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Austin - Driskill Hotel - the top floor is haunted by a playful ghost.
Austin - Littlefield Home - the ghost of it's former owners still haunt this house.
Dallas - Snuffers Restaurant - numerous people have seen this unidentified ghost.
San Antonio - Brooks House - a ghost that smokes a pipe haunts this home.
Waxahachie - The Catfish Plantation - supposed to be haunted by three ghosts. Waitresses and customers are always reporting strange things that happen--rude patrons having plates dumped on them, cold spots in the bathroom. Pictures have been taken that show a slender young woman in outline form. One is a farmer, one is an old woman who lived there, and one is a young girl who was murdered on her wedding day in the house. Supposedly a burglar attempted to burglarize the safe one night and seemed to leave in a hurry.
Anson - Anson Lights - The story was covered by the television series Unsolved Mysteries about a year ago. Many residents from Anson and the near town of Abilene have gone to witness these phenomenal lights. My own father and sister witnessed these lights. The cemetery is located going towards the country. The lights are viewed by driving down the dirt farm road equivalent of about a half mile or more. As you drive closer to the cemetery towards the lights they disappear. As for the actual story for this occurrence, is unsolved. Local myth says that this light is the ghost of a mother carrying a lantern looking for her missing child. The child had left the house on cold winter day and was lost and froze to death. The mother's spirit still searches for her child.
San Antonio - Victoria's Black Swan Inn - There have been numerous ghostly experiences.
San Antonio - Shane and Villamain Roads - the spirits of children who were killed in a bus accident at the intersection push one's car off the tracks. This has been documents on film. Put your car in neutral and the cars will roll up hill and over the tracks.
San Antonio - Menger Hotel - haunted by the spirit of a chambermaid who was killed there by her husband.
San Antonio - Institute of Texas Culture - There are stories of pipe smoke (unexplained) being smelled there, footsteps near the audio/visual room, rearranged books in library, back of 1898 glass hearst being opened and other activity around it.
Galveston - UTMB campus - The side of one of the buildings on the UTMB campus, "Big Red" has been rumoured to be haunted for years. People have made claims regarding seeing a face on the side of this building, which was on the Island before the 1900 storm, that it is considered local tradition, and the story is found on the back of postcards.
Houston - Ale House Pub and Eatery - There have been numerous sightings and mischief here. beer mug's go sailing across the room, food plates being flipped up for no apparent reason. Customer's getting hit with thing's, one so bad that he files a lawsuit against the pub stating they were responsible for his injuries (of course it was thrown out).
Sealy - Sealy High School - sounds of walking and doors opening and closing on the second floor, elevator operating by itself.
San Antonio - The Alamo - Cold spots and a feeling of melancholy can be felt throughout the Fort. 189 Alamo defenders and at least 1200 Mexican soldiers fought and died here in San Antonio,many without the benefit of a proper burial leaving alot of lost souls in search of a eternal resting place,thus making San Antonio one of the most haunted cities in America.
Houston - The old Downtown Libary Building - is said to have a ghost that plays a violin in the dead of night. Some say its the sprit of one of the old maintance man that worked there in the 20's & 30's.
Houston - The Wunche Bros Cafe - In Spring, TX. Spring is really a portion of Houston on its north side. The building has served many purposes including rail station, brothel and restaurant. Many have seen an apparition of "Old Man Wunche" on the upstairs balcony. Several waitresses claimed to have seen him.
Crosby - The Town of Crosby - This haunted neighborhood has been written about in the novel, "The Black Hope Horror". The neighborhood was constructed over an old slave cemetary and many of the residents were terrorized by the angry spirits that dwelled below. No one had a clue as to what was causing it until a couple, while digging a swimming pool, unearthed the remains of a couple who had been buried in their backyard. It is a story that is very similar to the movie "Poltergeist", but it is frighteningly real. Most of the activity is centered at the east end of Poppets Way and the side street that connects at the east end. According to the book, people would rent a house on the street and abruptly leave within a month...and this was a very regular occurence.
College Station - The Campus of Texas A&M University - contains an Agriculture building that has a haunted elevator. Supposedly, the ghost involves the victim of a murder.
San Antonio - The Menger Hotel - The bar where the cafe is now is haunted by T. Roosevelt Ruff Riders. Also people have know to leave in the middle of night after seeing Mr. King in the King's Ranch Room where he pasted away.
San Antonio - Commanche Look-out Hill - Sourses say they have seen ghost of the men that were stationed at the fort. They also have reported that they have seen indians there.
San Angelo - Angelo State University - The housing office and surrounding building is haunted by the spirit of a young co-ed who was murdered there in the 1970's by an ROTC cadet. He apparently was infatuated with her and went into a murderous rage when she refused his advances.
El Paso - La Hacienda Restaraunt - This restaraunt is on the riverbanks of the Rio Grande which separates El Paso, Texas from Juarez, Mexico. It is said that on certain nights the apparition of a woman can be seen walking near the restaraunt weeping loudly and asking for her children who have drowned in the river.
San Antonio - North Star Mall - Shadows that walk by and if you work there you will here your name whispered.
El Paso - Transmountain Road - There have been many reports of a monk and his donkey walking this road, which runs through the Franklin Mountains of El Paso, causing many car accidents. It is said he is protecting a lost goldmine where Spanish missionaries had a large fortune. The University of Texas at El Paso confirms that this goldmine did in fact exist...but it's archaeological department has had no luck in finding it.
Jefferson - Hotel Jefferson - is occupied by a few ghosts. A maid has claimed to hear voices coming out of room 19 when not occupied. Some occupants had been known not to stay in room 19 due to the feeling of being watched.
Brownsville - University of Texas - Used to be Fort Brown and soldiers march and do their drills at night.
San Antonio - Old Onion House - Said to be haunted by ghosts of people that used to live there by the last name of onion.
Beaumont - Saratoga Road - Hundreds of people have witnessed a ghostly light that appears and hovers, then zooms past and even has sat on the hoods of cars. This story is so amazing because so many people have witnessed it and it can be viewed with almost a 100% probability of appearance.
