Brackenridge Villa Mansion - Fernridge

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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 somehow relevant. Supposedly also, you can see shadows if you look out the window! Well golly, I can see shadows if I look out my window, I guess my house is haunted? While the actual haunted evidence is slim on this one, it is claimed to be, so go and visit for yourself and make up your own mind.

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Campus of U. of the Incarnate Word
San Antonio, TX
United States

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29.468388330201204, -98.46598380801879
Bexar County, Texas
Nearest Towns:
Terrell Hills, TX (1.0 mi.)
Alamo Heights, TX (1.1 mi.)
Olmos Park, TX (1.5 mi.)
San Antonio, TX (3.5 mi.)
Kirby, TX (4.8 mi.)
Castle Hills, TX (4.9 mi.)
Balcones Heights, TX (5.3 mi.)
Windcrest, TX (6.1 mi.)
Hill Country Village, TX (8.0 mi.)
China Grove, TX (8.9 mi.)


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  1. It was about 1015 pm when I notified uiw police officer Dunklin that I was leaving the admin building so he can lock it up. I knew this gentle giant officer for over 5 years and never see him “afraid ” .. But that night of 2006 he told me that he just came from the bracken ridge house and he saw and hear the voice of

  2. timothyferriss  |  

    I suggest getting in touch with local history organizations, paranormal investigative teams, or looking up any local ghost stories or urban legends connected to the area if you’re interested in investigating the location and making your own view blossom word game

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