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Seek This Haunted Tree at a Port Isabel Cemetery at Your Own Risk

Port Isabel is often forgotten and overlooked because of Padre Island, a more popular tourist location, stealing the spotlight. Regardless, the bay town is beautiful and small – you can literally walk anywhere you want. Mainly a fishing community, everyone knows everyone in Port Isabel. It’s peaceful and calm, and it sounds like the perfect […]

Beware The Black Magic At This Private Marfa Scrapyard

In the high desert of the Trans-Pecos in West Texas sits a little two-thousand-soul town called Marfa.  If you’re the sort of tourist who enjoys visiting art museums, though, you might enjoy the place: for the past few decades, Marfa has been a favored destination for those seeking minimalist art and historical architecture.  Plus, if […]

Beaumont: Student Saved By Ghost At Sigma Phi Epsilon House

Many decades ago there was a farmer who lived in Beaumont. The man decided to build himself a house. After the farmer passed away, the house was turned into a brothel. The Beaumont Brothel. Many clientele visited the brothel on a weekly basis. During the 1980s, Lamar University decided to purchase the dilapidated home and transform […]

Beware The Peril Of This Secret Amarillo Devil Tree

Thompson Memorial Park is one of the most scenic places to spend an afternoon in Amarillo, Texas.  It features a small lake in the middle, beautifully manicured lawns, trails and paths, and a wide variety of park equipment for public use.  Also, it may be the site of a whole host of unexplained – and […]

Get Ready For True Terror At This Secret Texas Camping Spot

Vanderpool, Texas is such a small community that once, back in the ’90s, only had around 20 residents. Besides that, the area still gets a lot of tourist activity. Tourists come to Vanderpool mostly to hunt and go camping at the Lost Maples State Natural Area up North. Lost Maples is home to some of […]

Haunted San Antonio: This Railway Crossing Will Show You Morbid Visions

Taking a walk along a San Antonio railway crossing can make you see some visions that will stay with you forever. Texas has its share of haunted hotels and locations, but none can compare to the mental torture you could receive if you are not careful. A little south of San Antonio, this railroad crossing […]

Bloody Ghost Terrifies Locals in This Old Texas Town

In 1821, the town of Roma was established on the border of Texas and Mexico. The settlement began because it was a convenient place to cross over the Rio Grande river. Due to salt trading, Roma grew and prospered. Today, a large section of the city, known as the Roma Historic District, has been preserved […]

Haunted San Antonio: Evil Lurks at the Huebner Onion House

Sometime during the early 1900s, a man named Joseph Huebner decided to build a house in San Antonio. Overtime, Huebner constructed a stagecoach stop for travelers to visit between destinations. When the house was put up for sale during the 1930s, Judge John Onion purchased the home. Abandoned History While the house still carries the […]

Texas Terror: Ghost of Murderer Haunts This Intersection

Known as the home for the infamous Witches Gate house, Wichita Falls is also the site of another spooky location, shrouded in legend. This location is not a house, but an intersection. Where Hammon and Hatton streets cross is said to be incredibly haunted. The Wichita Falls Hook Murders According to this story, many years […]

Don't Underestimate The Evil That's Hiding Under This Houston Bridge

Living and working in Houston, Texas can often be hectic. For those who seek to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life, the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center is the ideal retreat that’s still close to home. Rodney, a prominent local businessman took up exploring the arboretum last year after receiving a […]

Haunted Houston: Does a Demon Dwell at the La Carafe Bar?

A man named Nathaniel Kellum purchased land in Houston during the 1840s. In 1847, Mr. Kellum built the two story building known as La Carafe. Today, La Carafe is the oldest commercial building still in use within Houston. The Oldest Bar in Houston La Carafe first began life as a bakery. The Kennedy Bakery became […]

Art Imitates Death As Ghosts Appear At This Haunted Texas Museum

In 1965, a few residents of Midland, Texas believed their town was in need of their own museum. In the months following, the Junior League pledged their support of this endeavor, and with additional support from the Midland community, a new museum was underway. The Museum of the Southwest opened the following year. Today, it […]

This Historic Texas Building Will Leave You Breathless In Fear

Located in the heart of the historic district, the Amarillo Natatorium has evolved many times since it first became an establishment. When it was built in July of 1922, the Nat was the site of a large indoor swimming pool. It served the community for four years. The Amarillo Pool turned Roaring Dance Club In […]