Dallas - The Lady of the Lake - or White Lady has been seen here and on the road by the lake - dressed in a 1920's evening gown and soaking wet - she asks drivers for a ride to a house on Gaston Ave where she disappears leaving nothing but a wet stain on the seat. The story is that she was the daughter of a wealthy family in the 1920's. She was on her way home from a ball when her car wrecked in the lake - she drowned, but the others lived.
LaGrange - Old LaGrange High School - Rosa Mieneke, a teacher haunts the second floor of the school. Books fly across the room, papers tear themselves in half, footsteps can be heard by teachers at night on the stairs, a woman's voice can be heard in the dead of the night.
Houston - Hogg Middle School - In the mid 30's or 40's a famous gangster of the Heights Area was dug up and hung up on the flag pole as a practical joke. Janitors and Late Night Libarians have said to seen and heard his shadows and footsteps.
Brownsville - University of Texas - Was known as Ft. Brown during and after the Civil War. It was occupied by both Union and Confederate troops. It's haunted by soldiers, horses, cavalry officers, etc. The buildings that house the University are historical monuments. Sightings and sounds have been experienced in almost every building on campus.
Fort Bliss - Building 4 - Many current and former members of the U.S. Army and Department of the Army civilian employees confirm stories of strange activities in one of the oldest remaining buildings on the Military Installation. One tale tells of an old Army Cavalry soldier seen in the upstairs window of the building on several occasions. Others tell of similar situations in which men and women are seen roaming the halls of the now unoccupied building. Building 4 was once used as a secondary morgue to hold the bodies of slain soldiers.
Wichita Falls - White Sanitarium - It is said that if you go in there that you will see ghosts playing cards.
Saratoga - Bragg Road - This is a road near Saratoga where a mysterious light hovered, sped away from or toward drivers or followed drivers. Some said it was the light from a lantern that belonged to the ghost of a railroad man who was accidently killed on nearby railroad tracks.
Kingsville-Texas A&M University Apparitions have been seen by numerous people. Cold spots and feelings of being watched in Lewis and Turner Dormitory Hall. Said to be haunted by male student who committed suicide (Turner Hall) and a female student who did the same in Lewis Hall.
El Paso- The area around El Paso is supposedly home to "El Muerto," meaning "the dead one" or "the dead man." This is a common Mexican tale of a beheaded man who rides his horse through the desert with his head either carried in his lap, or hung on a rawhide thong from the saddle. "El Muerto" can also be found basically anywhere in West Texas/South-East New Mexico/Northern Chihuahua Mexico.
San Antonio-Stinson Field Cemetery and the Stinson Field ghost-- It is said that the cemetery next to Stinson Municipal Airport (formerly Stinson Field) is haunted by blue lights over certain graves at night, which are in fact visible from the road when you're driving by. One of the old hangars at the Airport itself is also haunted, presumably by a man who was killed while starting his plane... though it's a condemned hangar used for long term storage only. Both of these, interestingly enough, are on the way to the Ghost Tracks of Shane and Villamin roads..
San Antonio-San Jose and San Jacinto missions Sporadic reports of cold spots in summer, raps, and knocks. Although some of the missions are still active, there have been reports of low chanting and mumbling from empty rooms.
Boerne In the public library there is a ghost, many feel it when inside, if you drive by late at night you can see lights in the building going on and off.
San Angelo- ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (ASU) Ninth floor of the girls high rise dorm is haunted by a college F/ student who was killed. She is a very nice ghost.
Arlington-Six Flags Over Texas In the Texas section next to the entrance of the "Texas Giant" is a yellow candy store. It is the oldest building in the park. It was said that in the early 1900's a young girl (8 or so) drowned in Johnsons Creek. She supposedly can be seen walking the railroad tracks or in her room in the yellow house turning the light on and off or opening the curtain and then closing it. Security guards at night also have problems locking the upstairs door because "ANNIE" feels playful.
Springtown-Springtown Cemetery It is said that there is a glowing tombstone there. It came on the news one night and reported about the glowing tombstone and the ghost of a woman walking around her grave.
Dallas in the suburb of Oak Cliff. This is about a little girl in a bike that haunts a street called Combs Creek by the railroad tracks. The story is that a little girl was riding her bike on the railroad and supposedly she got stuck and got run over by the train and now she haunts this little deserted street by the railroads.
Stanton-St. Joseph Convent Supposedly haunted by weeping nuns.
Houston- The Spaghetti Warehouse Downtown is haunted in the cellar or basement and waitresses are scared to death to go do to store things alone.
Harlingen-Harlingen Insane Asylum- Towards Brownsville. This place was used a while ago but is now disserted. Supposedly, if you go there at night you can hear people screaming and people walking around at night. Many people had died there so maybe its there ghosts walking around.
Scottsville-Scottsville Cemetery- This cemetery dates from before Texas was a state. The haunting is actually on the grounds bordering the west of the cemetery and church. There is a covered spring house at the foot of a hill just outside the fenced off area leading to the cemetery parking lot. Stairs lead up the hill from the spring house to the top, where a large, two story house once stood. This house burned in the 50's, but was reputed to be haunted. Old-timers told of standing outside in their youth and listening to voices and furniture being moved in the empty rooms inside. Youths of today say that if you stand at the top of the stairs, you can hear a woman weeping several hundred feet away, down at the spring house.
Dallas- Flag Pole Hill Ghost/Witches- Near Flag Pole Hill on Northwest highway. There is a narrow horse-shoe shaped road with lots of trees; a few obscured houses in between. Once you start down this narrow road, you must continue . No place to turn around. There are devil worshippers here. Mysterious events such as rocks flying from impossible angles towards cars; sudden unforeseen vehicular body damage, etc, have occurred. The local police department will verify this as far back as 1976. Do not drive down at night.
Fort Bliss- MacGregor Range Asa P. Grey Recreation Center, "Tumbleweed Tavern". Old stage is haunted with a feeling of desertion, clicking and unexplainable noises in the night. Many soldiers and visitors have died on the shooting ranges and adjacent trails. Come visit the tavern any evening, bring cameras.
