Haunted Places in Santa Monica, Texas



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    Yacht Club Hotel

    Port Isabel, Texas

    30.3 miles from Santa Monica, TX

    The historic Yacht Club Hotel, formerly named the Shary Yacht Club and the Port Isabel Yacht Club Hotel, is rumored to be haunted by friends of Olga Mae Keyhorn, daughter of iron mogul Theodore Keyhorn II. Olga's friends Telly and Mary were on a yacht in the 1920s when it ...


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    Southwind Inn

    Port Isabel, Texas

    30.4 miles from Santa Monica, TX

    Visitors--and staff members, too--have reported seeing apparitions at the Southwind Inn. According to reports, there are ghost children and a Victorian-era lady on the inn's the third floor.


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    Port Isabel Cemetery

    Port Isabel, Texas

    30.5 miles from Santa Monica, TX

    Port Isabel Cemetery began with workers on El Fronton de Santa Isabel Ranch since the 1840s, although the oldest gravestones that still stand are from the 1880s. It became a Catholic cemetery (French Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate) in 1849, but folks of all faiths are buried here. The apparition ...


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    Point Isabel Lighthouse

    Port Isabel, Texas

    30.6 miles from Santa Monica, TX

    The Point (Port) Isabel Lighthouse, built in 1852, was used temporarily by Civil War soldiers from both sides as a look-out post. Its light was extinguished in 1905 and the land was purchased by a private owner and was eventually preserved as a historic site. Now, a ghostly Lighthouse Angel ...


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    Port Isabel Historical Museum

    Port Isabel, Texas

    30.7 miles from Santa Monica, TX

    Port Isabel Historical Museum inside the Champion Building was constructed in 1899 as a dry goods store and a private home. It houses Mexican artifacts from the U.S.-Mexican War and sports a well-known fish mural painted a local fisherman in 1906. The museum is thought to be haunted by a ...


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    Queen Isabel Inn

    Port Isabel, Texas

    30.8 miles from Santa Monica, TX

    The 1906 Queen Isabel Inn, originally called the Point Isabel Tarpon & Fishing Club, was visited by President-Elect Warren G. Harding in November 1920. Despite some remodeling from hurricane damage in 1933 and 1967, the inn remains the area's oldest business and hotel. Witnesses say disembodied footsteps are sometimes heard ...


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    Colonial Hotel

    Brownsville, Texas

    32.3 miles from Santa Monica, TX

    According to the Texas Hauntings Society, this hotel has several reports of unexplained activity - particularly in room 101, where unseen hands were felt grabbing at guests underneath the sheets, and a creepy apparition of an infant was seen and heard.


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    The University of Texas at Brownsville

    Brownsville, Texas

    32.5 miles from Santa Monica, TX

    It is said that this campus sees a lot of ghostly activity. Ghosts of Cavalrymen and Victorian woman have been spotted, library books have flown off shelves, and jukeboxes play by themselves. The reason for the hauntings is that the art center was once a jail, and the library was ...


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    San Juan Hotel

    San Juan, Texas

    37.3 miles from Santa Monica, TX

    No longer in business, this hotel is said to be the site where a prostitute was once murdered. Folks say you can hear ghostly screaming and crying for help coming from the building, and her apparition can be seen calling and waving from a second-story window at night.


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    Casa De Palmas Renaissance McAllen Hotel

    McAllen, Texas

    41.6 miles from Santa Monica, TX

    The 1918 Renaissance Casa De Palmas Hotel said to be haunted by the ghost of an elderly lady who appears in the basement. Another female apparition, or perhaps two, have been seen wearing black veils. Police officers were once called to check on a strange woman walking around on one ...


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    Shary Mansion

    Palmhurst, Texas

    43.4 miles from Santa Monica, TX

    The ghost of former owner Mr Shary has been seen walking across the road from the cemetery he was buried in back to his house. People have also seen the apparition sitting on the front porch in a rocking chair. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    La Lomita Chapel

    Mission, Texas

    48.3 miles from Santa Monica, TX

    The historic La Lomita Chapel is said to be haunted by the apparition of a nun who appears suspended in the air in a prayer posture. The apparition has been spotted in broad daylight.


