Texas Governor's Mansion

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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 also is believed to haunt his old room.

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1010 Colorado St.
Austin, Texas
United States

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30.2727527, -97.74308680000001
Travis County, Texas
Nearest Towns:
Austin, TX (0.4 mi.)
Rollingwood, TX (2.9 mi.)
West Lake Hills, TX (3.9 mi.)
Sunset Valley, TX (4.9 mi.)
Lost Creek, TX (6.2 mi.)
Barton Creek, TX (7.6 mi.)
Hornsby Bend, TX (9.7 mi.)
Onion Creek, TX (9.7 mi.)
San Leanna, TX (9.8 mi.)
Shady Hollow, TX (10.3 mi.)

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