Category Archives: Texas

The Legend of Shary Mansion (Sharyland, TX)

This old legend comes to us from Sharyland, TX, home of The Shary Mansion.  

Locals claim to have seen the spirit of John H. Shary, a farmer and entrepreneur who built a citrus empire in the Rio Grande Valley located in Deep South Texas.  He is also known as the “Father of the Texas Citrus Industry.”

In the middle of the night, people claim to have seen Mr. Shary walking across the road from the cemetery where he was buried back to his home, The Shary Mansion. Continue reading The Legend of Shary Mansion (Sharyland, TX)

Stagecoach Road in Marshall, TX

Marshall, Texas is littered with reports about the paranormal and supernatural.

Check out what Becky had to say about Marshall, TX.

“If you want to scare someone, you take them down Stagecoach Road. At night you stop the car, roll down the windows, and turn off the lights. The very last time I was there, we did this. We then felt the back end of the truck go down, like something was stepping on the back bumper.

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Ghost Children of Main Street (McAllen, TX)

This story was sent in by a woman living in McAllen, TX.

“As I was traveling southbound down Main Street in McAllen, TX, I saw something strange in front of an old book store near the dog grooming place close to Nyssa and Main.  I saw what appeared to be 2 young children, a boy and a girl, dressed in old sailor outfits, just standing there in front of the bookstore with no expression on their faces.  They looked faded, almost transparent.

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Haunting Reports About C.E. Vail Elementary and W.B. Green Junior High (La Feria, TX)

There have been reports about C.E. Vail Elementary and W.B. Green Junior High located in La Feria, TX being haunted by restless spirits.  According to an anonymous source from ghostsofamerica.com, the reports are real.

It is no secret that the c. E. Vail is haunted. I always had my doubts about it. When I was young and one day in the 3rd grade I forgot my jacket in the gym. I went back with a friend to get it. I remember hearing a girl’s voice laughing. We were both stunned and heard footsteps coming towards us, so we began to run, and the laughing got louder, and the footsteps got faster. We ran out and never spoke about it again.

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