Haunted Places in Serenada, Texas



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    M.B. Lockett Building

    Georgetown, Texas

    4.3 miles from Serenada, TX

    The third floor of 1896 building is haunted. Housing a banquet hall, staff would often report hearing disembodied footsteps and furniture moving around from the otherwise empty room. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    1894 Building

    Georgetown, Texas

    4.4 miles from Serenada, TX

    Dating back to (you guessed it) 1894, this old building is now an artists studio. The place is haunted by Luther Saint Paul Miller, a former owner. His apparition used to be seen standing at the top of the staircase, but he has not been seen since the interior ...


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    Masonic Building - Gumbo's North

    Georgetown, Texas

    4.4 miles from Serenada, TX

    A restaurant serving delicious southern cuisine now stands on the premises of this 1900 masonic building, which is rumoured to be haunted. Former tenants of the upstairs apartments reported that doors would open and close of their own accord, and cold spots and a strange presence were also felt. (Submitted ...


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    Cobblestone Antiques

    Georgetown, Texas

    4.4 miles from Serenada, TX

    This antiques store is rumoured to be haunted by three spirits from a historical era. Dating back to 1895, much of the paranormal activity, including strange noises and items being thrown by unseen hands, has been reported in the upstairs section of the shop. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Williamson County Courthouse

    Georgetown, Texas

    4.4 miles from Serenada, TX

    The 1911 courthouse building is haunted by a woman in a long dress, who has been seen throughout the building wandering around in a dazed state. In the archival room, book pages have been known to flip over by themselves, and a ghostly man has been seen vanishing around ...


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    Palace Theater

    Georgetown, Texas

    4.4 miles from Serenada, TX

    The 1925 historic theater is rumoured to be haunted by the apparitions of a man, a woman and a child. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Georgetown Art Center

    Georgetown, Texas

    4.5 miles from Serenada, TX

    In this 1894 former firehouse, visitors have reported hearing disembodied footsteps and have seen the apparition of a man in old-fashioned cowboy attire. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Maxdale Cemetery and Bridge

    Killeen, Texas

    21.5 miles from Serenada, TX

    Pay a visit here and you may encounter a ghost with a limp, who may have been a former cemetery caretaker. Folks say the small iron bridge here is haunted as well. Local legend has it that if you stop on the bridge, turn off your headlights, count to 10, ...


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    Old Coupland Inn and Dance Hall

    Coupland, Texas

    24.4 miles from Serenada, TX

    The Old Coupland Inn and Dance Hall dates back to 1910, when the building served as a bordello and a speakeasy. Now rumoured to be one of the most haunted places in the state, the paranormal activity reported at the establishment ranges from appliances turning on and off of ...


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    Hastings Books - Randalls Food Store

    Killeen, Texas

    27 miles from Serenada, TX

    Employees here have felt a ghostly presence who has been known to knock merchandise off racks or set up pyramids of canned food in the aisles during the night.


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    Old Bell County Jail

    Belton, Texas

    28.2 miles from Serenada, TX

    Dating back to the 1850's, the old county jail is now a private residence. Reports say a glaring man, possibly a former prisoner, was seen staring down into the street when the place was for sale for a period of time. Upon investigation, the building was empty. (Submitted by Callum ...


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    Littlefield House

    Austin, Texas

    28.6 miles from Serenada, TX

    Allegedly haunted by the original mistress of the house Alice Littlefield. She is variously reported to have been either insane or possibly agoraphobic, whatever the case, it appears that she rarely left the house in life and it is claimed that her ghost still haunts it to this day. ...


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    Wedemeyer Academy

    Belton, Texas

    28.8 miles from Serenada, TX

    Formerly a boy's school during the 1800's, this historic building may soon become a bed and breakfast inn. The place is haunted by a number of spirits, including former students and the apparition of a former owner. Footsteps have been heard on the stairs, and a strange voice has ...


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    Inn at Pearl Street

    Austin, Texas

    29 miles from Serenada, TX

    A ghost or two are said to haunt this inn, an 1896 building that was originally a private home for Judge Charles A. Wilcox and family. It had fallen into disrepair by the 1980s, and it was purchased and renovated as an inn in the 1990s. The apparition of a ...


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    Inn at Pearl Street

    Austin, Texas

    29 miles from Serenada, TX

    A ghost or two are said to haunt this inn, an 1896 building that was originally a private home for Judge Charles A. Wilcox and family. It had fallen into disrepair by the 1980s, and it was purchased and renovated as an inn in the 1990s. The apparition of a ...


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    Austin Tavern

    Austin, Texas

    29.4 miles from Serenada, TX

    Rumored to once have been a brothel, the tavern is believed to be haunted by a murdered prostitute named Emily. So the story goes, she and her daughter were killed by soldiers in the 1940s. Witnesses have been pinched, tapped, and watched by an unseen presence, and have heard the ...


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    Texas Governor's Mansion

    Austin, Texas

    29.6 miles from Serenada, TX

    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 ...


