San Angelo – Angelo State University – Girls High Rise Dorm – 9th Floor – Ninth floor of the girls high rise dorm is haunted by a college student who was killed in April 1978. She is a very nice ghost.
San Angelo – Angelo State University – The Housing Office – 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.

San Angelo – Howard Johnson Inn – There have numerous sightings and occurrences in this hotel. One room at the far end of second floor has had reported cases red eyes looking at guests, sounds of someone inside when the room was vacant, staff members have entered and found nothing. One staff member was in the room and started to leave the door handle spun around. As he tried to leave sounds were heard from within the empty bathroom. After several more tries the door opened. A little later he opened the door from the outside on the first try and left the room on the first try. The door has been fine ever since and was never examined by maintenance. A figure described as a cowboy like figure in casual clothes has been observed in the lobby, bar and pool area. Spied just for a moment it vanishes instantly. Room doors on second and third floor have been heard opening and closing behind staff members when the entire floor was vacant. A misty figure has been seen flying down halls. Both staff and guests have observed this sight. Guests have heard voices call out from the back office the clerk at the front desk. What the guest didn’t know, the clerk was all-alone. There is more but this is enough.

San Angelo – Santa Rita Park – A woman named Marie, who apparently used to reside in the Santa Rita area and frequently walk in the park, still hangs around the park, just to the left of Santa Rita elementary. She died without much family. Stray dogs tend to roam the park at night, whether they are looking for food or a place to sleep, and their behavior is very peculiar – jumping up in the air, excitable, running to and fro, barking in a direction where no one or nothing can be seen. Marie seems to enjoy the dogs’ company, and she tends to sit at the bench closest to the school – anyone who stands near or sits on that bench at night is sure to feel a chill and a sense of restlessness. One will also find that looking into the creek (which runs through the park) at night takes much courage, though nothing has reportedly been seen in the water.

San Angelo – Sun Set Mall – In one of the closets of the old Luby’s restaurant, you can hear two little kids playing and talking.

San Angelo – Fort Concho – Many ghosts haunt this “best preserved” frontier army fort in America. The buffalo soldiers were stationed here in the late 19th century for protection against Indian attacks. Many of them are still there along with others. Officers Quarters’ #1 still has a little girl upstairs who died of an illness. She can be seen from time to time. Ask any employee for details. Conrad McClure, and employee and re-enactor have had many ghostly encounters there during his career.

San Angelo – Fort Concho – It is haunted by many of the buffalo soldiers, a young girl playing on the floor in an upstairs bedroom of Officer’s Quarters #1 accompanied by cold spots.

San Angelo – Regan Elementry – It is haunted by 2 chearleaders in the girls bathroom.they were brutily killed one had their heads cut off and the other hung. Female janitors conserned yet scared run out screaming.

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 a lot of lost souls in search of a eternal resting place, thus making San Antonio one of the most haunted cities in America.

San Antonio – Alamo quarry theaters – well the theater was built over an old cement factory and well rumor has it that there are bodies trapped in the foundation, witnesses that work there have seen a child in the projection room , and have felt various cold spots on the second floor on both sides of the theaters. And at night when the auditorium’s light inside would dim slowly down then on and the process would repeat itself until you left the auditorium.

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.

San Antonio – The Alamodome – Before the Alamodome was built, existed a bad neighborhood where a lady got raped and killed. She has been seen walking around the parking lot, as if to be lost. Years passed and the neighborhood was demolished and the dome was built. While constructing the dome, a worker was walking on a high beam and made a wrong step and fell to his death. He is seen walking the long halls of the dome. Last but not least, a famous daredevil died while performing a stunt. It is reported, that you are sure to hear footsteps, screams, mumbling, moans and see shadows walking along about their business.

