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Ghosts Stories of Texas

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Along with its Wild West spirit, geographical diversity, dramatic history and sheer size, Texas contains a wealth of spine-tingling stories of the supernatural. Enjoy tales of Texas hauntings from the Alamo, Big Bend National Park, Dallas, Fort Worth, Laredo, Galveston, Corpus Christi and more.
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Overview

Along with its Wild West spirit, geographical diversity, dramatic history and sheer size, Texas contains a wealth of spine-tingling stories of the supernatural. Enjoy tales of Texas hauntings from the Alamo, Big Bend National Park, Dallas, Fort Worth, Laredo, Galveston, Corpus Christi and more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781551053301
  • Publisher: Lone Pine Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/28/2001
  • Series: Ghost Stories Series
  • Pages: 232
  • Sales rank: 1,385,418
  • Age range: 9 years
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 7
Introduction 9
Chapter 1 Historically Haunted
The Driskill Hotel 14
(Port) Arthur Stilwell 22
Remembering the Alamo 25
The Hanging of Chipita Rodriguez 31
Ghostly Goliad 35
The Ghostly Governor's Mansion 38
Chapter 2 "It Happened to Me ..."
A Whispered Warning 44
Midget 46
Jack's Cat 48
The Scary Airplane Movie 50
Speak Well of the Dead 52
"I Was a Ghost!" 54
A Spirit Brings Good News 57
A Haunting Presence 60
A Terrible Talent 61
The Black Dog 64
The Ghost of "Witch" Canyon 71
Chapter 3 Phantoms in the Family
Jim's Last Visit 77
Ten Cents' Worth of Proof 79
Grandmother Saved Her 80
Nelly's Father 82
Cousin Annette 88
The Last Piece of the Puzzle 91
Mary in the Mirror 94
Margaret Sends for Help 95
Family Phoning Home 102
She Didn't Know 108
Chapter 4 Modern Mysteries
The Lady of the Lake 112
The Ghost Doctor of Dallas 117
Visions from the Past 119
School Spirits 122
The Reaper 125
The Night-shift Visitor 127
The Jury Believed 129
Possessed Possessions 130
Spirits with Dinner 137
Chapter 5 Tall Texas Tales
La Llorona: The Weeping Woman 145
The Ghostly Music of the San Bernard River 147
The Phantom Horseman of Chisholm Hollow 150
Lachusa 153
Here Stands Brit Bailey 156
The Ghosts of Love Gone Wrong 158
Legends of the Stampede 169
The Murder Brand 173
El Muerto 175
Texas Treasure 176
Chapter 6 Haunted Houses
A Difficult Sale 189
Ignoring Adelaide 191
She's He-ere! 192
The House on Prairie Avenue 194
The Old House 196
Have Ghost, Will Travel 201
The Humming Ghost 204
Miss Bettie Brown 206
The Old Castle 209
The Fabulous Ms. De Winter 212
Chapter 7 A Strange Assortment
Haunted by Himself 218
Saved by Something 220
The Ghostly Rider 221
X-Ray Eyes 223
The First Wife 225
The Accident That Didn't Happen 227
The Mysterious Marfa Lights 229
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