The Driskill Hotel in Downtown Austin, Texas is lovely, luxurious, romantic, historic, and... haunted?
There are many ghost stories that line the halls of the hotel, which was opened in the 1800s and still features many and even creepy oil paintings from the time. The Driskill easily landed a spot on TexasUFOs.com's list of "Most Haunted Places in Texas." But for this article, we're going to focus on what might be the most haunted Driskill hotel room of all... Room 525.
While many parts of the hotel have some haunting history- the original owner died in the hotel and a little girl once fell down the stairs to her death, among other tragic stories.
According to legend, two women who were on their honeymoon stayed in the now-infamous Room 525 together one night. For some unknown reason, both the women committed suicide, and their bodies were discovered in the room's bathroom. These women were given the sad nicknames of the "Suicide Brides" and the Driskill Hotel decided to close the room and put bricks over it. But it is open again today for brave guests. Unsurprisingly, many guests have reported strange occurrences while staying in Room 525.
Guests who stay in the room sometimes report odd water leaks that don't have any origin, ghostly apparitions (specifically of a bride), and other frightening experiences.
One couple who adored the hotel and stayed in the room in September 2016ended up checking out in the middle of night after being spooked by flickering lights and mysterious knocks on the door!
Have you ever stayed in the Driskill Hotel? Do you have any ghost stories to share? Would you dare to stay in Room 525? Share your thoughts on this haunted Texas tale and more in the comments or on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! And consider looking for a ghost on your next stay the hotel, or even on a haunted ghost tour.
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A marijuana dispensary in Oregon may be haunted, at least that's what spooky security camera footage seems to show. Multiple objects can be seen moving on their own in the videos below, and what's weirder is a worker at the shop also claimed to feel a presence a presence watching them when the videos were captured.
There's a road near New London, Minnesota that is claimed to be haunted. Timber Lake Road is lined by dense forest and at nighttime, it turns eerie, with locals reporting to see strange red eyes in the dark and other ghostly apparitions. As you might guess, it has a tragic history. One day, a mother who lived on Timber Lake Road came home to discover that her children had been murdered. Grief stricken, she hung herself. Her ghost is believed to still roam the rural road, looking for the murderer.
In the summer of 2015, a deaf woman and her boyfriend stayed in their mother's home in New London, not terribly far from this haunted road. And she had a super spooky encounter.
In the middle of the night, she felt like someone was watching her in the corner of the bedroom, specifically a shadowy figure with white, glowing eyes (she had a vision in her head of it). But she was too afraid to actually peek open her eyes to see. A week later, the mother's boyfriend stayed in the same bedroom and had a similar feeling. This time he took a picture, and you can scroll down to see the creepy image!
What's even creepier is the mother ended up admitting later that she believed the house to be haunted, and that's why she was about to break the lease! She would hear strange noises in the house, however since her daughter was deaf, she didn't think the noises would be bothered! Check out the original photo taken below as well as some lightened versions of it, and the original witness testimony shared in a popular Reddit thread.
Original ghost image
It was taken in summer of 2015 at a house in New London, MN by my mom’s boyfriend. My mom moved in this house in the woods with 1 year lease, but she moved out after 2nd week for another place and broke the lease at end of the month. When I came to visit her before she broke the lease, she told me my boyfriend and I could stay at this house as a quiet “up north vacation” for just two of us. She doesn’t mention any haunting to us or tell us reason why she moved out. We got there and I immediately felt like someone was watching us as soon as we placed our foot into the house. I ignored this feeling because I thought I was just overly paranoid for no reason and it was at night time. This feeling of being watched doesn’t stop at our bedtime and it came from one corner next to closet that was facing the bed if you stood there. I finally told my boyfriend I have a very strong feeling something was there watching us from that corner. We don’t see anything but I can see a black apparition with white glowing eyes in my head (hard to explain what it’s like seeing something that’s not there). He was like, don’t be silly and I am always here to protect you. So I went to sleep with my eyes shut all night with no peeking. For some reasons I believed I would see glowing white eyes if I ever opened my eyes, so I just don’t ever dare to peek and risk ruining my night freaking out if I saw something. The next morning I had enough and told him to get outta here ASAP.
A paranormal crew has investigated the haunted road located near this encounter before and you can watch their video below:
What do you think of this ghost story and photo? Could it be a weird lens reflection, misidentification, or hoax? If the photo is real, does it prove that ghosts are real? Share your thoughts and personal ghost stories on the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.
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5. Lubbock Home Security Camera Captures Blinds Moving On Their Own
Back in 2016, a Lubbock, Texas resident was looking over his home security camera footage when he noticed something unexplained - door blinds moving on their own! The man shared the spooky video with radio station Kiss FM, and the rest is, well, a mystery.
4. Strange Entity Floats Through Texas Hotel Room
in the summer of 2018, a barrier at the OnLive Hall of Fame cafe in San Antonino mysteriously knocked over. As a result, the cafe owners reviewed security footage to see what happened. They discovered something as creepy as it was incredible - a misty figure moving around on a cafe stool and knocking the barrier over!
3. Video Shows Possible Ghost Sighting at San Antonio Cafe
In this video, taken during a 2017 paranormal investigation of the Magnolia Hotel in Seguin, Texas, a shadowy figure can be seen slinking through a hotel sitting room. It then turns into a mist that swirls around the screen. Skeptics have suggest this could be cigar or cigarette smoke, but the investigative team Strange Town claim this could be a real video showing a ghost.
Orb Transforms Into Ghostly Figure in Hotel Security Camera Footage
Hotel security camera footage out of Fort Worth showing an eerie, white orb turning into a full walking figure was uploaded to YouTube back in the summer of 2016, and so far, has never been explained.
1. Ghost Attack and Wicked Laugh Caught on Camera
In the #1 Texas ghost video, a paranormal and the KSAT television crew investigated the reportedly haunted old Yoakum Community Hospital together. They did not return empty-handed. Not only did they end up with an amazing EVP featuring a long, giddy female laugh, but one of the paranormal investigators was pushed and then scratched on the neck by an unknown entity.
What do you think of these Texas ghost sightings? Do you think ghosts are real? Have you ever seen a ghost? Share your thoughts on this and other haunting stories in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and report your ghost sighting!
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A hospital in England may be haunted, according to recent video footage featuring the witness walking through an empty hospital hallway with her two-year-old daughter after the pair became lost. Then, unbeknownst to them, a deep, eerie, mumbling voice was recorded on camera... the mother only discovered the ghostly voice later when reviewing the video she had taken. i hear a dark, villain-worthy laugh in the video - what do you hear? As always, you be the judge:
Listen carefully at the 6-second mark:
What do you think of this ghostly EVP? Does it prove that ghosts are real? Or can you explain this video? Share your thoughts in the comments below, or join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.
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