San Antonio – Bexar – Caribbean Apartments – Now known as the Willow Run apartments. These apartments have been in business for over 60 years. Before they were turned into apartments, it was a Motel business. The doors were painted in light yellow and blue pastels. Existing in what used to be the outskirts of town and just outside of Castle Hills, it would bring many customers of all races and origins. It was during this time that a rape and murder occurred in the North end of the complex. Every now and then in the middle of the night a woman’s cry can be heard in the rear hallways. And in one of the apartment units, a suicide where a single mother overdosed on pain medication leaving her two year old to fend for herself. The child eventually died of starvation. The mother’s body was found on the bed. The child’s body was found on the floor next to the bed. It is unknown whether the overdose was accidental or intentional. When this particular apartment is empty the occupants of the downstairs apartment can hear the pitter patter of little feet walking up and down the upstairs unit. On occasion, a woman can be heard crying. Loud thumps can also be heard. Lights turn on and off by themselves and the toilet will flush on it’s own. An occupant of the downstairs apartment noted that her young daughter told her “she was playing with a little girl”. Believing that the child had an imaginary playmate, the mother discounted her little daughter’s claims. Until one evening while the mother was sitting in the living room watching TV and her little girl was playing in the hallway with a small toy, she saw her daughter toss the small toy across the hallway into the front bedroom. The door had been left open. Then she heard her daughter talk to this imaginary friend to “give it back”. To the mother’s surprise, something or someone tossed the small toy back to her daughter. The mother kept watching and realized that there really was “someone or something” there. On another occasion while sleeping, she felt the touch of little fingers playing with her toes or gently tugging at her blankets. The apartment where the “suicide” took place is constantly vacant. Tenants seem to come and go and never stay longer than three years. And when the apartment is occupied, the “occurrences” diminish and or are none existent until the apartment is vacant again.

San Antonio – Bexar County Juvenile Detention Center – Building two, built next to one of the original Missions, may sit on Indian Burial Ground. Juveniles often wake in the middle of the night screaming about Indians in the room. Some describe burning smells and seeing fire. Detention Officers often smell smoke in Mod 9 and 10 on third shift. (Graveyard shift) Also officers report seeing “something run by the unit window” even though all detainees are locked in rooms. The ghost of a beloved female staff member that died in the cafeteria has also been seen in the windows of the new building late at night. Officers report sightings, then think they saw their own reflections, however, the reflection is clearly wearing a maroon shirt (The old uniform). Not a week goes by without a blood curdling scream from some poor kid in Mod 9. Responding staff report smelling smoke, burning wood, about 8 out of 10 times.

San Antonio – Bexar – Kindred elementary – it is said that a plane crashed in the field and when you enter the restrooms the sink will turn on and you could hear voices while you walk on the field.

San Antonio – Bexar – Spanish Main Apartments – Rittiman Rd. – If your sitting at the bottom of the stairs you can see from the side of your Eyes a little boy at the top of the stairs.

San Antonio – Bexar – The train tracks – In the 20’s a bus full of kids was struck by a train on the southwest side of town. I have been there, it is real if you put your car there in neutral something pushes your car over the tracks. Sometimes if you look you can see small hand prints people believe this to be the small children who died in that accident.

San Antonio – Bexar Tro Bridge – you’ll see a long bridge that is above water and if you look down while your walking across you’ll feel people grabbing your legs. no ever goes all the way cause they get to scared from the grabbing.

San Antonio – Brackenridge Villa Mansion – built in the 1840’s, is said to also have activity. Strange shadows are spotted from its windows. Further, there is documentation that this campus had been inhabited for nearly 7,000 years by Native Americans, who were attracted to it since the campus is the source of the San Antonio River.

San Antonio – Brooks AFB – When fog rolls onto the base, at night, it is known that there is a young lady that walks around with a pack on her back. Cops on the base have told when they fall asleep on duty she will tap you on the shoulder to wake you up.

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.

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 1960’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.

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

San Antonio – Commanche Look-out Hill – Sources 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 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.

San Antonio – Devils bridge – It is so dark in there that you shine your high beams you will only be able to see few feet ahead. Also if you find a big rock throw it into the bridge; do not be surprised if you do not here the rock land.