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    Omni Austin Hotel

    Austin, Texas

    29.9 miles from Serenada, TX

    Rumor has it that the ghost at this hotel is the spirit of a man, Jack, who committed suicide by jumping off the balcony. Since he was unable to pay his tab, his name still remains in the computer log. Night staff say they can hear Jack in his room ...


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    Driskill Hotel

    Austin, Texas

    29.9 miles from Serenada, TX

    At this historic hotel, there is a portrait of a little girl holding some flowers on the third floor that causes a bit of a buzz -- literally as well as figuratively. Folks say that when they look at it, they get a curious tingling sensation of their heels being ...


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    Quoffer's Pub

    Elgin, Texas

    30.8 miles from Serenada, TX

    The 1900's building that houses the bar used to be a funeral home and a mortuary. It is rumoured to be haunted by those who were kept there prior to their burial, and were unable to move on. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Walter Tips House

    Austin, Texas

    32 miles from Serenada, TX

    House has a dark energy around it at night. It seems out of place in new location. There's probably a good reason its used by a bank because humans sense its not habitable at night. If you are drawn to these kinds of places you will go into the property and ...


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    St. Edward's University

    Austin, Texas

    32.7 miles from Serenada, TX

    There are three popular spots with the haunts at St. Edward's University, according to student lore. One is Doyle Hall where a ghostly nun turns on the showers. Another is Mary Moody Northern Theatre, where the ghost of a young man who hanged himself using the sandbag ropes spooks witnesses. ...


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    Home Depot

    Austin, Texas

    33.5 miles from Serenada, TX

    This Home Depot is rumored to be haunted by a ghost employees call Fred. Actually, according to a report, the ghost is a craftsman named Herbert who passed away at age 74 in his workshop. He was cremated, and his ashes were let go in the outdoor garden section of ...


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    Austin Pizza Garden

    Austin, Texas

    33.5 miles from Serenada, TX

    People have reported seeing floating heads watching them in the pizza parlour. Staff and diners alike have also reported seeing weird apparitions roaming the empty lot behind the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Buda Antique Mall

    Buda, Texas

    43.6 miles from Serenada, TX

    The antiques mall is rumoured to be haunted by four spirits, including a ghostly cat and a female presence that is attached to an armoire located at the rear of the store. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Colorado River Forest

    Bastrop, Texas

    48.9 miles from Serenada, TX

    This location has had numerous sightings of Slenderman. There is a large forest where you can find symbols marked on trees, as well as abandoned buildings. Many sigtings of UFOS's have been reported as well. This place is a hot spot for cryptid activity. (Submitted by Morgan)


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    Coryell County Courthouse

    Gatesville, Texas

    50.9 miles from Serenada, TX

    The 1897 courthouse building is haunted by a male spirit known as 'Elroy'. Cold breezes have been reported, furniture moves around of its own accord and visitors have felt an invisible person brushing past them in the corridors. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Dabb's Railroad Hotel

    Llano, Texas

    58.5 miles from Serenada, TX

    The hotel dates back to 1907, and was situated near the railroad to draw in weary travellers. Apparently, some were so tired that they never left, according to the current owners. During the renovations, a lot of ghostly activity was reported, although it settled down after their completion. ...


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    Thompson Island Bridge

    San Marcos, Texas

    59.1 miles from Serenada, TX

    Thompson Island Bridge is said to be a favorite spot for the spirit of a Confederate soldier. His apparition, with his rifle, is said to appear more often before or during times of war. According to legend, the man lived in a nearby cabin and had made a promise with ...


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    Stage Stop Ranch

    Fischer, Texas

    60 miles from Serenada, TX

    Guests and people driving by have reported seeing a shadowy figure hanging from a tree near the front of the ranch, as well as a wagon that drives past by itself late at night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Devil's Backbone

    Canyon Lake, Texas

    60.3 miles from Serenada, TX

    This beautiful scenic spot in Texas hill country is said to be haunted by a Native American cattle herder named Drago, a fatally injured miner's widow, and the spirit of a wolf. Other spirits seen here include Confederate soldiers, Spanish monks, and an apparition that appears on the hoods of ...


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    Rainbow Lake

    Woodway, Texas

    62.2 miles from Serenada, TX

    Local legends surrounding this area include witchcraft and peeping Toms. Folks have seen figures and heard screams, and a ghostly man is said to roam in the deep woods. This is a private area; no trespassing is allowed.


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    The Laughing Lady Tea Room

    Calvert, Texas

    63.4 miles from Serenada, TX

    The nineteenth-century building was formerly a tea room named for the resident ghost, but has now been refurbished as a furniture store. Staff and diners claim to have heard a woman's laughter echoing through the building during the early afternoon, and have seen a woman in old-fashioned dress wandering ...


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    Calvert Hotel

    Calvert, Texas

    63.4 miles from Serenada, TX

    Dating back to 1872, the hotel lies adjacent to the railway tracks and served as accommodation for weary railroad travellers. Lamps in some guest rooms have been known to turn on and off of their own accord, and rhythmic knocking has been reported on the ceiling and the walls, ...