The Dead Will Tell You Terrifying Stories At This Schulenburg Hotel

The Von Minden is a hotel in Schulenburg, built in 1927. The hotel is clad in charming, antique furniture, and retains a rich historic environment inside. But furniture and décor are not the only things that remain ancient and alive at the Von Minden. The Schulenburg Suicides Since the hotel has opened its doors, it […]

What You’ll Discover In These 6 Texas Ghost Towns Is Truly Creepy

Broken windows, discarded furniture and the empty shells of buildings are the tell-tale signs of a town long forgotten by its former inhabitants. Whether due to financial crises, or changes in technology, many towns scattered across the nation have been abandoned over the last two centuries. Frozen in time, ghost towns are eerie in their […]

The Malicious Spirits At Lake Brownwood Will Try To Drown You Slowly

In Brownwood, Texas, Flatrock Park is the place to be. Every summer families flock to the park to enjoy recreational sports, the beautiful scenery, and a refreshing swim in Lake Brownwood. But Flatrock has been the site of many tragedies over the years. Vacation Turned Nightmare in Brownwood, Texas Several people have drowned in Lake […]

Violent Lake Creature Might Snatch Your Baby At This Haunted Austin Lake

Every year, tourists flock to Austin, Texas, hoping to temporarily experience what it is truly like to live in the deep south. Those who appreciate mother nature often find themselves at the River Place Nature Trail, relaxing by the park’s large pond, or hiking along the park’s trail. Those who do visit especially enjoy the […]

Your Sanity Will Slip Away When You Face The Evil At This El Paso Homestead

No paranormal adventure to El Paso is complete without stopping at the Magoffin Homestead. Built in 1875, it was home to Joseph and Octavia Magoffin. Joseph was a star member of the community. Not only was he the mayor four times, he was the county judge, founder of the Union Pacific Railroad, and the co-founder […]

Lonely Dead Girl Wants To Meet You At This Texas Apartment Complex

Kingsgate Village seems like an ordinary apartment complex in Houston, Texas. Compact apartments are stacked side by side, and on top of each other on a square property. But unlike most apartment complexes in the area, Kingsgate is supposedly haunted. Rumor has it that residents have caught glimpses of a little girl wandering about the […]

Indian Ghosts Seek Revenge For Terrible Treatment At This Texas Park

For students in Austin, Texas, it is commonplace to learn about the horrific Indian Massacre that took place in Shoal Creek Park many many years ago. Elliot (Name changed for privacy), a local freelance photographer, recalls hearing the stories in high school and feeling ashamed of his ancestors. “It was awful, the way Native Americans […]

Only The Murderous Spirits Remain From This Former Haunted Texas Mansion

There once stood a small mansion in Slate Shoals, Texas. Built among the slate hills that the town is named after, the Slate Shoals Mansion saw many families come and go before the house was destroyed. In the early 2000’s a fire burned the house to the ground. Only a few chimneys stand as testament […]

Are These Texas Apartments Built On An Old Forgotten Graveyard?

Many spirits are claimed to be in El Paso, Texas. It seems that if one person has an odd encounter, word spreads like wildfire, and the place, from that point on, is considered incredibly haunted. But there are some other places where hauntings just can’t be denied. One of those said places is the Kennedy […]

The Sad Ghost of a Murdered Little Boy Haunts This Texas Mine

While the San Miguel Lignite Mine in Christine, Texas isn’t that old as far as mines go, it has recently developed a rather notorious reputation. According to local rumors, two teenaged boys decided to break into the mine a few years ago. As they explored, they began to discuss a pretty girl at school. Murder […]

Vengeful Poltergeist Bullies Workers At This Texas Office Complex

Every once in awhile, residences and public buildings become subjected to strange, paranormal phenomena. Doors open and close, messes are made when no one is around. Not long ago, an office complex on Briarhills Parkway in Houston became haunted by a dark entity. Is an Entity Causing Trouble for this Houston Based Building? A handful […]

This Haunted Texas State Park Has a Secret Sinister Past

Bastrop State Park is known for being surrounded by the Lost Pines Woods, which are estimated to date back to the Pleistocene era. Only a few years ago, the park suffered floods and forest fires. As a result, the park is currently in a state of rebirth – new trees are planted in certain areas, […]

Did An Otherworldly Priestess Cure This Texas Man's Mysterious Illness?