San Antonio – Douglass Elementary – some say that Douglass elementary was built on a Indian burial ground and that a janitor died in the auditorium, there the doors would slam shut by themselves and the piano would start playing. Witnesses could hear people walking and talking when they would spend the night there but every time they checked there was no one there.

San Antonio – Edison High School – It’s been said that teachers and janitors have seen ghostly children in their classrooms late at night. Some even say that at night if you listen closely you can hear the sounds of laughing children in the hallways.

San Antonio – Eisenhower Middle School – A country boy has been seen in the cafeteria. The school used to be a ranch.

San Antonio – El Cameronsita Dance Hall – There is a dance hall that is said to be haunted by a guy who is very handsome and he has hoof feet. It is said, he saw a beautiful women to dance with. She was in a trance with his good looks that she danced with him. Everyone around watched in horror, because he was not human (normal).

San Antonio – The Emily Morgan Hotel – Floor nine is a very active floor. Having been unaware that the building housed wounded soldiers during the battle of the Alamo, we stayed there on floor nine in room 902. We were the only ones on the floor yet doors opened and closed all night long. At one point he toilet seat slammed itself up and down about ten times while we were in the adjacent room. A bottle of wine slid off of the counter by itself as did the coffee pot the next morning and the elevator would not take us to the floor we wanted. Once we did get moving the doors would open and shut about ten times before standing still long enough to let us out. Management had responded to earlier complaints of the same but the motor was fine.

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.

San Antonio – Fort Sam Houston – There are several officers quarters on this old Amy post that are said to be haunted. At one you can at times hear the sound of a piano playing. There is another house where there is of a child who will move items around the house. There is an older, large wooden quarters, where those that live in the house hear footsteps.

San Antonio – Fort Sam Houston Old B.A.M.C. – This place is known to be extremly haunted.sounds can be heard inside and even outside of this building of people talking.Around toward the ambulance area you get a strong sense of fear.There is also a light that remains on even though there is no electricity in the building.

San Antonio – Highlands High School – doors slamming shut in bad weather, lights shutting off in meetings, kicking and screaming in between the walls of room #111.

San Antonio – Historic Spanish Missions – In an area of town known for its historic Spanish missions, there is a RR track that was the scene of a train and bus accident. The bus was carrying children home from school when it got stuck on the tracks. The train hit it and all children were killed. Now if you put your car in neutral about 100 yards from the track, it will begin to roll uphill, over the tracks. It is said that the ghosts of the children push you over the tracks. There is a heavy Satanic presence in this same area…it can almost be felt.

San Antonio – Hot Wells Motel – Site of an old Burnt down hotel. Rumor has it that Hot Wells was known for its luxury spas and the numerous fires that took place in Rm. 13. The Fowl Smell of the dead still lingers there even after its been burnt for 46 yrs.

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 hearse being opened and other activity around it.

San Antonio – McKnay Museum – This used to be the residence of the McKnay family. Widow McKnay was an art collector who turned her home into a museum. The West Wing of this musuem was beginning construction when old lady McKnay passed away. It is said that “Old Lady McKnay” has been seen walking the halls and passing through walls when “floating” from one building to another. She’s only seen at night, mostly by security and museum personnel. She never speaks, but if you’re lucky enough, she might appear to ‘look’ in your direction. Also a females voice “humming” an unrecognizable tune can be heard coming from the downstairs area of the West Wing library.

San Antonio – Menger Hotel – haunted by the spirit of a chambermaid who was killed there by her husband. Other ghosts include “Buckskin” and “the Ghost of the King Room.”

San Antonio – North Star Mall – Shadows that walk by and if you work there you will here your name whispered.

San Antonio – old Mental Hospital – an abandoned mental hospital on South Alamo Street. It has been said that if you go inside there, you can hear people screaming and moaning. Doors will slam shut and creek open. If you do go there, be careful to not get caught because trespassers will be arrested.

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.

San Antonio – Old Onion House – Said to be haunted by ghosts of people that used to live there by the last name of onion.

San Antonio – 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 – 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

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.

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.