Maxdale-Maxdale Cemetery- It is believed that this very old cemetery is haunted by an old man with a limp, some say he was the caretaker of the cemetery. There is also a small old iron bridge you have to cross to get to the cemetery which is also believed to be haunted if you go at night to visit the cemetery and you stop on the bridge turn off your headlights and count to ten then turn them back on there will be a man hanging from a noose. Who is believed to have hung himself when he could not save the life of his girlfriend who had drowned in the river under the bridge.
Brownwood- At Keys Crossing by the River at night stands three ghosts on the edge of the bank on their knees throwing roses. Probably because they lost a family member, and everybody that goes down there at night has to drive real slow or they will flip exactly 3 times at die or get severely injured and people say it is cursed by the Indians. When you just go down the road you see shadowy figures staring at you.
San Antonio-Camberly Gunter Hotel- The Camberly Gunter Hotel is haunted by the ghost of a prostitute who was murdered there by one of her tricks in the early 1800's. The room she was murdered in was found covered in blood but no body was ever found. A picture of her hangs in the Lobby Bar. The man who murdered her was said to have then checked in to the Menger Hotel in San Antonio three blocks away where he also disappeared without a trace.
Houston-Old Woman Hollerin' Creek- Located off of Interstate 10 between San Antonio and Houston, this forest-surrounded creek is said to be haunted by the spirit of a woman who drowned her two children in the creek, and now walks along the bank searching for them. Many have claimed to hear and see her, and it is said that if you get too close to the creek, her hand will reach out and pull you in.
Fort Bliss in El Paso- Building #13-Also on Pershing, built in 1893 for soldiers of the 18th Infantry. A Calvary soldier was forced to retire because of his age-he may have been a doctor. This depressed man apparently hanged himself in the rafters of building 13. Also in building 13, the swinging doors in the courtroom have a habit of swinging by themselves at times. A cavalry soldier has been seen walking through the halls as well.
Farmers Branch-Farmers Branch Manske Library- Haunted by a ghost that is believed to be either that of a construction worker who was killed during the renovation of the library in the 80s or it is an Indian from the Indian burial ground it is rumored to be built on. The most recent sighting was last year when a young man (who did not know the library was supposed to be haunted) reported seeing the figure of a man with red eyes pass into a wall.
San Antonio-Old Nacogdoches Rd Comanche Park Tower- Many ghosts have been seen on the grounds of Comanche Park, aka Comanche Look-Out Hill. There have been sightings of old soldiers who were said to have been stationed there. And many people have also reported having seen the forms of Indians there. Another place that ties in with this area is Old Nacogdoches Road. Many people, usually driving down this road during the night hours, have claimed to see Indians, and soldiers walking along side the road. There is also a creek that intersects the road that has been said to be the host for many Indian apparition sightings.
Ft. Worth-Del Frisco's Steakhouse- The downstairs banquet room/wine cellar is haunted. In the 1800's, this area of Ft. Worth was known as "Hell's Half Acre" because of its numerous saloons, brothels and gambling halls. The building that now is home to Del Frisco's Steakhouse was a bathhouse. A man was bathing when he was shot in the back of his head. The spirit roams from the banquet room to the upstairs bar and back again.
Santa Rosa- Long ago a restless spirit haunted this town. She was called "La Llorona" or weeping woman. She would walk down the streets of one of the villages called "EL Rincon Del Diablo" or the Den of the Devil. She would weep for her children that had drowned in a canal not far from the village. The town had to make a huge exorcism to put the restless spirit to rest. Nothing has happened in the village since then, but some say if you walk up the canal at midnight you can still hear her wails.
Lockhart-Lockhart County Court and Jail House- Closed in the early 70s, it was made into a museum that is opened on the weekends. The top three levels are what was once the old jail. The jail section is filled with so much pain and sadness and death, it's hard to breathe! The whole place gives off bad vibes. You can sense that a lot of people died up there, and there was a lot of suffering. It’s sad and creepy at the same time.
Hutto-Jakes Bridge- Its off a county road near a commentary where supposedly a man killed his wife and kid then hung himself off the bridge. Well the bridge is what is haunted, if you park your car into neutral he will push your car across the bridge which is totally flat.
Port Neches-Sarah Jane Road- Sarah Jane was reportedly a union sympathizer during the Civil War who was betrayed and drove her wagon off the bridge into the water trying to escape from Confederate soldiers. She was shot by a soldier while trying to save her baby, who was in the wagon with her. People have reported hearing Sarah Jane and also the babe cry while standing on the bridge at night.
San Antonio-Plaza Marriott- The Lady has been at this hotel for years. The hotel property includes 4 buildings on the Historic Register, and The Lady was believed to be the widow of the owner of one of these buildings. She hung herself and her cat in what is now the exercise facility (was her home, specifically the "front room" or "living room"). Now she can be seen on the upper levels of the main hotel building usually in a long white dress or nightdress, and holding her cat, stroking its head. She has been seen in the employee corridors in the basement, and standing among the trees in the garden. Lights come on and off occasionally with no warning and no reason, and drawers at the front desk have a tendency of opening by themselves.
Dallas- Millermore Mansion at Old City Park Museum- This 1860's mansion was the home of the same Dallas family for over 100 years before becoming part of the museum. Consistent stories are told of a ghostly female presence in the second floor area around the former nursery. Visitors, docents, and staff have all felt the presence over the last 25 years.
Lubbock-Broadway Ave- There is a sort of strip shopping center that has a couple of bars and a few stores. The building was a hotel at the turn of the century, and there are several restless spirits.
Dallas-LBJ House- Supposedly there is supposed to be blood on the walls and some areas of the house where the wife and children were sacrificed and there is a really cold feeling if you stand in a certain place, but I've never talked to anyone who has seen that personally. Also the property has been abandoned for several decades and no one will buy the lot.
Austin-Old Stone Ridge Rd- If you drive down this street at night with your lights off en route to the old children's cemetery, strange things happen. Once, the locks on the doors of our car went up and down. And they weren't automatic locks. Supposedly, the Donkey Lady is responsible for the hauntings. Killed and badly mangled in an auto wreck when some friends of hers were driving down the road one night with no lights on, she haunts the woods around the area and protects the souls of the small children buried in the cemetery.
