Laredo TX hotels. Search for hotels in Laredo Texas United States of America. Monsters, myths, legends, folklore, ghosts and hauntings of Texas. Advice for keeping safe on your journey. Texas national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions.
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Legends, Ghosts, Monsters, Folklore, Myths and Scary Stories in Texas
The ghostly civil war soldiers of Patterson Road, Houston; paranormal phenomena at the Tarpon Inn, Port Aransas, including a bathroom that sometimes has a pink glow; the spirits of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, such as the shade of Sarah Morgan (who was killed by a student) in the biology building, the ghost of a bearded and stetsoned professor in Holden Hall, the phantom of a student in the underground tunnels (still trying to sneak into the girls' dormitories) and "George", the harmless spectre of the old President's House; the phantom of a former cleaner in a brown uniform and the ghostly sounds of children playing in the Rio Grande Plaza Hotel, Laredo; the black eyed boy, presumably a BEK, who terrified a large airman on a military base; and the lady in white who carries a cat in the Marriott Plaza Hotel in San Antonio, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Texas.
Supernatural entities at Victoria's Black Swan Inn in San Antonio; the Confederate soldier and the phantom boy nicknamed "Jimmy" who still roam Tremont House hotel in Galveston; the thirty-two benevolent ghosts of the historic Menger Hotel, close to the Alamo in San Antonio, including Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt (who recruited Rough Riders in the Menger Bar), the phantom of rancher Richard King in his former suite (the King Room), chambermaid Sallie White who still meticulously performs her duties in Victorian attire, a bespectacled lady in a blue dress who knits quietly in the lobby, a man in a buckskin jacket and unseen kitchen helpers; the strange phenomena at the Driskill Hotel, Austin, including the odd sensation experienced by guests who stare at the third floor picture of a child holding flowers; appearances of the spiny goat-sucker, the chupacabra; and the emerald-headed serpent, a great deity that inhabits a crystal cave in the Gulf of Mexico but which, according to Native Americans, may be seen from the coast, when it ventures to the surface with a great display of light, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Texas.
Reptiles, Mammals, Birds and other Wildlife / Fauna of Texas
Texas horned lizards, coyotes, roseate spoonbills, sandhill cranes, collared peccaries or javelinas, white-tailed deer, nine-banded armadillos, American avocets, bald eagles, Ridley sea turtles, increasing numbers of black bears, raccoons, Western diamondback rattlesnakes, pronghorn antelopes, Montezuma quails, bobcats, turkey vultures (turkey buzzards), red-cockaded woodpeckers, cactus wrens, prairie dog towns, cougars (also called pumas or mountain lions), jackrabbits, opossums, plain chachalacas, road runners, great kiskadees, Mexican free-tailed bats, wild turkeys, alligators, brown pelicans, otters, American white pelicans, prairie chickens, burrowing owls and endangered whooping cranes are among the wild animals of Texas.
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