Haunted Places in Stowell, Texas



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    Chambersea

    Anahuac, Texas

    18.1 miles from Stowell, TX

    The 1845 plantation-style mansion was formerly owned by surveyor general Thomas Jefferson Chambers, who was shot dead through a ground floor window in 1863. Local folk say that a shadow has been seen pacing the downstairs room where he was assassinated, and screams have been heard coming from the ...


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    Lamar University - Sigma Phi Epsilon

    Beaumont, Texas

    24.5 miles from Stowell, TX

    Local tales say this house, purchased by the university in the 1980s, was once a dream house built by a farmer. After the farmer passed, it fell into disrepute as a brothel. Now a frat house, a ghost named Chester is said to reside here, making himself known by knocking, ...


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    Holiday Inn

    Beaumont, Texas

    26.1 miles from Stowell, TX

    Security Cameras picked up a creepy shadow on the wall of the 2nd floor. There are no windows down this hall, and the camera was only activated by motion. Ghost hunters came to check this out and what they found was astonishing. The hotel is currently closed, ...


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    Ghost Lady of West 7th St

    Port Arthur, Texas

    27.1 miles from Stowell, TX

    It is said that one night, a woman was decapitated here as she was trying to cross the train's path while it was stopped. Folks say her ghost can be seen walking down the tracks.


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    Forest Lawn - Kissing Statue

    Beaumont, Texas

    29 miles from Stowell, TX

    Legend has it that at night at this cemetery, two statues awaken and kiss. So the story goes, if you shine car bright headlights on the man and woman statues from the driveway that runs behind them, they will come to life, turn around, and kiss. Another point of note ...


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    The Historic Ott Hotel

    Liberty, Texas

    30.9 miles from Stowell, TX

    This 1928 historic hotel is said to be haunted by several spirits. Two are thought to be Anna and Joshua, a couple who were killed under mysterious circumstances while Anna was having an affair in the hotel in 1930. Oddly enough, they were said to have been killed by the ...


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    Cork Grinders Wine and Coffee Bar

    Baytown, Texas

    35.4 miles from Stowell, TX

    I own a wine, craft beer and coffee bar in the historic district of Baytown, Texas. Our building is very eclectic and was built in the late 1920's. It was originally a theater (The Texan Theater). My staff and I sense a paranormal presence on a regular basis. Recently we ...


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    Point Bolivar Lighthouse

    Bolivar Peninsula, Texas

    37.2 miles from Stowell, TX

    According to legend, the keepers son killed his family now he haunts the grounds trying to find his dead parents. this 116 foot black lighthouse was built in 1872 but is no longer in use. (Submitted by Nathaniel)


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    Light of Saratoga - Bragg Road Ghost Lights

    Saratoga, Texas

    40 miles from Stowell, TX

    The Ghost Light is known to appear and disappear at night without a known cause. Some attribute the phenomena to swamp gas; others say it is the spirit of a railroad worker who was decapitated in a train accident and is searching for his head. The light is said to ...


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    The Victorian Inn

    Galveston, Texas

    41.3 miles from Stowell, TX

    The third floor Zachary Suite - in king bedroom an unseen woman hums a happy tune. In the living room, a man whistling and being touched on the shoulder has been reported. In the queen room someone reports being touched on the back from shoulder to shoulder. On the ...


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    Bishop's Palace

    Galveston, Texas

    41.3 miles from Stowell, TX

    The Bishop's Palace was finished in 1893, and was survived the Great Hurricane of 1900. Rumour has it the protective former owner, Walter Gresham, still haunts the place, and has been known to appear during freak weather events. Witnesses say his spirit appears agitated, pacing back and forth across ...


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    Midnite Slice

    Seabrook, Texas

    41.6 miles from Stowell, TX

    Midnite Slice is housed in the original Seabrook Post Office. Reports include doors opening and closing by themselves and a broken oven timer ringing. Alarms going off by themselves. A woman visited Midnite Slice claiming her the ghost of her mother was at the location and she stopped by to visit. While ...


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    Ashton Villa

    Galveston, Texas

    41.8 miles from Stowell, TX

    Miss Bettie, daughter of the historic Ashton Villa's first owner James Moreau Brown, is rumored to have haunted the house since its 1975 restoration. Her apparition has been seen in a long turquoise dress on the second-floor landing. Her pianist sister may be here too, some say, because the piano ...