San Antonio-Haunted Rail Road Tracks- In the late 50's or 60's, it was said that a bus loaded with children was headed over the tracks when all of a sudden the bus stalled and that same moment a train was headed straight for them with out any time to exit the bus the all perished...Now if you turn your car off and put it in neutral your car will move by itself.or with the help of the children who perished...up an inclined path over the tracks to safety on the other side. And if you have a dark colored car if you put some sort of white power like baby powder or talc you will see the lil hand prints of the children who push the car to the other side!!
Waco- Baylor University- Some of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's original works are kept in the old Library on campus. She has been seen walking the halls at night holding a candle, wearing a white gown. I have personally seen her in the top floor window peering outside at us. Also, a statue of her sits out in front of the library. Her arms are at her sides, however, that night the shadow that was cast on to the library behind her showed her arms held up high above her head.
Burnet County-Joppa Bridge- When you go onto the bridges at night, you are supposed to be able to hear something running and breathing hard underneath the bridge. There are two bridges, and they were both built in the 1800's. Many say that the noises from under the bridge comes from trolls.
Tomball-Spring Creek Park - In the Civil War era, a munitions factory existed in what is now the back portion of the park. It was destroyed when something touched off an explosion, which killed approximately 200 men. If you visit the sight today, even on a hot day, you will get chills
New Braunfels-The Hotel Faust- Newspaper articles about the hotel ghost, noted for drifting in the hallways of an upper floor, entering closed doors, turning water and lights on and off, etc.
San Antonio-The Tracks- This place is for real and has been on several TV programs. Located on the Westside, it's a place where a train collided with a School Bus killing all of the students. Pull up, put your car in neutral, and watch in amazement as the kids push your vehicle uphill and onto the tracks!! ! Go in the daytime when you can get out of your car and actually study how the street is inclined and take pictures. Who knows, with the right film you may actually capture these goblins in action!
Austin-Metz Elementary- An elementary school east of IH-35 is haunted by the students. Construction workers on site heard the kids laughing from the walls. Mysterious events would happen to the crew who were working. Some had minor injuries.
San Antonio -Our Lady of the Lake University- This university is said to carry ageless stories of past inhabitants who still walk the halls and campus grounds. Some of the more famous ones include the once janitor who haunts the basement of the library, the ghosts of the dorms, ghostly nuns, and a famous headless apparition who walks the halls of what is now the elementary school across the street, but was once a dorm for the university.
Abilene- The Anson Light- It is just one light (bluish in color) and if you try to drive towards it goes away. Turn the car around so that it is facing the cemetery. Then flash you headlight 3 times because when she was watching for her children to come home at night she would flash her lantern and they would flash back to let her know they where coming.
Palestine-Palestine Courthouse- There is a legend of when a baby fell out of it's mothers hands and died. At night or anytime when you are alone in the courthouse you can hear a baby crying. Some times you can hear footsteps of a baby.
Brownsville - University of Texas- The old morgue building is used as a storage building and a three room accounting office. There are strange noises in the building which can not be identified. Also, electrical devices in the building will suddenly stop working or break for awhile. Later they will start working again. Plugs will also pull out of sockets by themselves and stored items will move themselves. These are supposed to be caused by the ghosts of soldiers whose bodies were stored here.
Rome-Deep Creek Cemetery- About a half a mile down the dirt road there is a place called whispering bridge where some kids fell off on this 30 foot drop and you can hear the cries of the children!!!
San Antonio-River Center Mall- Has been reported to have river ghost along with fish ghost swimming along the San Antonio River that talk to you.
Corsicana-Navarro County Courthous- Stairs and District Clerk's Office late night users of the law library or persons in the Courthouse have heard footsteps descending from the third and second floors. Rumored to be the ghost of the old District Clerk who was shot by the County Sheriff after a political dispute on the Court House steps.
Dallas- Millermore- A two story Greek revival home completed in 1861, is currently the center piece of Old City Park Museum. Over the last 30 years there have been continual stories of a haunting in the house. Many unrelated individuals (museum guests, volunteers, and staff) have sensed the presence of a female spirit in the house. The activity seems to center around the former nursery and master bedroom on the second floor.
San Antonio-Villa Main Railroad Tracks- Haunted by the children killed in a 1930's fatal school bus accident. The bus reportedly stalled on the tracks and was consequently hit by a train, killing all in the bus. It is said that if you pull your car onto those tracks, the children will push your car over the tracks to safety. Baby powder placed the bumper of the endangered car is said to show the handprints of the small children.
Cleburne- Wright Place, many experts have claimed it to be haunted. The first floor is still a small restaurant, and the second floor is rarely used. People have seen the figure of a young woman near a window and have claimed to smell oranges when it is not being used as a haunted house. Legend says that she was pushed out of a window and killed by an angry boyfriend.
DeKalb-Cry Baby Creek- It is said that on a clear night you can drive to a bridge outside this small town and hear the screams of an infant. The story states that a mother and her baby had a horrible accident there and the infant drown in near freezing waters. This child's ghost still haunts there.
San Antonio-Alamo Street Theater- There is a ghost by the name Margarite that haunts the establishment. The theater is in an old church building and she is usually seen in the choir loft in Victorian garb.
Austin -Austin State School- There are several buildings that have had sightings and sounds by staff members. This old place was built over a cemetery. The cemetery is that of the patients that expired in the early part of this century. But recently to show proof that this never took place a coffin popped out of the ground right next to one of the condemned buildings.
Austin- The daughter of Littlefield for whom this dorm was built is said to haunt the halls of her former college home. She plays practical jokes on the current residents such as turning lights and stereos on and off.
Sweetwater-Sweetwater High School- Footsteps are heard on stage in the auditorium while cold spots are felt on the gridiron. Also a playful ghost runs through the downstairs part of the school. Light footsteps are heard on the steps and he/she is known to lock the doors to teacher’s rooms.
El Paso-University of Texas- Ghosts and strange noises are reported to haunt both Semon Hall and Cotton Memorial, many people have heard footsteps and echoes and screams late at night.