San Antonio – Rail Road tracks – is a railroad crossing in San Antonio that is said to be haunted. Some children were on a school bus when it stalled and the train hit the bus killing them all. If you go to that area at nightfall on the anniversary the arms will come down the lights will blink and you will here a train and feel wind but there is no train. You will feel your car being pushed away from the tracks even in park. If you dust baby powder on the hood of you car you will see imprints of little hands in the powder and when the “train” is gone your car will have been moved back several feet. We went with 5 other cars and all cars had hand prints and each car had been pushed back about 4 feet.

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.

San Antonio – Santa Rosa Hospital – Many people do not like to work the night shift at Santa Rosa Hospital because they have either seen or heard about a headless nun who glides around. Many people have admitted to seeing the nun.

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 – Santikos Century Plaza 8 – It is said that at night when your they alone that you hear chain dragging on the grounds of the theater and you would hear banging on the ceiling.

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. Reports of being followed, people see shadowy outlines, doors opening and closing by themselves, & apparitions of 2 different women.

San Antonio – St. Martin Hall – This place is the elementary across from Our Lady of the Lake University. It is said that when it use to be a border school there was a girl that was killed in the restroom. Unusual things have happened such as lights being on after they were turned off and things have gone missing.

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 – Taft High School – In the Taft High SchoolAuditorium there was a guy name Jimmy who use to work in the catwalk in the auditorium .One day he fell out of the catwalk his body hit these two chairs that are now missing today. People say that when your locked in the auditorium and it is easy to get locked in the auditorium.

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.

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.

San Antonio – Trinity University – The Chapman Graduate Center and the Holt Center are known places for things that are unexplained. At the Graduate center bottom floor you walk-by and you feel a feeling that you need to get out of there fast. Nasty feeling to feel. Many housekeeping and Officers feel the same feeling. At the Holt center, some members of the housekeeping will not enter there alone or/and at night. Police officers have felt that same feeling, to include supervisors.

San Antonio – University of the Incarnate Word – Dubuis Hall – a former nun is said to haunt students in the night with many reporting uneasy feelings and the sensation of being watched. Another girl claimed that she awoke one morning to find her stuffed animals had been totally rearranged in neat order during the night.

San Antonio – University of the Incarnate Word – Main Administration Building – built in 1922, has cold spots and reports of a student’s radio dial (non-digital) begin scanning through stations on its own. This same admin building’s top (4th) floor was once used as a quarantine for victims of tuberculosis and has seen its share of deaths, which might account for the activity. Additionally, on the 3rd floor of the Admin building, a 5-year-old boy chasing a bouncing ball has been spotted regularly.

San Antonio – Victoria’s Black Swan Inn – There have been numerous ghostly experiences.

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.

San Benito – Old San Benito High School – It is said that in the old high school you can hear screams, crying and a little girl that walks the halls of the abandon school which use to be a hospital during WW11 for the injured.

San Elizario – Adobe Horseshoe Restaurant / Dinner Theater – There have been sightings of a lady wearing a yellow hat in the restaurant by people that are unaware of haunting. San Elizario was once the County seat. This woman is well-dressed in a long dress wearing a yellow hat. Since hat wearing is uncommon in this area, customers inquire about the odd woman. They are amazed to find they have just seen a ghost.

San Juan – Austin Middle School – There is a ghost of a basketball player haunting the gym. Around 6 p.m. you can see the lights turn on by themselves and hear a basketball bounce on the floor, dribbling and also foot steps. 30 min. later the lights go off and all noises stop. There is restrooms next to the gym that are closed because of a girl who committed suicide. Many students before reported seeing this girl in a white gown staring at them while looking at themselves in the mirrors or washing their hands.

San Juan – Garza Pena – In the girls restroom they have heard footsteps. While you are doing the restroom you could hear someone turn on the sink and washing their hands, then paper towels on the floor. When you get out you feel someone behind you. Then when you turn around there is water on the floor.