Sometimes fact is stranger than fiction. For nineteen year old George L. (Name changed for privacy), this is certainly the case. His encounter with the supernatural continues to baffle experts in the field. “I think it was about a year ago when my cousins moved to Marshall, Texas,” he informed me. “I was bummed at […]

Haunted Doll Drives Poor Girl INSANE At This Texas Apartment Complex

When looking at residential hauntings, many have a tendency to appear in apartment complexes. Temporary housing facilities see many people come and go throughout the years, and many are home to the elderly or sick who cannot or do not wish to invest in a permanent, costly home. All of these factors make apartment complexes more […]

Texas Man Falls In Love With Ghost From Local Urban Legend

Rio Frio is the home of a most ghastly tale. On the banks of the Frio River, the ghost of a woman is said to roam, crying for what will never be. As terrifying as this spirit is, some locals believe the story of how this ghostly woman came to be is even more terrifying. […]

Headless Dead Baby Can Still Cry at This Old Texas Cemetery

Llano County, Texas is the home of a little known tragedy. According to local legend, it all began in the early 1850s. Local settlements were warring with the Native Americans who lived nearby, until one tribe decided to seek revenge. Violence in Llano A couple of Native Americans snuck into one of the settlements in […]

Everyone Knows This Rural Texas Home Is Haunted By A Dead Kid

Those in the Paris, Texas community have grown up hearing about an evil house off of FM 195. This abandoned house is said to be haunted, but many are not sure by what. These rumors are spread from generation to generation, and many speak of the house as though they have been there. But for Tony R. (Name […]

This Texas Lake Is The Epitome Of A Paranormal Hotspot

There is a lake in Woodway, Texas where true evil seems to lie. While out of towners like to visit Rainbow Lake for its refreshingly cool water and recreational possibilities, many locals have avoided this area for years. Why? The Scariest Place in Woodway Over time, residents of Woodway have begun to report paranormal activity […]

These 8 Urban Legends In Texas Will Keep You Awake At Night

In Texas, you go big or you go home. This applies to everything in this state, including its urban legends. Yes, urban legend in Texas are known to be the most terrifying across the country. From roads you shouldn’t travel to a revengeful headless spirit, there’s just so much you should fear while moving around […]

Naked Ghosts of Soldiers Haunt This Historic Texas Aircraft Carrier

The USS Lexington is an aircraft carrier that served for 48 years, making it one of the longest serving ships in the world. Docked permanently at 2914 North Shoreline Boulevard in Corpus Christi, Texas, it was decommissioned in 1991. What makes the USS Lexington so special is that the Japanese claimed that they sank it […]

Blood Thirsty Dead Nuns Haunt This Texas Hospital

The Yoakum Community Hospital was opened to the public in 1922. Yoakum residents were in agreement that their town was in need of a local hospital, and with a substantial land and cash donation by a resident named John Huth, the building was possible. The city provided the remaining necessary funds. The First Hospital In […]

The Crying Ghosts Of Dead Children Are Haunting This Texas State Park

Old Tunnel used to be a railroad tunnel of the Fredericksburg and Northern Railway up until 1942 and became a State Park officially in 2012. Today, it is frequented by tourists and is a popular school trip location. It is the home of a variety of birds and other wild species. Benches surround the entrance […]

Ghost Of Neglected Puppy Saves Lives On This Texas Bike Trail

Shelby lived in El Paso, Texas for five years before she heard about the Lost Dog Trailhead located near town. She had been an avid hiker and backpacker for many years, and was excited about the unique challenges that Lost Dog had to offer. “What most people don’t know about this particular trail is that […]

Terrifying Ghost Of This Texas Library Is Inspired By Edgar Allen Poe

Houston, Texas is home to one of the most beautiful libraries ever built. The Julia Ideson Library was built in 1926, and remained Houston’s primary branch until 1976, when more space was needed. The building was designed in the Spanish Renaissance Revival style, and is now listed as a historic landmark. While hundreds of people visit the […]

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