El Paso- El Paso Museum of Art- It was located on Montana Street, but now they moved it to the Downtown area of El Paso. Old woman was sited on various times looking at you from a window on the top floors. Lights would flicker on and off. Doors would open and shut. Moaning sounds were heard coming from the basement.
Duncanville-Duncanville 9th grade school- A teacher was murdered in 1993 after staying at school after hours and on her way to her car someone killed her and she haunts the girl’s locker room. Many have seen her after Volleyball games.
Laredo-United Middle School- There is a section that is closed off because it is said that a girl was killed after a basketball game when the ball went rolling down the stairs. It is said that you can see her shadow and hear her.
Corpus Christi-The USS Lexington It has been said that in the boiler room of the ship there is a spirit of a young man in a sailor outfit who will tell you where things are located.
Austin- Logan's on 6th street- Ghost that died when the building was a coffee plantation refinery and now glasses swing by themselves, doors swing open and a loud cackling can be heard on the second floor in the middle of the night.
Fabens- There is a ghostly man in white can be seen on Alemeda road. This is between the city of Clint and Fabens. It appears he is running towards cars.
Stanton- Convent is haunted by the Priest who hung himself for being accused of a crime. Reports of the lights being turned on and off at night. Some even sayings of babies that cry at night that were supposedly buried under the convent
Houston-Office Building 1011-South Highway 6- Workers staying late at the office building often hear footsteps, elevators open as you pass them, things move, disappear and appear in strange places.
San Antonio-Midget Mansion- It was said that midgets lived in that house and the first step to the front door was about 6" feet high. If you manage to get in, you might never be seen again. Also it is known if you hang around too long you might see them.
SAN ANTONIO - Chinese Graveyard - Go down Zazamora after you pass Loop 410 keep going the road will make a slight turn to the right and on the right (it is hard to see so go slow) there will be a big white cross. Pull in turn the car off along with lights its better with the windows down. Quickly flash your lights five times and look and listen for talking and white apparitions around the very small graveyard
El Paso - El Paso High School - At this high school, there is a hall that leads to a balcony that is closed off. Every single day, mist and fog roam the hall and there seems to be some "gooey-stuff" on the ceiling. It is said to be that near 35 years ago, a teen killed herself by slitting her wrists in the hall, then, waling towards the balcony, eventually, jumping off. A wall that was built in front of it closes off the whole stairway and hallway that leads near there. Nobody can even tell now that there was even a hallway there, but people do wonder how to get to that hall.
Galveston - Ashton Villa - This is an old house that survived the 1900 storm, "visited" by the last person to live in it, Betty Brown. It is said that it's one of the most haunted houses in America.
China Springs - Patrick Cemetery - There is a little graveyard just outside of Waco in China Springs. I have been out there a few times and get a really creepy feeling. Cold chills are common, pictures get interesting, and the animals act weird. And rumor has it that if you knock on a certain headstone at midnight, an apparition appears and runs at you screaming extremely loud. Also headstones tend to move around frequently.
San Antonio - St. Anthony Hotel - A 1909 San Antonio Hotel haunted by a Hispanic employee named Anita, an elderly lady in a women's bathroom, a sad young woman who is in the roof ballroom, and a ghostly couple who frequently come back to a certain hotel room to re-live their honeymoon. More ghosts are there, but many are unknown.
Baylor - Pressor Hall at the University of Mary Hardin - The ghost of a girl who was killed by her boyfriend haunts this University. The top floor has been converted to storage due to unexplainable events like hearing a piano, elevator doors closing and opening, and the sound of footsteps. A campus police officer only locks the building from the outside because of the phenomena he witnessed here.
Princeton - A girl haunts an old water tower probably from the late 1800's or the early 1900's. If you park your car next to the tower you will see a pair of legs hanging from the top of it. Honk your horn three times and the legs will fade away. A few seconds later the transparent girl is sitting on the hood of your car and slowly turns her head and looks at you, she smiles, waves and fades away. The very next day you will see the exact same girl anywhere, it can even be in your house, she will look at you, smile and wave, then fade away
Kilgore - Pirtle Cemetery - A boy died in the cemetery and he was afraid of the dark so his mother sat at his grave every night for a year holding a lantern. Then she died and every night the light would still appear. From time to time the lantern still appears in the far corner of the cemetery.
San Antonio - The Cadillac Bar - The ghost of an old owner is seen in the storage basement of the building and there is another ghost named "Beatrice", who was a former employee. She is a "negative spirit" because she was very unhappy and not pretty when she was alive. She turns on sinks and throws kitchen utensils. Many employees have seen both ghosts.
Jefferson City - The Excelsior House - The Excelsior House is an old hotel haunted by a headless man on the second floor, and a woman in black who has a baby. The woman has appeared and frightened many guests, including the famous film director Stephan Spielberg. They are possibly the spirits of guests or former employees.
San Antonio - The Menger Hotel - Haunted by 38 known ghosts, including Teddy Roosevelt, a lady in blue, Sallie White who is a murdered chamber maid, Captain Richard King, and many others.
Mission - LaLomita Mission - This old mission has just recently been open to the public. In the mission’s heyday, priests were rumored to be having intercourse with the nuns and burying the children’s bodies on the grounds. One night some illegal emigrants, who were aware of what was going on, went in and killed two of the priests. The third priest went to get help, but died while searching. The robes and bones of the priests were on display up until a couple of years ago. Thereafter, it became an asylum for the mentally challenged. Many of the people working there reported seeing figures in robes walking around the grounds at night. The asylum shut down completely recently, but the grounds are still open to tourists during the day. You may not be able to go inside the old mission, but it is still worth going the trip.
Kilgore - Kilgore College - Several years ago, a girl committed suicide on the eighth floor of Stark Hall, which was the girls' dorm at that time. The college closed that floor for several years after the fact because people complained about strange noises, footprints on their bed, extremely cold spots, and the feeling of being watched. The floor has been reopened ever since the dorm was remodeled. The residents of the eighth floor still complain however of strange happenings, such as knocking and scratching on the walls along with cold spots.