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    1895 Moody Mansion

    Galveston, Texas

    42 miles from Stowell, TX

    This 1895 mansion is open to the public for tours. Visitors have reported disembodied footsteps and apparitions which have shown up in photographs. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Hotel Galvez

    Galveston, Texas

    42 miles from Stowell, TX

    Said to be the oldest hotel on the island, Hotel Galvez has a haunted room 505. Reports say that very few people actually stay all night in that room, because there is an eerie presence that makes them feel uncomfortable. The mysterious scent of gardenias is said to be a ...


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    Van Alstyne House

    Galveston, Texas

    42.2 miles from Stowell, TX

    The 1891 'Gingerbread House' housed an antiques store for many years, until the owners left due to the overwhelming paranormal activity. Reports ranged from tables being flipped over by unseen hands to a foreign voice that told a visitor that he would die if he didn't leave right away. (Submitted ...


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    Michael B. Menard House

    Galveston, Texas

    42.7 miles from Stowell, TX

    The 1838 historic mansion is the oldest house in town, and may be one of the most haunted. A former owner would hold séances in the house until his death, and supposedly encountered a number of spirits from a bygone era. However, most of the ghosts haunting this place ...


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    First Line Apartments

    Pasadena, Texas

    49.2 miles from Stowell, TX

    The apparition of a woman in white haunts the apartment complex. She has been seen pacing the hallways and walking in and out of rooms in owners suites. She has also been seen by motorists staring down into the street late at night. Residents have reported hearing strange noises and ...


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    H.E.B. - Auto Zone

    Houston, Texas

    56.5 miles from Stowell, TX

    This site formerly was an H.E.B. grocery, and is now an Auto Zone. The ghost of a little girl has been seen walking in the back warehouse. Before the location was bought by H.E.B., it was there that she was murdered after being kidnapped.


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    Spaghetti Warehouse

    Houston, Texas

    58.6 miles from Stowell, TX

    Supposedly rife with spirited activity. The haunting tales usually center around an elevator shaft where one or more people plunged to their deaths.


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    La Carafe

    Houston, Texas

    58.7 miles from Stowell, TX


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    La Carafe

    Houston, Texas

    58.7 miles from Stowell, TX

    The unoccupied second floor is the site of most of the haunting claims. People report ghostly footsteps and items moving as well as the full-body apparition of a large black male ghost.


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    Bob Casey Federal Courthouse

    Houston, Texas

    59.1 miles from Stowell, TX

    This courthouse is said to be haunted by a former judge who died after complications from surgery. Apparently, unable to let his work go, even after death, he continues to haunt the building. People claim that his chambers are colder than the rest of the building (no reports ...


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    Jefferson Davis Hospital

    Houston, Texas

    59.1 miles from Stowell, TX

    The hospital opened in 1925, and it had been built over an 1840s city cemetery that held thousands of graves. Many were unmarked, suspected to be cholera and yellow fever victims. Although some gravesites were moved, it is said that the actual remains were not transferred along with them. The ...


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    Jefferson Davis Hospital - Elder Street Artists Lofts

    Houston, Texas

    59.1 miles from Stowell, TX

    Elder Street Artists Lofts, formerly the Jefferson Davis Hospital, is said to be haunted by deceased hospital patients. The activity here is said to stem from the fact that the site was built over an 1800s cemetery where about 3,000 Civil War and yellow fever victims were buried. Before the ...


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    Old Downtown Library - Julia Ideson Building

    Houston, Texas

    59.2 miles from Stowell, TX

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


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    2309 Wichita Street

    Houston, Texas

    59.7 miles from Stowell, TX

    The unusually pointy and turreted private home at 2309 Wichita St., made up of half-timbered gables, spires and rooftop decks, is rumored to be haunted, perhaps by former owner and former VA nurse Charles Fondow, who passed away in 2011 in a Barbados hospital at age 64 after becoming ill ...


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    Patterson Street

    Houston, Texas

    61.4 miles from Stowell, TX

    Some say if you drive down the street slowly you will see black figures begin to follow the car and see handprints appear on the windows. The car will feel very cold in spots.


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    Big Woods Cemetery

    Vinton, Louisiana

    62 miles from Stowell, TX

    Shadows and electrical interference are the two big ticket items to look for when visiting Big Woods cemetery.


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    Wunsche Brothers Cafe and Saloon

    Spring, Texas

    65.1 miles from Stowell, TX

    A benign and lively ghost apparently haunts this cafe in Spring, Texas. The ghost is believed to be the original owner Charlie Wunsche. Although the ghost appears more inclined to mischievous pranks - holding doors closed, hiding items and messing with electronics- he has been sighted by employees ...