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    Texas A and M - Edward N. Jones Auditorium

    Kingsville, Texas

    82.3 miles from Santa Monica, TX

    The 1942 auditorium is said to be haunted by the ghost of a worker who died when he fell out of the rafters during construction. He is said to turn the lights on and off, lock the doors, and knock the costumes off the racks.


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    Texas A and M - Turner-Bishop Hall

    Kingsville, Texas

    82.3 miles from Santa Monica, TX

    Each hall has its own ghost. At Bishop Hall, a ghostly girl is said to play with students' hair, unlock doors, drag furniture in empty rooms, andn run the showers. At Turner Hall in the second-floor restroom, a black shadow is said to pass quickly from the last toilet to ...


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    Texas A and M - Lewis Hall

    Kingsville, Texas

    82.3 miles from Santa Monica, TX

    The hall is said to be haunted by a female student who committed suicide here. Witnesses have seen her apparition, felt cold spots, and described an uneasy feeling of being watched.


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    Texas A and M - College Hall Bell Tower

    Kingsville, Texas

    82.4 miles from Santa Monica, TX

    The bell tower is said to be haunted by a man who hung himself here. At midnight, his shadow is said to appear on all four corners of the bell.


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    Roma Historic Plaza

    Roma, Texas

    88.7 miles from Santa Monica, TX

    The Roma Historic District in Roma, Texas preserves an intact example of a border town in the lower Rio Grande valley. The town was an important port and transshipment point on the Rio Grande from 1829 to the 1880s. The apparition of a beautiful girl in a flowing white dress ...


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    Wilson Plaza

    Corpus Christi, Texas

    99.7 miles from Santa Monica, TX

    Originally called the Nixon Building, the 1927 building is said to be a hot spot for paranormal activity. Witnesses have had a feeling of being watched, seen shadow figures and heard unexplained noises in their offices here, in the early mornings or late at night. The elevators are said to ...


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    Days Inn Hotel

    Corpus Christi, Texas

    99.8 miles from Santa Monica, TX

    The ghost of the famous Tejano singer Selena is said to wander about the room in which she was shot here. Though her apparition has not been seen, folks have reported the faint sound of singing and the smell of roses, along with an overwhelming feeling of sadness.


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    Sutherlands Lumber

    Alice, Texas

    100.4 miles from Santa Monica, TX

    The site was formerly a Wal-Mart, where a ghost they called Matilde or Matilda liked to play pranks on the employees, damaging merchandise and causing accidents. The building is said to be on the site of the Collins Family homestead, the family who founded the town of Alice. The Old ...


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    Old Rialto Theater

    Alice, Texas

    100.5 miles from Santa Monica, TX

    The theater closed in the 1980s, but employees there claimed to see shadowy apparitions in the halls and described an eerie feeling of being watched by a presence in the upper levels.


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    Old Hospital

    Alice, Texas

    100.7 miles from Santa Monica, TX

    This hospital is now closed, but when it was open there were claims of call bells ringing on their own on the second floor, even when they were unplugged. Since its closing some residents swear they hear moaning coming from the building, and lights flickering in the windows. In more ...


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    USS Lexington

    Corpus Christi, Texas

    101.1 miles from Santa Monica, TX

    Known as the Blue Ghost, the USS Lexington is rumored to be haunted by an engine room operator who was killed in battle and several crew members who were killed in a WWII attack. Besides apparitions, witnesses have heard doors slam, seen lights go off on their own, and felt ...


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    Blackbeard's On the Beach

    Corpus Christi, Texas

    101.4 miles from Santa Monica, TX

    It's unsure exactly who haunts this beachside restaurant, but witnesses say he opens doors, makes salt shakers jump and chairs move, and plays other harmless pranks. An apparition was recorded walking in the back dining area after hours. Some believe the ghost is a man who was killed long ago ...


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    Alice Lake

    Alice, Texas

    103.3 miles from Santa Monica, TX

    Local legend tells of a little girl who drowned here. Witnesses on the pier have heard her crying for help, seen orbs of light, and felt cold spots.


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    Tarpon Inn

    Port Aransas, Texas

    106.9 miles from Santa Monica, TX

    At this 1886 hotel, reports from a guest say that at 3 a.m. their bathroom glowed pink, voices were heard above them and in the shower, and cold spots seemed to be everywhere.


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