Luling - The Banks of San Marcos River - An invisible "thing" haunts the marsh and surrounding woods in this vicinity. Hunters and fisherman have had numerous terrifying encounters with this entity. It is not visible to the human eye, but makes its presence known by weird sounds and the disturbance or "pressing down" of nearby foliage. Ghost? Elemental? No one really knows what this frightening creature is that haunts the desolate swamp and nearby woods on the San Marcos.
Roby - Fisher County Jail - There is an inmate here that does not appear to be human. The ghost has made himself known to inmates through various forms of physical contact. Inmates have reported the spirit touching them, throwing things, flushing toilets, and just making noise. He has even been seen by the sheriff. One time, the ghost lit a stove for a jailer. The origin of the spirit is unknown, but it is believed to perhaps be the ghost or ghosts of a sheriff and deputy that were murdered by an inmate in 1927.
Houston - La Carafe - La Carafe is located in a pre-Civil War building on Houston's historical Market Square. The second floor seems to be the seat of the haunting. Employees have reported hearing footsteps and the sound of heavy objects being dragged across the unoccupied second floor. The figure of a large black man has also been seen standing in the second floor window after closing time.
Sweetwater - Sweetwater Lake - Mysterious orange lights have been seen floating across the lake.
Fort Worth - Scott Theatre - A janitor apparently hanged himself from a pipe in the basement of this theater. His ghost seems to spend most of time in the strange corridor filled basement where he died. A wardrobe woman was so frightened one night by cackling coming from the stage, that she left and never returned.
Kingsville - Jones Auditorium - The was a worker who fell out of the rafters during construction and passed away. He now haunts the theater. There have been reports of lights turning on and off, doors locking, and costumes falling off the racks.
El Paso - Fire Station #1 - It is said that a firefighter died in a fire at this fire station. He has now come back to haunt the place. Whenever there is a fire to go to at night, the ghost will turn the lights on and off and flush toilets to wake up the firefighters before the alarm. He has even been known to do this before the station gets a call about a fire.
San Antonio - Terrel Castle Bed and Breakfast - This bed and breakfast is said to be haunted by the original lady of the house and some children. The lady has been sensed in the library, and the children play on the stairs.
Lubbock - Horn/Knapp Hall at Texas Tech - There is a storage room that many people do not know about on the fourth floor. A little boy died up there and you can now hear him throwing a ball down the stairs. Sometimes he will knock on the door if you knock first.
Richmond - The Old Jail House - This old jail house is located on Preston Street and is currently the local police department. It used to be a killing place for slaves and is now said to be haunted. Ghosts have been seen by police working the late night shift.
Big Spring - Big Spring High School - A ghost named Harold reportedly haunts the auditorium. It is said that he fell from the catwalk while hanging up the lights. There is even a strange footprint on the ceiling. When people paint over the footprint, it reappears. Witnesses have also claimed to see him walking around backstage with a flashlight.
Bailey's Prairie - Old man Bailey can be seen walking late at night holding a lantern. He was supposedly killed by a drunk driver. He haunts the roads looking for his fatal driver!
Plainview - Old Hilton Hotel - The hotel has been closed down for years, but the place is said to be haunted. Several rooms still have the curtains hanging in the windows that have been seen moving even though no one is in the building. There is also a rumor that the place was broken into by Satanists. They were said to have called forth demons, which are now trapped there. There is even a story about Room 529. It is said to have an open Bible lying in the floor. If you enter the room, the air suddenly turns icy and the pages in the Bible begin to turn.
Corpus Christi - Nueces River - Many years ago a woman and her baby were home alone when their house caught fire. out and realized They both perished in the fire. It is said that she walks the river and moans in mourning for her baby.
Austin - Richard Moya Park - There is an old bridge by the park that people say is haunted by ghosts. The bridge is closed because it is very old, but people still risk it for the chance of seeing these ghosts.
Laredo - Nixon High School - During the 1970’s, a girl on the school dance team was killed by her jealous boyfriend. She was supposedly decapitated. Witnesses have claimed to see her spirit roaming about the school with no head. It is said that if you are by the school gym at night, you can hear the spurs on her boots chiming in the dark.
Hillsboro - Old Junior High Building on Walnut Street - When this school was a college in the early 1900's, students often got into fist fights with each other in the cafeteria. One day, a fight got out of hand when a student through a tray at another student's head and cracked it open. The student died before the paramedics arrived. People have reported seeing him roaming the halls of the now deserted building.
Mission - La Lomita Mission - A farmer and his wife used to live on a ranch here which is now La Lomita Mission. He struck riches, built her a large home, and became engulfed with his money. She eventually committed suicide after finding out their wealth came from black magic involvement. The sad farmer gave the large home to monks after turning crazy. Upon his unexplained death, his evil spirit possessed a monk on the second floor. The monk killed five of his colleges. La Lomita Mission is now an insane asylum. Tours take you around the place except for the second floor that is believed to be haunted by the farmer's restless spirit and the monks who were murdered.
San Antonio - Espada Park - There are railroad tracks here that are said to be haunted by some kids that were hit by a train while riding in a bus. When people come here and park their cars about ten to twelve feet away from the tracks, the ghostly kids push the car to safety.
Mission - Mission High School Football Stadium - A young girl at this school fell from the top of bleachers and died. Her ghost now haunts the bleachers at dusk.
Carrizo Springs - Dimmit County Courthouse - Late at night you can hear footsteps walking up the stairs to the second floor and the rattling of keys. The footsteps are those of the old sheriff who was slain at his residence by two men.
San Antonio - The Cadillac Bar The ghost of an old owner is seen in the storage basement of the building and there is another ghost named "Beatrice", who was a former employee. She is a "negative spirit" because she was very unhappy and not pretty when she was alive. She turns on sinks and throws kitchen utensils. Many employees have seen both ghosts.
Jefferson City - The Excelsior House. The Excelsior House is an old hotel haunted by a headless man on the second floor, and a woman in black who has a baby. The woman has appeared and frightened many guests, including the famous film director Stephan Spielberg. They are possibly the spirits of guests or former employees.