San Juan – Old Doedyns Elementary – Back when the school was open, everyone would say that a little girl once went in the restroom right outside the cafeteria and came out with scratches all over her wrist. she was bleeding from all over her arm. SHe said she never felt anything, so nobody knows what really happened.

San Juan – The old PSJA Auditorium – It has been said that in the old auditorium years ago a janitor or tech was putting up a light on the top and he fell and died. Till this day if you look up the light has never been placed. The story is if you happen to do a production there, you have to put his name in the program because if not he will do something to ruin the show. Either drop the set, or something else horrid.

San Juan – San Juan Motel – This motel is no longer functioning. It is said that a prostitute was raped and murder. Now when you pass by walking or with your car you could hear her screaming and crying for help. It is also said that when you see up the second floor at night she tends to wave and call you.

San Marcos – Belvin St. – The Pike House – There is a huge haunted hospital which has been said to have ghost roaming in the halls of the hospital and there are secret passage ways that lead to operating and emergency rooms. it was built in the 1950’s. from the road, there is a huge `pen field, and looming at the end of the field, on top of the hill is a huge 4 story building. It used to be an insane asylum, but was closed down. Years later, the Pike Fraternity, bought the property, and made it the pledge house. During one of the pledge processes, some of the pledges were killed…the brothers had the pledges write down what happened in the pledge books, burn them, then nail them to the walls. If you go in there, you can see the pledge books, as well as Polaroid’s, blood on the walls, etc. – October 2007 Update – The Pike House has burned down.

San Marcos – Job Corps – the graveyard shift has lots of stories of ghostly apparitions, lady in white that was murdered. Lots of ghosts seen by the kids in barracks as well as the house aides, it was formerly an Air Force base. There are too many stories to even begin to tell. Just go ask anyone that works or lives there!

San Marcos – Old Main – The building called “Old Main” has two reputed ghosts, one a blatant fake, but the other seemingly real. The fake is that the ghost of LBJ roams the halls. The other stems from a time before the building was renovated. Before renovation (as it can be seen in the movie D.O.A. with Meg Ryan) the three-story building was open from the roof to the ground. Legend has it that a young student fell (jumped or was pushed) from the third floor and died on impact. Today, custodial staff has reported seeing the girl, still dressed as she was then, clutching her books, trying to get to class.

San Marcos – Southwest Texas State University – Theater building – A ghost referred to as “Ramsey” haunts the building. He supposedly hung himself in the building. Random unusual events, such as lights turning off by them have been reported. It has also been said that since the building is round and surrounded by water, that it attracts ghosts.

San Marcos – Texas State University – Butler Hall – Butler Hall is a three-story dorm located next to the theatre building, which is also said to be haunted, and is more than 50 yrs old. The bottom floor is partially underground, moist (bad plumbing, AC/heating, and large laundry room), and feels very uneasy during quiet hours. The feeling of being watched in the laundry/study room is common and strange noises are heard. Tapping on doors, windows, and walls is also common but usually assumed to be other students. Hallway lights on the male side of the dorm tend to flicker or some will only some will be lit.

San Marcos – Thompson Island Bridge – The Thompson Island bridge in San Marcos is said to be haunted by the ghost of a long dead Confederate soldier. He died there at his post while guarding it during the American Civil War. It is believed that he still appears there. Dressed in his grey and yellow uniform. cap, and cape. and armed with a kentucky longtom riffle. Although sightings are very remote, it is reported that the dead soldiers ghost is more active before, and during wartime.

San Patricio – Old Court House – San Patricio, TX Ghost of Josefa Chipita Rodriguez The only woman legally hanged in Texas was Josefa Chipita Rodríguez. She lived in a shack on the Aransas River where she cooked for wary travelers and let them sleep on cots on her porch. When a traveler named John Savage (no, not that John Savage) fell victim to an axe murder, Chipita was the prime suspect. $600 in gold was recovered from the Aransas River north of San Patricio, as well as Savage’s body, in a gunny sack. Josefa Rodríguez and her son, Juan Silvera were indicted on circumstantial evidence. After Chipita pleaded not guilty, the jury recommended mercy, but the judge ordered her executed on November 13, 1863. Chipita was kept in leg irons and chained to a wall in the courthouse until the day of her hanging. Her coffin was placed in an unmarked grave (a moan was said to come from the closed casket). Many people claim to have seen her ghost, a woman with a rope around her neck.

