Investigations of the Curious and Unexplained

We don't have any formal investigations under our belts just yet but they're coming. In the meantime, listed below are some of our prime target locations.

Potential Investigation Sites

The Devil's Backbone
Location: 4041 Farm to Market 32, Fischer, Texas 78623
Story: The Devil’s Backbone is a limestone ridge running through the Texas Hill Country, home to a beautiful scenic drive. The loop comprises stretches of Texas Farm Roads 12, 165, 2325, and 32 as well as U.S. Highway 281. The circuitous route runs between Wimberley and Blanco as it meanders through the gorgeous Texas Hill Country. Accounts of several different ghost sightings from travelers have led to rumors that the Devil’s Backbone is haunted—in particular, Purgatory Road. This spooky road will be on the right after passing the Devil’s Backbone Tavern. There are stories claiming sightings of all kinds of apparations—Spanish monks, Native Americans, and Confederate soldiers.

Glenwood Cemetery
Location: 2525 Washington Avenue, Houston, TX 77007
Story: Nestled below the Houston Skyline, 84 quiet acres shelter not only generations of Houstonians, 20 of our city’s mayors and famous aviator Howard Hughes, but a haunted reputation. The cemtery has been called the “River Oaks of the Dead” because of its star studded graves. Besides Hughes and former mayors, it also is the final resting place of Anson Jones, the last president of the Republic of Texas. Glenwood also has a “stranger’s rest” section devoted to people who died accidentally. Ghost hunters have flocked to Glenwood for its high electromagnetic fields and the legend that its former owner, a murder victim, haunts the grounds.

Holiday Inn Express (Old Bexar County Jail)
Location: 120 Camaron Street, San Antonio, Texas 78205
Story: Once the home of the Bexar County Jail, the ghost of prisoners’ past lurks and lingers about this historic Mission-Revival architecturally designed building located downtown. Built in 1879, the jail was equipped with its very own execution chamber located on the top floor. Prisoners who met their untimely deaths were taken to this hidden quarters, a noose placed snugly around their necks, and then shot down through a trap door that catapulted them two stories below to their demise. Guests often report strange and suddenly alarming sounds at all hours of the night, waking them from a deep sleep in a state of horror. Other guests of this haunted hotel have admitted to having objects ripped straight from their hands, and lights flickering on and off throughout the hallways.

La Carafe Wine Bar
Location: 813 Congress, Houston, Texas 77002
Story: La Carafe, once a bakery built in 1860 is now a wine bar and rumored to be haunted. Whether it's the candlelit atmosphere or the occasional seance that's held upstairs, this speakeasy is downright spooky. Bartenders have reported seeing bottles fall off shelves and have heard the sound of a young child playing with a ball upstairs. The ghost of La Carafe's former manager has also been seen in the window.

Magnolia Hotel
Location: 203 S Crockett St, Seguin, Texas 78155
Story: Located in Seguin, the hotel is full of history and all things paranormal. The owners said the spirits of people who passed through there still linger around. At times, you can hear glasses clinking in the tavern, smell beer, and hear spurs on the floor. However, the Magnolia is more commonly known for the murder of 12-year-old Emma Voelcker. The story is that Emma was struck on the head with a hatchet in the middle of the night in after a guest failed to rob a pharmacy and home there.

Presidio La Bahia
Location: 217 US-183 Hwy, Goliad, Texas 77963
Story: The sheer amount of history and bloodshed has left behind a myriad of restless ghosts and spirits. Many who enter the Presidio La Bahia can still hear the painful cries and screams of the soldiers being massacred. Others have a strange sensation of being watched. Museum staff have claimed to hear constant footsteps when the museum is closed, and doors opening and closing on their own. The apparitions and shadows of soldiers have been seen around the Presidio, even during the day.

USS Lexington
Location: 2914 N. Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi, Texas 78402
Story: There's a reason why people have called the Lexington Museum on the Bay one of the most haunted places in America. There are things that cannot be explained on the decommissioned World War II aircraft carrier, including ghostly touches and shadowy figures roaming the decks. The museum receives hundreds of reports of "supernatural" activity each year. Among the most famous sightings are a sailor dressed in uniform helping lost guests find their way back to the deck and a sailor in the engine room giving a lecture on how the turbines work before vanishing into thin air.

Victoria's Black Swan Inn
Location: 1006 Holbrook Road, San Antonio, Texas 78218
Story: Guests have reported seeing apparitions all throughout the property, but especially in one of the upstairs bedrooms. There, the spirit of a young woman if often spotted, seated on the bed. Other paranormal phenomena at the Black Swann Inn include notable dips in temperature, unexplainable noises and lights that are often turned off and on at random. But perhaps the most unnerving spectral presence at the property is that of a man who has been spotted stalking angrily all over the house. There is also the spirit of a child, who acts out only when living children are around—then, the spectral boy is known to pull pranks and throw tantrums.

Yorktown Memorial Hopsital
Location: 728 W Main St, Yorktown, Texas 78164
Story: The abandoned Yorktown Memorial Hospital was actually named the most haunted place on earth by The Sun, a UK-based publisher. With long, narrow corridors, sickly green walls, and nearly 2,000 deaths under its belt, the hospital is a hub for paranormal activity. With reports of everything from talking dolls to large black apparitions to red, glowing eyes, most everyone who’s visited this abandoned hospital has experienced something inexplicable.