Fort Bliss is rumored to be a ghost-hunter’s delight with apparitions that appear in photographs, footsteps, unexplained noises, lights that go on and off, toilets that flush by themselves, and voices that come from nowhere. Ghostly soldiers have been seen by many, notably in or around Building 4, once used as an isolation ward for sick and dying soldiers, and Building 13, where a soldier is said to have hanged himself. Building 117 also is said to sport ghostly activity, as is Pershing House, where a salt shaker once levitated and phantom cooking smells have been detected. The Tumbleweed Tavern’s old stage is also rumored to be haunted.
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- Fort Bliss, TX
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- 31.8072113, -106.43366930000002
- El Paso County, Texas
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