Haunting at the Excelsior

jay-gouldJefferson, Texas- The Excelsior House was built in the 1850s, and has been in continuous operation ever since, making it the oldest hotel in East Texas according to the National Register of Historic Places. Over 160 years later, the history of the hotel has been steeped in mystery, and haunted … Read More

Haunted East Texas

Haunted East Texas

By Dana Goolsby

MYETX PumpkinETX- In the mood for some haunted tales from behind the Pine Curtain? MYETX has compiled a list of haunted stories from around the region.… Read More

Haunting of Old Memorial Hospital

Haunting of Old Memorial Hospital 

By Dana Goolsby

Old memorial Wheel ChairPALESTINE- The old Memorial Hospital in Palestine appears to be little more than a dilapidating building these days, but was once a busy medical center, where area residents sought care, worked, or visited loved ones. Locals also say the basement of the … Read More

The Haunting of the Downes-Aldrich House

The Haunting of the Downes-Aldrich House 

By Dana Goolsby

Downes AldrichCrcokett, Texas- The historical Downes-Aldrich house in Crockett, circa 1891-1893, is considered to be one of the most beautiful homes in Houston County. The Eastlake Victorian style house was home to some of the first settlers in Crockett, who reportedly may … Read More

Stagecoach Road

A Dusty Trail of Legends and Haunts

By Dana Goolsby

MARSHALL- Red dirt roads sprawl beneath the pine tree canvas of East Texas offering a slower pace, and are perfect for a scenic drive. But not every dirt road in the Pineywoods leads to mystery and folklore like one in Read More