

    It's a cemetery. Of course it's haunted.


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