Texas is considered to be the most haunted place in United States. Though the state is extremely beautiful with lush green meadows, the clear blue sea and the mountains yet there is beyond these.
There are several places in Texas which are considered to be haunted. The most interesting fact is that many Hollywood film directors have claimed that Texas has been an ideal place for them for shooting their movies, since the atmosphere and the paranormal past of the place adds to the climax of the film!
Austin’s Inn at Pearl Street is believed to be haunted by a woman who carries her baby in her lap. Many guests a the inn have claimed to seen the woman.
The Austin Pizza Garden has a very interesting story to offer. It is said that faces appear and disappear on the walls of the Garden.
The Central Market was formerly the site for Austin State School. It is said that “there are several buildings that have had sightings and sounds by staff members”. It is believed that this place is built over a cemetery. The cemetery houses the bodies of those patients who expired in the early days of this century. A coffin had once been seen near the building. The school has been uprooted from the place and the bodies which were found around had been removed.
Bedicheck Middle School is said to be haunted by the spirit of Billy a student who was performing the role of Phantom in his school play, “Phantom of the Opera”. While he was doing the catwalk a rope slipped and he fell down. Later he hung himself. It is said that now when a play is held in the same auditorium, the kids who perform for the catwalk are pushed off the auditorium by the spirit of Billy.
Jacob’s Hill is said to be haunted by the spirit of two children who were murdered by the father on the highway. The hill is supposedly a highway. It is said that if you park your car on the road it is pushed off by the ghosts of the two children.
The Doyle Hall which is the female’s dorm at St. Edward’s University is said to be haunted by a nun. It is said that the spirit is harmless but wierd noises can be heard from the shower room and the dormitory.
The treasury Department has reported to strange happenings. There have been certain wierd instances with the employees at the library, their names have been called by someone, but nobody could find out who was calling out for them.
The littlefield home is said to be haunted by the daughter of Littlefield for whom this dorm had been built. She still haunts the dorm and the spirit is believed to be quite harmful.
On a hill outside St. Edward’s University is said to be haunted by the spirit of a girl who was pushed off the hill. Nobody has found her body till date and when and how the incident took place noone knows. The hill is supposedly the most haunted location in Austin and nobody dares to venture in this place.
These are some of the most interesting places in Austin which have been claimed by many as haunted. These stories are for real and many movies have gained their themes from such places.