San Perlita – El Toro Road – Devil’s Lagoon – In the late 1800’s early 1900’s a horse drawn carriage is said to have driven into the lagoon and everyone was killed and certain nights around midnight the carriage will come out of the lagoon drive around it and then return.

Santa Ana – Santa Ana high school auditorium – about 7 years ago a girl fell from a balcony in the auditorium during a play. Whenever there is a play, a dim light can be seen from the balcony above the stage itself. Dressing room doors close by themselves and there are cold spots. It’s a tradition that we bring her spirit flowers before every play for a safe performance.

Santa Maria – Iglesia Antigua – in this church you can here noises at night. there is a tunnel under the church. it was a cemetery.

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.

Saratoga – Beaumont- Bragg Rd. -Witnesses report a ghost of a headless man with a lantern.

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 accidentally killed on nearby railroad tracks.

Saratoga – Dirt rd. by RR tracks – It is reported that on certain nights a person can drive down the Saratoga light rd. and see lights floating and following people. It is said that an engineer is haunting the place where he was killed. There are several stories as to what actually happened there.

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.

Seabrook – Camp Casa Mare – Formerly a privately owned mansion, now Girl Scout Camp “Casa Mare”. Young woman who live in the home near the shore with her father said to be very distraught over the loss of a lover. She waited, watching for him to return from the sea from her balcony every night until she met her untimely death and collided with the ground below. The mansion was since torn down, and a mess hall built where it once stood. Some say if you stand in a circle around the spot where she died (it remains uncovered by buildings, but now lies under a tile mural of a star), she will pull at you from the center of the circle, so that everyone “leans” inward. Two campers supposedly died after falling in a well and being trapped. It has since been covered, but many report they still hear them screaming and clawing to get cut. Also, the dorm nearest to the shore is supposedly haunted (the dorm for those campers taking sailing). There are 3 showers, and when the first two are turned on, the third mysteriously turns on. Lights turn on and off and campers report hearing things.

Seabrook – Toddville Road – the former Toddville Mansion, which has recently been torn down, the property turned into apartments or condos. Reports of a strange creature roaming the grounds, noises, feelings of being watched, shadowy figures.

Sealy – Sealy High School – sounds of walking and doors opening and closing on the second floor, elevator operating by itself.

Sealy – Sealy high school – football field and track – There was a senior track star coming home from a track meet. He fell asleep behind the wheel and somehow cut himself. When they found him he had bled to death. It is said that if you go to the track at midnight you can see him running around the track

Sealy – “>Sealy Jr. High Gym – There were twin cheerleaders. The head cheerleader broke up with one of the football players. The guy hung himself in one of the upstairs room. The sisters got into a big fight because of it.(in the same room.) One pushed the other one down the stairs (Head-cheerleader down the stairs.) Half killing her. So she picked her up brought her back up to the top of the stairs, dragging her by her feet so her head would drag killing her. If you go there on Halloween night you can hear the screams of the one sister and her head dragging across the floor. The other one always said she never wanted to kill her just make her mad. But she ended up dying anyway.

Seguin – Texas Lutheran University- There are two places that are haunted here. One is the Wupperman Theatre building which is said to be haunted by a little girl in a blue dress who wants to play hide and seek. Also the stage lights flicker on and off for no reason and the trap door has been said to open on its own. The other place is a dorm room in the Trinity Building which is completely locked up, and no one is allowed to live there. Some say you can see the lights go on and off and the blinds fluttering.

Seminole – Shafter Lake – There is a place known as Shafter Lake in between Seminole and Andrews. It is known to have been a Indian Burial grounds. It is said that if you go there at night and park just off the road by the large rocks and flash your lights three times you will see an apparition of a woman carrying a lantern dressed in a white flowing gown coming towards you. You can also hear the sounds of drums at the site.