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    Ingraham Castle Bed and Breakfast

    Calvert, Texas

    63.6 miles from Serenada, TX

    The historic building was supposed to serve as the county courthouse, but an outbreak of yellow fever saw the judicial court moved to a nearby township. Constructed in the 1870's, the building was refurbished as a bed and breakfast inn. Around this time, the story of a ghostly woman ...


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    The San Marcos River Entity

    Luling, Texas

    66.1 miles from Serenada, TX

    An invisible presence haunts the banks of the San Marcos River. An ominous feeling and impressions in the grass mark the place where the invisible presence passes.


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    Armstrong Browning Library

    Waco, Texas

    67.4 miles from Serenada, TX

    Famed writer Elizabeth Barrett Browning's ghost is said to walk here at night, carrying a candle and wearing a white gown. She has also been seen looking out an upstairs window. There is a statue of Browning in front of the library, and although its arms are at its sides, ...


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    Lindsey Hollow Road

    Waco, Texas

    68.4 miles from Serenada, TX

    Local legend has it that two brothers haunt this area. Vigilantes hanged them from a tree here in the 1880s. Witnesses have seen their apparitions hanging from the tree, have heard screams and have described a feeling of being paralyzed.


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    Cameron Park - Witch's Castle

    Waco, Texas

    68.5 miles from Serenada, TX

    Cameron Park is a busy place for the paranormal - check out nearby "Lover's Leap" and "Jacob's Ladder" for examples. But by far the most well-known story is that of the Witch's Castle, which is the popular name for a set of ruins found deep within the park. ...


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    Cameron Park - Jacob's Ladder

    Waco, Texas

    68.8 miles from Serenada, TX

    An old staircase called "Jacob's Ladder" is found near the south end of Cameron Park, near Redwood Shelter. It is 88 steps from start to finish, and can be daunting on a summer day. But locals swear that if a couple tackles the infamous staircase at night, the ...


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    Cameron Park - Lover's Leap

    Waco, Texas

    69 miles from Serenada, TX

    There are countless "Lover's Leaps" - it seems that whenever there is a tall cliff somewhere in the world, someone has spun a story about two star-crossed lovers who decided to end their lives there, because society wouldn't let them be together in peace. Well, here's another one - ...


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    Adobe Verde

    New Braunfels, Texas

    70.6 miles from Serenada, TX

    Once a 1920s electric cotton gin and now a Tex-Mex restaurant, Adobe Verde is the home of Frank, a ghost who likes to play pranks. According to local legend, Frank was a groundskeeper and a victim of unrequited love--he hanged himself from the rafters, and his spirit never left the ...


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    Seton Edgar B. Davis Hospital

    Luling, Texas

    70.9 miles from Serenada, TX

    Mr. Davis himself is said to haunt this hospital. Staff have reported that doors open and close by themselves and medicine has been knocked to the ground before their eyes.


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    Faust Hotel

    New Braunfels, Texas

    73.6 miles from Serenada, TX

    There have been newspaper articles written about this hotel's ghost. It has been seen drifting in the hallways on an upper floor, floating through closed doors, and turning the water and electricity on an off, among other things.


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    Silver Creek Saloon and Restaurant - Robert Striegler House

    Fredericksburg, Texas

    76 miles from Serenada, TX

    Dating back to 1905, the historic house is now a restaurant and saloon. The place is haunted by a female apparition in period clothing, perhaps the wife of the original builder. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Alte Welt Gasthof - Old World Inn

    Fredericksburg, Texas

    76.1 miles from Serenada, TX

    Housed in the 1915 Stehling Building, the building housed a clothing store and a boarding house when it first opened to the immigrant community. Although reports of hauntings here are largely unsubstantiated, a guest staying at the inn reported sighting a grey shade in their room, while another heard ...


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    LaSalle Hotel

    Bryan, Texas

    78.3 miles from Serenada, TX

    Apparitions, strange noises and lights turning on and off of their own accord have all been reported at this 1929 hotel. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Milam Street

    Seguin, Texas

    79.4 miles from Serenada, TX

    Milam Street is haunted, locals say, by a headless ghost. Although the ghost's identity is unknown, his pattern is unwavering: He walks from Riverside Cemetery due north. He's thought to be a Confederate soldier who lost his head to a cannonball.


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    Schulman Theater

    Bryan, Texas

    79.6 miles from Serenada, TX

    Although the theater is reported to be under renovations, it is said to be haunted by a young man who resides in the upstairs projection rooms. In life, he is said to have been killed by his partner, with whom he was arguing, and his body was discovered the following ...


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    Texas Lutheran University

    Seguin, Texas

    80 miles from Serenada, TX

    The Wupperman Theatre is said to house the ghost of a small girl wearing a blue dress, and she seems to want to play hide-and-seek. Lights flicker and the trap door opens by itself at times. In the Trinity Building dorm, lights can be seen to flicker on and off, ...


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