San Antonio - The Menger Hotel Haunted by 38 known ghosts, including Teddy Roosevelt, a lady in blue, Sallie White who is a murdered chamber maid, Captain Richard King, and many others.
Jacksonville-Killough Monument- This is the location of an old Indian Massacre. It now is a cemetery for the Indians and the Killough family that perished. If you go on a full moon, you will see an Indian in full headdress on a white horse. He will just look at you and ride away. This is also a popular place for devil worshiping. This place is so scary that the Sheriff's Dept. will not go out there under any circumstances.
Houston-Milby High School People report to have seen a janitor walk in the second floor hall. Student hear footstep down the hall and door slam shut. In the library people claim to see a ghostly figured of a librarian
Mesquite-Eastfield College- Built in the early '70's on the site of the old Motley Mansion. The Motleys donated the land for the school after the house was burned down by vandals. The family cemetery is still there and includes a grave for an severed arm! Anyway, the theater of the school is said to be haunted by a man who watches practices of plays, etc. He has been reported several times in the past twenty years or so.
Austin - Home Depot @ Brodie Lane and US 290 This store is said to be haunted by a Ghost referred to by employees as "Fred". There is a supposed turn of the century grave yard nearby. People have reported seeing human figures in the outdoor garden section of the store.
Fort Worth-Del Frisco's Steakhouse Used to be a bathhouse in the 1800s where a man was shot in the head. His spirit roams the banquet halls and the upstairs bar.
Houston - Spaghetti Warehouse (downtown) - This building does not have a basement. The upstairs seating area is the area that is supposed to be haunted.
Arlington-River Legacy Park There is a park in Arlington, Texas called River Legacy Park which definitely lives up to its name. Screaming Bridge: One night after a high school football game a carload of kids were driving fast on a country road just outside of the park. Coming to a narrow bridge over the Trinity River they met their fate when they did not see another car coming hitting it head on. Both cars erupted into flames and plummeted into the river below. All involved were killed and since then the road has been closed and can only be walked to through the park. Legend has it that if you find the bridge you will see the dates of the occurrence and the names of the deceased glowing as tombstones in the water and if after that you still dare you can sit in the middle of the bridge on the night that it happened and at midnight you will witness a heavy fog coming up from the river as you see headlights approaching from either side of the bridge. The Hobo: Near the park are some railroad tracks that run through an area called Mosier Valley so the park is a good getting off place for the train hoppers since the train has to slow down here. One night an old hobo was staying in the park and was awoken by the sounds of screams. Wondering to the edge of the woods from where he had been sleeping he saw a car parked and what appeared to be a man and a woman fighting. Walking closer he saw the man hitting the woman and the woman knocked unconscious. Opening the door he grabbed the man but in the struggle that ensued was shot. The next day the woman was found wondering through the park delirious and half naked but the hobo laid dead next to where the car had been. However, lovers parked late at night still catch a glimpse of the old hobo. Legend has it that late at night if you are still in the park after closing you will hear a tap on your window and there will be an old man standing there in rags. Hells Gate: It is a long trail with swamps on either side and shaded over by large trees. At the end of the trail is a large mound of dirt and two fence posts that were once a gate. As it is said this was the trail walked by captured spies of the union army on there way to be hung. This gate was the last thing they saw before being led to the tree that stands beyond the gate where they died. Walking the trail one can still hear the sobs and whispered prayers of the men and some women who walked there last steps here.
Fort Worth-Peters Bros. Hats 909 Houston The ghost of Tom Peters moves hats around. When they acquired the space of the former pizzeria, they may have acquired the ghost of the dishwasher, Jack Martin. Jack would baptize new employees with a good spray from the dishwasher.
El Paso-Crockett Elementary - The building is aged back to the 1920's and supposedly served as a hospital to war veterans. It's said that on the second floor that a child not knowing the history the building had witnessed a man walking down the hall with a bloody gauze on his head and amputated arm.
Fort Worth-Castleberry High School Students say that the building was built on an old Indian burial ground. According to the rumor, if you go up the flight of steps that leads to the roof, you will hear voices that do not belong to anyone living.
Texas City - Cinemark Movies 12 - All the employees of this theatre are scared to death to go into one of the auditoriums alone. Most workers have had some kind of an encounter with the ghost that haunts this particular auditorium. It makes some people feel freezing. Others became very hot. One employee said that every time she went in it, her knees would become very weak...but when she left the room, she was fine. Some employees have even seen this spirit.
Austin, Spaghetti Warehouse It is said that the second floor of this building is haunted. This was where the employees break room was. As some employees would walk up the stairs to the break room, they would hear strange noises coming from above them. Some of them were so terrified, they refused to go up there.
Fort Worth-Barbers Bookstore On 8th Ghostly footsteps. Sounds of pages being turned, strange shadows on staircase and an apparition are also reported. Building is now an antique store.
Denton - The University of North Texas, Bruce Hall - There is a spirit of a pregnant women trapped in the building who in the 1930's tried to starve herself to cause an abortion There have been sightings of a young women roaming the halls when the building is closed. Also, the students are bothered by minor annoyances.
Fort Worth Stockyards Miss Molly's Bed and Breakfast Hotel...Located in down town. This former bordello has had a few apparitions spotted within its walls.
San Antonio - The Menger Hotel Haunted by 38 known ghosts, including Teddy Roosevelt, a lady in blue, Sallie White who is a murdered chamber maid, Captain Richard King, and many others. My sister, who is a little psychic, had an experience here. Our family was sleeping in the new portion of the hotel, and she woke up in the early hours and saw a misty "cowboy" like-person standing in the room with his back turned to her. He had a blank stare on his face and just stood for several minutes before leaving. Many of Teddy Roosevelt's rough riders haunt the bar.
Jefferson City - The Excelsior House The Excelsior House is an old hotel haunted by a headless man on the second floor, and a woman in black who has a baby. The woman has appeared and frightened many guests, including the famous film director Stephan Spielberg. They are possibly the spirits of guests or former employees.
San Antonio-Crown Plaza St. Anthony- There are known stories of sightings of strange shadowy outlines and feelings of a presence in the room, and the opening and closing of doors. Some also say that they here footsteps behind them as if someone were following them.
