|Galvez Hotel - Galveston, TX
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Welcome to the Haunted
Galveston website. We hope to share with you information about what we
consider the most haunted city in Texas - and one of the most haunted
cities in the whole of the United States. Galveston island has often
been described as the cemetery with a beach attached. The small island
just off the south east Texas coast has survived plagues, great fires,
war, and hurricanes.
Galveston Island is located some 50
miles outside of Houston, TX on the Gulf of Mexico coastline. Known
primarily as a resort city and tourist destination, the island has
been occupied since the early 1500's, first by the Kawakawa Indians.
Galveston, TX is the best kept secret in Texas, and in my opinion the
country; especially when it comes to hauntings, ghost, and spirits.
Primarily because of the large amount
of history and death that this small island city has endured through
the decades. For instance, what other city in the country can say that
in one night over 1/4 of their population was dead. 6,000 people died
in the 1900 Hurricane that basically leveled this once prosperous
city. To this day contractors digging on Galveston island still find
shallow unmarked graves of storm victims. With so many bodies, so many
dead, it was impossible to burry them all. First Galveston officials
attempted a burial at sea, but bodies kept washing back up on shore,
lastly they finally buried the bodies of storm victims, or allowed
residents to burry the dead where and how they saw fit.
Almost every building on Galveston
island can report some kind of haunting - ghostly children playing in
the aisles of the local Walmart, a desperate nun slamming doors up and
down the hall of the Galvez hotel searching for a lost child, even
famous Pirate Jean Lafitte haunts trinity bay and frightens away
treasure hunters trying to find his hidden gold. The strand district
is probably a great center of most of the hauntings. Many of the
buildings are original to the city and date back to the late 1800s and
Please enjoy exploring the website.....
and book mark us today! We will continue to investigate and add new
evidence as often as possible.