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    Kingsgate Village

    Houston, Texas

    68 miles from Stowell, TX

    The ghost of a girl apparently haunts the apartment complex. There's a story of her ghost seeking revenge and killing her unfaithful boyfriend but the story is so obviously the product of an overactive, watched-too-many-B-movies mentality that we can't be bothered to reproduce here. Just because one believes ...


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    Cinemark Tinseltown 17 and XD

    Spring, Texas

    69.3 miles from Stowell, TX

    This spot, as urban legend tells it, is haunted by the apparitions of a small boy and a man. They were said to have died in a trailer park long ago when one was murdered and the other burned to death in a fire. Witnesses have also heard voices and ...


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    Huntsman Chemcial Plant

    Conroe, Texas

    70.2 miles from Stowell, TX

    In the administrative building of the chemical plant, the apparition of a tall pale man has been seen wandering the corridors. He is believed to be a former worker who died in an explosion here. Doors open and close by themselves, and night patrol staff have reportedly been followed by ...


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    Patterson Road Bridge

    Houston, Texas

    74.7 miles from Stowell, TX

    At this bridge on Patterson Road, which runs between Highway 6 and Eldridge, visitors have experienced some strange events. It is said that if you park your car on it at night, you will hear tapping all over it. The spirits doing it are reported to be ghostly soldiers who ...


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    Office Building

    Houston, Texas

    75.5 miles from Stowell, TX

    Employees here have witnessed footstep sounds and elevators opening by themselves. Objects have been reported to move and disappear, reappearing in different places.


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    Calcasieu Courthouse

    Lake Charles, Louisiana

    75.9 miles from Stowell, TX

    Calcasieu Courthouse is said to be haunted by Toni Jo McQuiston (born Annie Beatrice McQuiston), a murderess and the only female to die in Louisiana’s electric chair. Toni was a beauty but a tough girl, into drugs and prostitution. But after she fell in love with Claude Henry (nicknamed Cowboy)at ...


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    Old Greenhouse Road

    Katy, Texas

    78.4 miles from Stowell, TX

    Urban legend has it that if you turn off your headlights and drive around the corner to the bridge slowly, a mist will form into person-shape. It is said to be the spirit of an older woman who died in a car accident here.


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    Witch's Grave - Katy Magnolia Cemetery

    Katy, Texas

    87.2 miles from Stowell, TX

    The urban legends on witch stories never fail to slay me. This one is just as fascinating. So apparently there was allegedly a 200 lb sphere on top of the Witch's Grave monument and if you read the inscription, looked away and looked back really fast, it would ...


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    Sam Houston Memorial Museum

    Huntsville, Texas

    94.6 miles from Stowell, TX

    Said to be haunted, the Woodland Home at this museum site is a bit of a mystery. Folks say from the loft you can hear the sounds of unseen people walking beneath you and even see their footprints in the gravel below, leading to the house. It is said that ...


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    Steam Boat House

    Huntsville, Texas

    94.7 miles from Stowell, TX

    The Steam Boat House on the Park Grounds of the Museum. It is located behind and off to the side of the Gift Shop. Sam Houston lived, died, and was funeralized in this house. Vague reports of paranormal activity here but no solid details. (Submitted by Tabitha)


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    Texas State Penitentiary at Huntsville - Walls Unit

    Huntsville, Texas

    94.7 miles from Stowell, TX

    Although it hasn't been in use since the 1950s, this unit, an abandoned death row, is said to be haunted. Witnesses describe apparitions and unexplained sounds here as well as on the nearby catwalk; it is reported that on one Halloween, a correctional supervisor recorded the sound of a disembodied ...


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    Oakwood Cemetery

    Huntsville, Texas

    94.8 miles from Stowell, TX

    At this cemetery where renowned General Sam Houston is buried, there is a statue commonly called "Black Jesus." According to legend, the bronze statue was erected over the grave of a 5-year-old boy, and it sooned turned deep black. No amount of cleaning could restore the color of the statue. ...


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    Martha Chapel Cemetery - Demon's Road

    Huntsville, Texas

    95.4 miles from Stowell, TX

    Bowden Road is called Demon's Road by some locals, because of all the hauntings that have been reported here. It leads to Martha Chapel Cemetery. Locals warn visitors here not to provoke the spirits, as ghosts have been known to follow visitors home. A hand reportedly came up out of ...


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    Diboll House

    Diboll, Texas

    99.1 miles from Stowell, TX

    This small residential property is believed to be haunted. It was apparently a former sector of a nursing home, before conversion to a one story house. Former resident reported being attacked by an aggressive entity, and of seeing a shadowy apparition running through the hallways at night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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