Old Downtown Library - Julia Ideson Building

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

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    Geographic Information

    500 McKinney Street
    Houston, Texas
    United States

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    29.758867833681833, -95.36915703425444
    Harris County, Texas
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