EXPLORE HAUNTED TEXAS
The Haunted Traveler did a gothic photo
shoot this past Halloween at Greenwood Cemetery in Uptown Dallas (pictured
Some believe Dallasís history is its
people as opposed to its places. While Dallas is not a very old city it
does have its share of historical landmarks and plenty of ghosts.
|Historical and alleged haunted Old
Parkland Hospital (photos below):|
|The Stoneleigh Hotel (1923) 2927 Maple Ave.
(214) 871-7111. Once owned by a Confederate General this
beautiful, historic once hotel is one of Dallas's best kept secrets for Hollywood movers and
shakers. Celebrities use to find privacy and atmosphere at this grand, and
The Stoneleigh is now being renovated into upscale condos.|
Captain John, at the
The haunted and
abandoned Woodman's Home, located North of Dallas
|The Adolphus Hotel (1912) 1321 Commerce St. (214) 742-8200. A regal,
reportedly haunted, historic hotel|
famous for royalty, celebrities and dignitaries.
Lobby at the haunted Adolphus Hotel
|Old City Park, 1717 Gano St., (214) 421-5141. This park is a
recreation of an earlier time in Dallas with several period buildings.
The main house that has a restaurant is reportedly haunted.
|Sammons Art Center, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd., (214) 520-7788. A
beautifully restored, historic building with a haunted elevator. Theatre for the performing
Haunted Sammons Art Center
|White Rock Lake. A beautiful public park for bikers, joggers,
walkers, picnickers and ghosts. The lake is allegedly haunted by a young
women who whiled driving home from the prom drove off the rode and
drowned in the lake. People report seeing a young women in prom attire
walking along side of the road.|
|The 6th Floor Museum - In depth, historical account of
the Kennedy years including the assassination. Take the taped tour to
experience the full impact. |
|The Conspiracy Museum 1100 South Market St. (214) 741-3040.
Interesting and worth a look.|
|Uptown Cemetery's located off Lemmon Ave. at 75 on Hall Street.|
| Freedman's Slave Cemetery 1860's ,
Calvary Catholic Cemetery 1891.|
| Emanu-EL Jewish Cemetery 1884, and Greenwood Protestant Cemetery.|
|Dallas Historical Society, (214) 421-4500.
Located in the Hall of State at Fair Park, 3939 Grand Ave. Offers
themed, historical tours including Graveyard Tour, Lee Harvey Oswald
Tour and Bonnie and Clyde Tour
|Trolley on McKinney Ave. (1884) 3153 Oak Grove at Bowen. Take a free
trolley ride on McKinney Ave. |
|Dallas's very own Goth Club! - The Lizard Lounge, 2424 Swiss Ave., (214) 826-4768.
nightclub becomes a great Goth club on Thursday and Sunday nights.
|Haunted Alvarado Cemetery located outside of
| At Halloween, check out Thrillvania
just East of Dallas. Tour the famous Vernon Haunted Manor! Some suspect the
spirit of the founder of Thrillvania roams this magnificent park. Wouldn't
|For a spiritual and metaphysical retreat (not
haunted) visit High Hope Ranch located in Glen Rose, TX just outside of
The Driskell Hotel - rated as one of the most haunted
hotels in America, features a young ghost girl who has been spotted in the
lobby, in the restroom, and on the staircase. As reported by the National Trust
for Historic Preservation, in 1887 a daughter of a Texas senator fell to her
death while chasing a ball down the hotel's staircase. Guests have reported
hearing laughter and the sound of a bouncing ball coming down the staircase.
The historic Hotel Galvez - built in 1911is reportedly
haunted by a women who awaited for her fiance to return from sea. She would
climb the turrets to watch for his ship, yearning for his return. Upon
learning that his ship has sunk, she killed herself. The hotel offers
special ghosts packages. Call 409-765-7721.
|Ghosts of North Texas, by Mitchel Whitington, 2003, Texas Press,