El Paso - Loretto Academy - At night the bell tower is illuminated. The bells do not ring anymore and haven’t for years. Yet at night you can see the movement in the bell tower. Some say it is a colony of bats, or birds. But this shadow wears the same habit as the rest of the nuns teaching at Loretto. What this shadow represents is the spirit or energy of a much beloved sister who taught at this academy for many years and died of an illness which kept her from continuing her duties at Loretto Academy. Her existence is well documented by the Concordia Cemetery Association, as well as her personal information and final resting place.
Brownsville-Stanolin Rd.- When your driving down that road it starts to curve and a man was said to have been driving to fast and his car crashed so now where they put the cross of his death he stands there grinning and starts to walk to your car. But when he gets to the window you'll know he's a ghost so start driving.
El Paso - Concordia Cemetery - Traffic noise is a factor but how do you explain sounds of children playing and laughing at two in the morning. There is a section of the cemetery were score of children were buried after they died during a small pox epidemic. You can hear the hoof beats of Calvary soldiers, and just general conversation, but never really understanding the words just recognizing the human voices.
Spring-The Cat House- Supposedly a girl about 12 was playing in the loft when she fell. She had died from complications. She is said to walk the loft.
Garland-Smiley's Grave. About 7 years ago I heard the story of a man who had slaughtered his entire family. It is said that if you lay on his grave at midnight on Halloween....it is a bit of a struggle to get up.
Laredo People have said that a little boy with a red backpack has been seen a night just roaming around the school especially in the gym, cafeteria, and the 400 wing. Teachers, coaches, faculty, and some students have seen this little boy but they say that he looks like a real person but does not talk.
Fort Wolters complex Mineral Wells-Y.A.C.C Youth Program 1980'S- Man's Dorm room 1ST Building from road It was reported that during WW2 when they use to train pilots there, their was a young man who did not want to go to war so he shot himself and now he roam the old barrack where he died.
Fremont- There is a school in downtown Fremont that is supposedly haunted by some soldiers from a war.
San Antonio - Providence High School- In the 1950's their was a nun who loved the school so much that when she passed away her sisters decided that since she loved the school she should be buried on the school grounds. Years later Providence decided to build a gym over the spot where the nun was buried forgetting she was there. Today if you walk in the gym and step in a certain area it is hollow. Also a night the nun is seen walking the halls by the many Freshman that attend the lock in. Even after death the nun continues to watch over her beloved.
Hargill-Hargill Elementary School In the girls PE bathroom, the lockers are always opening and closing by their selves, the water comes on by itself, the bathroom doors lock them selves. we think the ghost is a young old girl because kids claim to hear a girl's laughter,
Waxahachie-Catfish Plantation Restaurant This Restaurant is haunted by past residents named Eliza Richards, who died at age 77 in 1925, and her son Jesse Thomas Richards, who died at age 68 in 1937. Eliza is the "Elizabeth" Her spirit appears as her younger self, a girl of about 19, the age she was at her first marriage, a happier time for her. It is how she projects herself now, from memory. The "old farmer, Will" is her son J.T. Richards, who was the local meat cutter and grocer from the early 1900s until his death in 1937. The third ghost, Carrie, has been correctly identified. Caroline Jenkins Mooney lived in the house from the 1950s until her death in 1970.
Denton- Argyle Bridge - At this Bridge, which was built in 1884, there have been several accounts of hauntings. People have seen lanterns moving 6 feet off the ground with no one there to carry them, they have seen outlines of people, strange noises, car doors(that weren’t power locks) locking and unlocking by themselves.
Roma - Roma's Historical Plaza In the 1940's, a young girl who was about to receive her First Communion fell, hit her head on a rock, and died. Now, legend has it that she haunts the community's historical plaza. Citizens of this small town have claimed to see her walking through this area in her beautiful, white dress. At other times, they have complained of hearing loud noises in the middle of night when no one else is in sight.
Nacogdoches-Turner Fine Arts Auditorium "Chester" haunts the theater building on the Stephen F. Austin University campus. Reputed to be the ghost of the architect who died before the building's completion--some think the blueprints were misinterpreted and the building was erected backwards. Other people believe that "Chester" is the ghost of a former drama student. He has been seen as a face on a stage curtain and even once appeared onstage as an extra ghost in a play in the 1960's. Students have reported cold spots and strange noises in the halls of the building.
Nacogdoches-Steven F. Austin State University It has been said that in the construction of the theater a worker died and has been haunting the place since. A professor has been killed there by the spirit. Waxahachie Site of the last confederate hanging by union army, Private John Hemerich, is seen by some to be standing by the side of the road on Becky Rd.
Andice - Blue Light Cemetery Babies cries are heard accompanied with the feeling of being watch and a blue light, has also been spotted.
Galveston - Luigies Italian Food Workers have seen figures of the lady and hear her whimpers as she walks down the stairs.
Belle Plain - 20 miles south of Baird Texas on HWY 283 Reported a green light doing a figure eight in the middle of the field and cold spots .
Wichita Falls - North Texas State Hospital "M" Building At night doors opening and closing and footsteps in the hallways. An apportion of a "nurse in a white dress with the old nurses cap on" checking on the patients, Security guards have reported a hand on their shoulder but when they turned to look, no one was there. Cold spots where also noted. Fabens - Cattleman's Steakhouse An apparition of a man can be seen from the corner of your eye at night. Mainly this man haunts the area around the bar, as well as the Buffalo room and the Greenhouse room.
Laredo - Hamilton Hotel Voices of children running and playing can be heard.
Laredo - H.E.B. Guadalupe An apparition of a man is to be seen at night dragging himself from section to section trying to get out of the store.
Victoria - Victoria County Courthouse many construction workers claimed to have seen moving flashes of light out of the corner of their eye. Some of the same construction workers and many courthouse employees have claimed to see "floating balls of light"-orbs and an apparition that appears periodically on the second floor in the SE corner of the building.
Alice - Willam Adams Junior High or Middle School A young teenaged girl is said to roam the place looking for her love which is said to have killed her.
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