Skidmore – Billmore House – People claimed to have seen a small child haunting the attic of the house and the owners also claimed to have heard crying and laughing through the walls at night. They also say that they hear dripping (they think it is blood) from the spot under the ceiling fan. The owners and towns people say there is a ghost still haunting the house because there was a child killed by his father up in the basement, hung by a ceiling fan. I know because i lived there one year ago.

Snyder – Snyder Coliseum – First One day a young kid was chasing a bat and fell from the top of the top of the stairs. He tumbled and broke his neck. It is also said you can see him running around the top of the building.

South Padre Island – The Third Coast Bar – The Third Coast used to be a Country and western bar on the island, and this bar has been haunted for years. About 20 years ago, there was a guy that used to help out at the bar and sleep in his car in the back parking lot. This guy unfortunately had a drug problem though, and was found one evening by the dumpster in the back close to death, having OD’d. He was dragged inside the bar and passed on there. There is a very strong sense that someone is watching over your shoulder, and not in a good way. Also he likes to mess with the electricity, doors, he gets a little loud upstairs, and makes all the employees feel very uncomfortable. He also will mess with the juke box.

Southlake – Timmeron – you can be walking down the street by the pool and you will feel a sudden feel of cold energy and a feeling you are being watched all the time. When you are in the bike trails you can occasionally hear something walking near to you and people’s dogs always bark out of nowhere and you look outside to see what it is nothing is there. Lights will flicker, you can hear loud noises outside, so on.. many people have reported seeing ghost.

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.

Spring – Blue Light cemetery- Reports of a blue light and blue fog all over the cemetery, accompanied by heard voices and footsteps and the feeling of being chased.

Springtown – Veal Station Cemetery (just North of Springtown)- 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. Update: but the cemetery is chained off at night now because of so many people going there.

Stamford – Bowie Park – It is said that at night there are orbs inside bowie park. Bowie Park is said to be the home of the hatchet lady.

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.

Stanton – St. Joseph Convent – Supposedly haunted by weeping nuns.

Sulphur Springs – Dead Mans Run – word has it that around 1890 a man was working on the railroad tracks that were being laid through town. About 2 miles off of 19 on hwy. 11 to the right on a little black top road is a desolate patch of railroad tracks. Now this man who was working on it was having a bad time with his wife. So one night he took her out there for a “romantic interlude” and instead he beat her badly and tied her to the tracks. Well, thinking she was unconscious he sat down beside her to rest and without him knowing, she tied his boot laces to the track. He felt so guilty that he sat there on the tracks and never moved until he saw the train barreling down on him. When it was almost there he got up to move and couldn’t. he looked down to see his wife grinning up at him and his laces tied in multiple knots. He tried to untie his laces, but to no prevail, and was killed with his wife on the tracks. Now if you go to those tracks on November 12 at about 2 to 3 am you can get out of your car and sit on the tracks and you will witness the entire scene. You can hear the man screaming and the woman laughing.

Sunnyvale – Barns Bridge – One night in 1974 and lady and her daughter were driving on Barns Bridge and flipped into the creek and they both died. Legend is that at midnight you stop on the bridge and turn your car off and sit there roll down the windows and drop your keys onto the road. Wait for 3 minutes and get your keys and they say that when you get home you will have a set of 3 finger prints all over your car.

Sweetwater – Mulberry Manor – Several ghosts have been reported in this now bed and breakfast that has served as a field hospital in the civil war and an insane asylum in the early 1900s. Workers have spotted a civil war general in reflections throughout the house. The distinct sound of nurse’s high heeled shoes walking down 13 concrete steps is heard often, although the stairs have been carpeted for many years. Items are commonly found misplaced in the back of random cabinets, and many visitors report feeling different presences.

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.

Sweetwater – Sweetwater Lake – Mysterious orange lights have been seen floating across the lake.

Sweetwater – Texas Movie Theatre – Cash would disappear and reappear in the cash register, strange noises, voices & apparitions.

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